Wong Notes

By Premier Guitar

Listen to a podcast, please open Podcast Republic app. Available on Google Play Store.


Category: Music Interviews

Open in Apple Podcasts


Open RSS feed


Open Website


Rate for this podcast

Subscribers: 34
Reviews: 1

Jason McManus
 Jul 12, 2020
Cory is an American treasure. His energy on and off stage, his style, passion for the art, the chops, positive attitude... What a gift to have this podcast! Truly awesome.

Description

Hi, my name is Cory Wong. This is my podcast. I'm going to take you backstage with your favorite artists as they discuss their personal tricks of the trade, never-before-heard stories, and the proper response when Sinatra wants to peep your master tapes.

Episode Date
George Benson
37:14
WE GOT BENSON! Talk about a legend. George Benson has crossed over between pop, jazz, and R&B so many times I've lost count. Listen in as he share stories of collaborations with Gorillaz, Stevie Wonder, and the infamous Sinatra story. Visit George Benson: http://georgebenson.com (http://georgebenson.com) Hit us up: wongnotes@premierguitar.com (mailto:wongnotes@premierguitar.com) Visit Cory: https://www.corywongmusic.com (https://www.corywongmusic.com) Visit Premier Guitar: http://premierguitar.com (http://premierguitar.com) Twitter: https://twitter.com/wongnotespod (https://twitter.com/wongnotespod) IG: https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod (https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod) Produced by Jason Shadrick and Cory Wong Presented by Fender
Aug 05, 2020
Béla Fleck
01:01:17
Bela is a world-class musician and the world's leading ambassador of the banjo. Cory is a card-carrying superfan. Listen in as Bela discusses his approach to improvisation, his high school years with Omar Hakim and Marcus Miller (!), and his love for collaboration. Visit Bela Fleck: https://www.belafleck.com (https://www.belafleck.com) Hit us up: wongnotes@premierguitar.com (mailto:wongnotes@premierguitar.com) Visit Cory: https://www.corywongmusic.com (https://www.corywongmusic.com) Visit Premier Guitar: http://premierguitar.com (http://premierguitar.com) Twitter: https://twitter.com/wongnotespod (https://twitter.com/wongnotespod) IG: https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod (https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod) Produced by Jason Shadrick and Cory Wong Presented by Fender
Jul 29, 2020
The Bacon Brothers
44:49
Kevin and Michael Bacon join Cory to talk about their new album, 'The Way We Love,' copping loops from Logic, and how their creative partnerships works. Visit The Bacon Brothers: https://www.baconbros.com (https://www.baconbros.com) Hit us up: wongnotes@premierguitar.com (mailto:wongnotes@premierguitar.com) Visit Cory: https://www.corywongmusic.com (https://www.corywongmusic.com) Visit Premier Guitar: http://premierguitar.com (http://premierguitar.com) Twitter: https://twitter.com/wongnotespod (https://twitter.com/wongnotespod) IG: https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod (https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod) Produced by Jason Shadrick and Cory Wong Presented by Fender
Jul 22, 2020
Sean Hurley
48:21
