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Mitch Joel

Mitch Joel

Groove Host

Mitch Joel’s first bass was a Fender Precision bass. It was sunburst. It was second-hand. It was a fake Fender. Now Mitch is on a quest to build the largest oral history of bass players, through Groove – the No Treble Podcast, which debuted in January 2015. Mitch speaks frequently to diverse groups like Google, Wal-Mart, Starbucks, Microsoft, Procter and Gamble, Twitter, Unilever and every organization and association in between. He’s also the author of Six Pixels of Separation and CTRL ALT Delete.

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Groove – Episode #90: Fat Mike
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Groove – Episode #90: Fat Mike

Episode #90 of Groove is here, and our guest is Fat Mike of NOFX. As expected, he is candid, real, raw, and he doesn’t hold back. Enjoy the conversation...

Groove – Episode #89: Pete Trewavas
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Groove – Episode #89: Pete Trewavas

This year, Pete Trewavas celebrates his 40th anniversary as the bass player for famed prog-rock Gods, Marillion. He’s our guest for the 89th episode of Groove.

Groove – Episode #88: John Lodge
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Groove – Episode #88: John Lodge

John Lodge has been performing and recording with The Moody Blues for more than five decades, selling in excess of 70 million albums, along with a successful solo career. He’s our guest for this month’s episode of Groove.

Groove – Episode #87: Kasim Sulton
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Groove – Episode #87: Kasim Sulton

For close to 50 years, Kasim Sulton has made his mark on your daily playlists, whether you know it or not. Kasim played on albums that – total in sales of more than 85 million copies. He’s our guest for this month’s episode of Groove.

Groove – Episode #86: Mike Levine
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Groove – Episode #86: Mike Levine

One of the foundational rock bands that made me love the genre was Triumph. For the February episode of Groove, we chatted with Mike Levine, who has held the bass chair for the band since the beginning. Enjoy the conversation...

Groove – Episode #85: dUg Pinnick
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Groove – Episode #85: dUg Pinnick

dUg Pinnick is not just an incredible bass player, but he is a unique singer and songwriter. He’s our guest for this month’s episode of Groove - The No Treble Podcast. Enjoy the conversation...

Groove – Episode #84: John Myung
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Groove – Episode #84: John Myung

One of the bass players that I really wanted to speak with when we first decided to launch Groove – The No Treble Podcast over seven years ago was Dream Theater’s John Myung. Today’s the day! Enjoy the conversation...

Groove – Episode #83: Frank Bello
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Groove – Episode #83: Frank Bello

We're super excited to share this month’s episode of Groove, with our guest Frank Bello. This is a great one. Enjoy the conversation...

Groove – Episode #82: Bakithi Kumalo
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Groove – Episode #82: Bakithi Kumalo

This month’s episode of Groove - the No Treble Podcast features a true legend. Enjoy the conversation with Bakithi Kumalo...

Groove – Episode #81: Carlos Henriquez
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Groove – Episode #81: Carlos Henriquez

Carlos Henriquez performs with the Wynton Marsalis Septet and has worked with Paco De Lucia, Tito Puente, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Lenny Kravitz, and countless more. He’s our guest for this month’s episode of Groove.

Groove – Episode #80: Ryan Madora
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Groove – Episode #80: Ryan Madora

Ryan Madora has been a No Treble contributor for a decade. She's also had an amazing career over those years. In episode #80, we chat with Ryan about all of it.

Groove – Episode #79: Tom Kennedy
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Groove – Episode #79: Tom Kennedy

This month, we chat with the talented Tom Kennedy, an accomplished touring and studio musician who ranks as one of the top acoustic and electric bass players in the world. Enjoy the conversation...