Dark Star Orchestra drummer Rob Koritz has unveiled a new podcast titled ‘The Music Plays the Band.’ According to a press release, the podcast will delve into “the influence of the Grateful Dead on the life and career of professional musicians within the jamband world and beyond.”
According to the press release, guests on the podcast will include Keller Williams, Rob Barraco, Kenny Withrow, Vinny Amico, Ben Kaufman and more. Koritz also detailed some segments that would appear on the podcast. One will be “The Black Music Moment,” which will highlight “the monumental influence of Black Music on the sound of the Grateful Dead.” “I’m very excited to be able to delve deeper into the musicians, the music and the stories of those black artists who had immense inspiration on the Dead’s music,” Koritz said.
Other segments will include “The Sarno Music Solutions Breakdown,” during which Koritz friend and audio guru Brad Sarno will discuss the technical side of the Grateful Dead. Finally, there is “There’s a Grateful Dead Cover Band in Every Town,” which will feature interviews with local Dead cover band around the country.
Check out a short trailer video for the podcast below!