What does it take to be a first-call bassist? Sean Hurley would know. He has graced studios and stages along with John Mayer, Stevie Nicks, Jason Mraz, Vertical Horizon, and many, many more. Listen is as he discusses how he prepares for a gig, gear essentials, and how a good level of confidence can improve your tone. Hit us up: wongnotes@premierguitar.com (mailto:wongnotes@premierguitar.com) Visit Cory: https://www.corywongmusic.com (https://www.corywongmusic.com) Visit Premier Guitar: http://premierguitar.com (http://premierguitar.com) Twitter: https://twitter.com/wongnotespod (https://twitter.com/wongnotespod) IG: https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod (https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod) Produced by Jason Shadrick and Cory Wong Presented by Fender
Jul 15, 2020
Yvette Young of Covet
57:55
Yvette Young is a future-rock superstar. Her perception of guitar involves inventive open tunings, rhythmic creativity, and an open heart that welcomes outside influences. Her band, Covet, is a math-rock trio that blends graceful melodies and propulsive and engaging harmonies. For more information about Yvette, visit https://yvetteyoung.bandcamp.com Hit us up: wongnotes@premierguitar.com Visit Cory: https://www.corywongmusic.com Visit Premier Guitar: http://premierguitar.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/wongnotespod IG: https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod Produced by Jason Shadrick and Cory Wong Presented by Fender
Jul 08, 2020
Rob Harris of Jamiroquai
01:04:58
Over the last 20 years, Rob has been holding down the guitar chair in Jamiroquai. He’s known as a go-to session player with credits on albums by Katy Perry, Kanye West, Robbie Williams, and many more.  For more information about Rob, visit http://robharrismusic.co.uk (http://robharrismusic.co.uk) Hit us up: wongnotes@premierguitar.com  (wongnotes@premierguitar.com ) Visit Cory:  https://www.corywongmusic.com (https://www.youtube.com/redirect?q=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.corywongmusic.com&redir_token=QUFFLUhqa0RUUE5BSFhKVFhIbEo4YUlMano4U1FqNFBiUXxBQ3Jtc0trMExrcHYwWDNSTXhTX211bm5wajAybUxseVh2M2pYSExZcEtER2wxYzNYV05qWDhmM1BVYzB0QnZnUWxYWFpaZlYyU3JROEFtM2Q4bS1XN3FteV9tQUZ4ckpDNjllOHVjcnB1cGVfUExMMlItSHNJUQ%3D%3D&v=ufDWw4gRInw&event=video_description) Visit Premier Guitar:  http://premierguitar.com (https://www.youtube.com/redirect?q=http%3A%2F%2Fpremierguitar.com&redir_token=QUFFLUhqbXYzYXVsTHd3akcteFM0TWdEa3lWTGJ5VEJ6Z3xBQ3Jtc0tuZTN2WG1jSXRXSFY2QjZJek5MOEpacURyTjhtbFhmNDQ2VWVoSW13NjlwR2tvOVJ6NDRURTF2NjhxdlYyeThGTWNIOVRfQ1VWRU5GR3ZveGtlMkVFZ0VnNHpYbHBKLVpFdHg4a3RrRWlXT2l1ek5DQQ%3D%3D&v=ufDWw4gRInw&event=video_description) Twitter:  https://twitter.com/wongnotespod (https://www.youtube.com/redirect?q=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2Fwongnotespod&redir_token=QUFFLUhqbkE2SHVpT3ZtdnJLbXZuRjhnZFdtR1N3Ujlwd3xBQ3Jtc0tubFNXa3VoNDdRRkNpZkE4eV9yTno1X0pMNzY0RUswTUMzNHlWd3Y3QUJkTXpjd0pYTl9wbGtBcnVVNTN4QUowcG5seEVpbFEwdkNCeVRBMjBFa3N6Z084ZU03dEV5ZVhZckp2ajh0OGFKanJxN1hSRQ%3D%3D&v=ufDWw4gRInw&event=video_description) IG:  https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod (https://www.youtube.com/redirect?q=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.instagram.com%2Fwongnotespod&redir_token=QUFFLUhqa3FqOEJOWU52NVJmMWRDcUw5eGZlOHgzdFRvd3xBQ3Jtc0tuSVBaS3B5WVJveEhXXzBBSFhzbkFKYmhqQ3hPajRRSzNvRWhHS2xENGdpZFFIbUNVbERHZVNzbGVDaTB3VmFvcklaRXdGUVVPRUJpa2t2UVpZU1JvWEFUUGVMWi1wWThsdHZUa0VLdTc2ekx3R20xcw%3D%3D&v=ufDWw4gRInw&event=video_description) Produced by Jason Shadrick and Cory Wong  Presented by Fender
