Wong Notes

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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.


Hi, my name is Cory Wong. This is my podcast. I'm going to talk to 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
Respect, Psychedelics, and the Future of Bluegrass With Billy Strings
Feb 07, 2024
Joe Dart Talks Bass Philosophy and the Benefits of High Action
Jan 24, 2024
The Rich Musical World of Louis Cato
Jan 11, 2024
Aaron Sterling’s Pedalboard Approach to the Drums
Dec 06, 2023
How Bruce Lee Inspired Margaret Glaspy’s New Record
Nov 22, 2023
Charlie Hunter: Graduating Busking Boot Camp
Nov 09, 2023
Bruno Major’s Relatively Lo-Fi Soul
Oct 25, 2023
Daniel Donato Gets Cosmic
Oct 11, 2023
Wolfgang Van Halen: Sing the Solo
Sep 27, 2023
Eric Krasno: Funk Chameleon
May 10, 2023
Jason Isbell's Desert Island Gear
May 03, 2023
Nuno Bettencourt is Out for Blood
Apr 28, 2023
Mike Gordon on the Magic of the Jam
Apr 19, 2023
Theo Katzman: The Songwriter Behind the Guitarist
Feb 09, 2023
Mateus Asato on Thinking Beyond the Guitar
Jan 12, 2023
Paul Gilbert’s Shred School Is in Session
Dec 29, 2022
How Does Nir Felder Get His Tone?
Dec 15, 2022
KT Tunstall and the Mystery of Songwriting
Nov 30, 2022
"Captain" Kirk Douglas: From "Wheels on the Bus" to the Tonight Show
Nov 10, 2022
Chris Thile’s Exercise in Joy
Oct 27, 2022
Chris Shiflett is Over the “Shame of the ’80s”
Oct 12, 2022
What Scares Julian Lage?
Aug 18, 2022
Derek Trucks: “There’s a Lot of Music Out There”
Aug 03, 2022
Cory Wong On How To Get Your Groove On
Jul 20, 2022
Bruce Hornsby: “Trying to Keep the Self-Loathing at Bay”
Jun 23, 2022
Yngwie J. Malmsteen: “I Never Felt That Art Is a Sport”
Jun 08, 2022
Eric Gales: “It’s My Walk”
May 25, 2022
Victor Wooten: "Music Needs Us."
May 11, 2022
Ariel Posen: “Dynamics are the most important thing.”
Apr 27, 2022
Mike Campbell Likes the “Real Stuff”
Apr 13, 2022
Vai on Vai: “That’s Me—Obtuse and Quirky.”
Mar 30, 2022
John Mayer Pt. 2—A Song Too Perfect To Record?
Mar 16, 2022
Mayer Is King
Mar 09, 2022
Nile Rodgers: The Ambassador of Rhythm Guitar
Dec 01, 2021
Carlos Santana: Don’t Play Music, Play Life!
Nov 17, 2021
John McLaughlin Is Full of Wonder
Nov 10, 2021
Tora Dahle Aagård's Weaponized Guitar
Nov 03, 2021
Linda Perry Stays True to What She Knows
Oct 27, 2021
Ed Robertson Is a Pinball Wizard
Oct 20, 2021
Robben Ford: “The Guitar Is a Rhythm Instrument”
Oct 13, 2021
Michael League: The Walter White of Jazz-Funk
Oct 06, 2021
Sierra Hull Decodes the Business and “the Chop”
Sep 29, 2021
Jimmie Vaughan
Sep 22, 2021
Henrik Linder (Dirty Loops) On The Power of Stupid Luck
Sep 15, 2021
The Tao of Pat Metheny
Sep 08, 2021
Joe Walsh Can Tell You What Not to Do
Jun 23, 2021
Nathan East on Filling Every Note with Love
Jun 16, 2021
Mark Lettieri Likes Solos You Can Dance To
Jun 09, 2021
Larry Carlton’s Favorite Guitar Solos From Bebop to “Sleepwalk”
Jun 02, 2021
Why You Should Prep (& Maintain) Like an Athlete
May 26, 2021
Lindsay Ell: “A Guitar Solo Should be the Extra Lyrics of a Song.”
May 19, 2021
Christian McBride: Legends, Labels, and the Guts of Genius
May 12, 2021
Heart’s Nancy Wilson: “I Think Artistic Integrity Is Fleeting at Best.”
May 05, 2021
Danny Elfman Goes Psycho!
Apr 28, 2021
Peter Frampton: "Management's Greed Was My Downfall"
Apr 21, 2021
Ani Di Franco on the “Larger Purpose of Artistry”
Apr 14, 2021
Joe Bonamassa: “People Don’t Think I’m Self-Aware”
Apr 07, 2021
Steve Lukather's Studio Stories
Dec 16, 2020
Tosin Abasi Has Yngwie Amp Envy
Dec 09, 2020
Jacob Collier: "I’ve Got Too Much Creative Potential to be Reasonable.”
Dec 02, 2020
Gavin Rossdale Nearly Died on MTV
Nov 25, 2020
Vince Gill: “Authenticity Is Really Important to Me”
Nov 18, 2020
Steve Jordan’s Ground Rules for Greatness
Nov 11, 2020
Ron Carter Needs You to Focus
Nov 04, 2020
Madison Cunningham: “Incredible Playing Does Not Compensate For Bad Tone.”
Oct 28, 2020
Meet Tom Misch, the Acid-Jazz Virtuoso Hailed by Clapton & Mayer
Oct 21, 2020
Susan Tedeschi on Why Last-Minute Jams Are the Best
Oct 14, 2020
How (& Why) Jake Shimabukuro Considers Us All Part of His “Band”
Oct 07, 2020
John Petrucci On Fighting Ego & Reuniting with Mike Portnoy
Sep 30, 2020
Ask Cory!
Aug 19, 2020
James Valentine
Aug 12, 2020
George Benson
Aug 05, 2020
Béla Fleck
Jul 29, 2020
The Bacon Brothers
Jul 22, 2020
Sean Hurley
Jul 15, 2020
Yvette Young of Covet
Jul 08, 2020
Rob Harris of Jamiroquai
Jul 01, 2020
Eric Johnson
Jun 24, 2020
Molly Tuttle
Jun 17, 2020
John Scofield
Jun 10, 2020
Joe Satriani
May 27, 2020
Welcome to Wong Notes
May 14, 2020