060: Richie Kotzen

Richie Kotzen from The Winery Dogs

June 30, 2018

Sound Matters episode #060 features Tom’s conversation with singer/songwriter, guitarist, and producer, Richie Kotzen from The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, and Poison. In addition to his high profile bands, Richie is a prolific solo artist with over 20 albums to his credit going back to the late 1980’s. Richie’s music crosses genres blending elements of rock, pop, blues, soul, and even funk at times into an infectious sound that leaves you wondering why he’s not a household name. In this interview, Tom talks to Richie about the The Winery Dog’s second album Hot Streak, touring, songwriting, recording, his solo plans, and if there’s any truth to the mythical “late night Richie” character…

On This Episode:

Sound Matters Radio INTERVIEW guest: Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist, Richie Kotzen

Episode #060 – The Podcast: (also on SpotifyApple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, & Spreaker)

Photo by Tom Leu


Inside the Interview:
00:17 – On touring with The Winery Dogs…
03:30 – How the first two Winery Dogs albums different…
07:46 – On the more collabortive writing approach to the new album…
09:25 – On the recording process for “Hot Streak”…
10:18 – On Richie’s comment “Music is not Math”…
12:27 – Plans for a 3rd Winery Dog record and Richie Kotzen solo?
15:25 – On how to keep this fresh on tour and avoid burnout…
17:02 – On the mythical character known as “late night Richie”…

Connect with Richie Kotzen:
Website: www.richiekotzen.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/richiekotzenmusic

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Until we meet again… Stay tuned-in…

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About the Author
Tom Leu, MS/CPC is a Professional Speaker, Writer, Radio Host, & Photographer. A member of the National Speakers Association, Tom talks shiFt™ about Communications, Psychology, Recovery, & Rock 'n Roll. His writings, presentations, images, & interviews uncover layers within music, culture, & communications.

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