The Sound Podcast

The Sound Podcast is a music discovery podcast rooted in music and musicians inspired by the Grateful Dead and the larger "Jam Band" community.

We provide a forum for artists, writers and others involved in the scene to tell their story.

Just like you, we're always listening for the secret, and searching for the sound.

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Episode 21: Col. Bruce Hampton (Retired)

When I first started listening to and learning about some of the early jambands in the early 90s like Phish, Blues Traveler, and Widespread Panic, members of each pointed to their spiritual leader Col.Bruce Hampton. While he certainly isn't a house hold name the beloved Col. Is responsible for finding many prominent members of the current scene including Oteil Burbidge and Jimmy Herring. His biography reads like a who's who of music and dates back to being friends with Duane Allman. When I had a chance to sit down with the colonel I wasn't entirely sure what to expect, and we indeed got into all kinds of topics including politics, music, baseball and more.

Check out the Col.'s website here!

This episode is 29:01 long