020 – The Bassman: John Montagna

August 14, 2010 | By | Add a Comment


John Montagna is a professional bass player out of Brooklyn New York. John talks to MLR about session work, supporting live acts like Alan Parsons, Todd Rundgren, Denny Laine, and his involvement in the Godfrey Townsend band supporting the Happy Together tour, and Hippiefest. We listen to some of John’s solo work as well. Check out MLR 18 “The Road Diaries” for more John Montagna during his time on the road with the Happy Together tour.

John Montagna – Photo by Jake Gorst

Check out this video from the road featuring John’s jacket being worn by a variety of classic rock stars!

Credits: “MLR Intro” by “Rob McCann“, “Your Are Safe” by “John Montagna“, “Jane” by “Chris Orbach“, “Gaga for Raga” by “Godfrey Townsend“, “Always Judgement Day” by “John Montagna“, “Stone in the Water” by “John Montagna

BONUS: As a companion to this podcast, we’ve included some bonus audio of John Montagna talking about his gear and rig setup. Click link to play in the browser or right click and save:  John Montagna Talks Bass

Credits: “MLR Intro” by “Rob McCann“,  “Firesign Blues” by “John Montagna“, “Stone in the Water” by “John Montagna

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About the Producer ()

Daniel Sauter – Host and Executive Producer. Musician, IT professional, recording engineer, and geek-of-all-trades. His resume includes the bands Visitor 42, Gunpowder, Greg Volker & Deer Crossing, Raging Free Radicals, Lower Sound, and Illegal Action. He is also the loremaster for Rock and Royalties, the fantasy rock and roll trivia role playing game.

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