Jul 01, 2020
Eric Johnson
49:22
A true guitar hero, Eric Johnson discusses sage advice he received while touring with B.B. King, his approach to refining his voice, and how he uses the piano to cop new guitar voicings. Bonus: Cory makes a shocking gear confession. Check out Eric Johnson: https://ericjohnson.com Hit us up: wongnotes@premierguitar.com  (wongnotes@premierguitar.com ) Visit Cory:  https://www.corywongmusic.com (https://www.youtube.com/redirect?q=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.corywongmusic.com&redir_token=QUFFLUhqa0RUUE5BSFhKVFhIbEo4YUlMano4U1FqNFBiUXxBQ3Jtc0trMExrcHYwWDNSTXhTX211bm5wajAybUxseVh2M2pYSExZcEtER2wxYzNYV05qWDhmM1BVYzB0QnZnUWxYWFpaZlYyU3JROEFtM2Q4bS1XN3FteV9tQUZ4ckpDNjllOHVjcnB1cGVfUExMMlItSHNJUQ%3D%3D&v=ufDWw4gRInw&event=video_description) Visit Premier Guitar:  http://premierguitar.com (https://www.youtube.com/redirect?q=http%3A%2F%2Fpremierguitar.com&redir_token=QUFFLUhqbXYzYXVsTHd3akcteFM0TWdEa3lWTGJ5VEJ6Z3xBQ3Jtc0tuZTN2WG1jSXRXSFY2QjZJek5MOEpacURyTjhtbFhmNDQ2VWVoSW13NjlwR2tvOVJ6NDRURTF2NjhxdlYyeThGTWNIOVRfQ1VWRU5GR3ZveGtlMkVFZ0VnNHpYbHBKLVpFdHg4a3RrRWlXT2l1ek5DQQ%3D%3D&v=ufDWw4gRInw&event=video_description) Twitter:  https://twitter.com/wongnotespod (https://www.youtube.com/redirect?q=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2Fwongnotespod&redir_token=QUFFLUhqbkE2SHVpT3ZtdnJLbXZuRjhnZFdtR1N3Ujlwd3xBQ3Jtc0tubFNXa3VoNDdRRkNpZkE4eV9yTno1X0pMNzY0RUswTUMzNHlWd3Y3QUJkTXpjd0pYTl9wbGtBcnVVNTN4QUowcG5seEVpbFEwdkNCeVRBMjBFa3N6Z084ZU03dEV5ZVhZckp2ajh0OGFKanJxN1hSRQ%3D%3D&v=ufDWw4gRInw&event=video_description) IG:  https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod (https://www.youtube.com/redirect?q=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.instagram.com%2Fwongnotespod&redir_token=QUFFLUhqa3FqOEJOWU52NVJmMWRDcUw5eGZlOHgzdFRvd3xBQ3Jtc0tuSVBaS3B5WVJveEhXXzBBSFhzbkFKYmhqQ3hPajRRSzNvRWhHS2xENGdpZFFIbUNVbERHZVNzbGVDaTB3VmFvcklaRXdGUVVPRUJpa2t2UVpZU1JvWEFUUGVMWi1wWThsdHZUa0VLdTc2ekx3R20xcw%3D%3D&v=ufDWw4gRInw&event=video_description) Produced by Jason Shadrick and Cory Wong  Presented by Fender
Jun 24, 2020
Molly Tuttle
49:40
Molly Tuttle is a fiery picker, dynamite singer, and incredible songwriter. She meets up with Cory to discuss her unique clawhammer style, developing a repertoire, and playing rhythm guitar in bluegrass and old-time music.  Her latest album is called When You’re Ready and is available at mollytuttlemusic.com.  Hit us up: wongnotes@premierguitar.com  Visit Cory:  https://www.corywongmusic.com (https://www.youtube.com/redirect?q=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.corywongmusic.com&redir_token=QUFFLUhqa0RUUE5BSFhKVFhIbEo4YUlMano4U1FqNFBiUXxBQ3Jtc0trMExrcHYwWDNSTXhTX211bm5wajAybUxseVh2M2pYSExZcEtER2wxYzNYV05qWDhmM1BVYzB0QnZnUWxYWFpaZlYyU3JROEFtM2Q4bS1XN3FteV9tQUZ4ckpDNjllOHVjcnB1cGVfUExMMlItSHNJUQ%3D%3D&v=ufDWw4gRInw&event=video_description) Visit Premier Guitar:  http://premierguitar.com (https://www.youtube.com/redirect?q=http%3A%2F%2Fpremierguitar.com&redir_token=QUFFLUhqbXYzYXVsTHd3akcteFM0TWdEa3lWTGJ5VEJ6Z3xBQ3Jtc0tuZTN2WG1jSXRXSFY2QjZJek5MOEpacURyTjhtbFhmNDQ2VWVoSW13NjlwR2tvOVJ6NDRURTF2NjhxdlYyeThGTWNIOVRfQ1VWRU5GR3ZveGtlMkVFZ0VnNHpYbHBKLVpFdHg4a3RrRWlXT2l1ek5DQQ%3D%3D&v=ufDWw4gRInw&event=video_description) Twitter:  https://twitter.com/wongnotespod (https://www.youtube.com/redirect?q=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2Fwongnotespod&redir_token=QUFFLUhqbkE2SHVpT3ZtdnJLbXZuRjhnZFdtR1N3Ujlwd3xBQ3Jtc0tubFNXa3VoNDdRRkNpZkE4eV9yTno1X0pMNzY0RUswTUMzNHlWd3Y3QUJkTXpjd0pYTl9wbGtBcnVVNTN4QUowcG5seEVpbFEwdkNCeVRBMjBFa3N6Z084ZU03dEV5ZVhZckp2ajh0OGFKanJxN1hSRQ%3D%3D&v=ufDWw4gRInw&event=video_description) IG:  https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod (https://www.youtube.com/redirect?q=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.instagram.com%2Fwongnotespod&redir_token=QUFFLUhqa3FqOEJOWU52NVJmMWRDcUw5eGZlOHgzdFRvd3xBQ3Jtc0tuSVBaS3B5WVJveEhXXzBBSFhzbkFKYmhqQ3hPajRRSzNvRWhHS2xENGdpZFFIbUNVbERHZVNzbGVDaTB3VmFvcklaRXdGUVVPRUJpa2t2UVpZU1JvWEFUUGVMWi1wWThsdHZUa0VLdTc2ekx3R20xcw%3D%3D&v=ufDWw4gRInw&event=video_description) Produced by Jason Shadrick and Cory Wong  Presented by Fender  #johnscofield (https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%23johnscofield)
Jun 17, 2020
John Scofield
01:10:17
John Scofield has been a trailblazer for over 30 years. He's played with everyone from Miles Davis to Medeski, Martin, and Wood. He's full of stories and is a true ambassador of the guitar. His latest album, Swallow Tales, is available on June 12. Head over to http://johnscofield.com (http://johnscofield.com) for more information. Hit us up: wongnotes@premierguitar.com (mailto:wongnotes@premierguitar.com) Visit Cory: https://www.corywongmusic.com (https://www.corywongmusic.com/) Visit Premier Guitar: http://premierguitar.com (http://premierguitar.com/) Twitter: https://twitter.com/wongnotespod (https://twitter.com/wongnotespod) IG: https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod (https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod) Produced by Jason Shadrick and Cory Wong Presented by Fender (http://fender.com/)
Jun 10, 2020
Joe Satriani
01:05:42
Joe Satriani is one of the most successful instrumental rock guitarists of all time. His latest album, Shapeshifting, was just released in April and is full of speedy legato runs and otherworldly rock jams. Cory and Joe discuss how to get in a performance-based mindset, Satch's famous guitar students, and advice for breaking through the noise of the modern music scene. Check out Joe here: http://satriani.com (http://satriani.com) Hit us up: wongnotes@premierguitar.com (mailto:wongnotes@premierguitar.com) Visit Cory: https://www.corywongmusic.com (https://www.corywongmusic.com) Visit Premier Guitar: http://premierguitar.com (http://premierguitar.com) Twitter: https://twitter.com/wongnotespod (https://twitter.com/wongnotespod) IG: https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod (https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod) Produced by Jason Shadrick and Cory Wong Presented by Fender (http://fender.com)
May 27, 2020
Welcome to Wong Notes
03:21
Here's a taste of what's coming up this season. WE GOT BENSON! Hit us up: wongnotes@premierguitar.com (mailto:wongnotes@premierguitar.com) Visit Cory: https://www.corywongmusic.com/ (https://www.corywongmusic.com/) Visit Premier Guitar: http://premierguitar.com (http://premierguitar.com) Twitter: https://twitter.com/wongnotespod (https://twitter.com/wongnotespod) IG: https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod/ (https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod/) Produced by Cory Wong and Jason Shadrick Presented by Fender (https://fender.com)
May 14, 2020