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The Unstarving Musician

The Unstarving Musician’s Podcast features interviews with indie music artists an industry pros who share their experience and expertise on songwriting, recording, touring, getting gigs, marketing, and much more. It’s all intended to help indie artists to more of what they love–make music.

Apr 28, 2023

Episode Social Artwork - David PedrickGuitarist, composer, and recording artist David Pedrick has earned accolades from critics and audiences alike for his work in recording and performance. David has played and recorded jazz, classical, rock, ambient, and more. His live performance credits also run the gamut from jazz clubs to concert halls. He has also performed for guitar societies, concert series, musical theater productions, and music festivals throughout the United States. 

As a recording artist, David has received international acclaim. His music has aired on numerous radio stations, including All Things Considered, Celtic Connections, Celtic Heartbeat, Classical 24, Colors of Jazz, and The Intimate Guitar. David's music has also played on ABC, NBC, Fox Broadcasting Company, National Public Radio, Public Radio International, the British Broadcasting Corporation, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and the documentary JFK: The Case for Conspiracy.


As a music educator, David is an active guitar teacher and clinician. He frequently gives masterclasses, lectures, and workshops for professional and community music organizations, colleges, universities, private schools, and public school districts. As an in-demand studio session performer, David regularly works with production houses, recording studios, and media company clients in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. He is also the host creator of a great podcast called Working Musician's Podcast, which you can find in all the podcast places.


David and I discuss the Working Musician podcast, the balance between creative vision and career demands, financial reasons to control publishing, The Beatles, Rush, and more.


You can read David's entire bio at Please enjoy my conversation with David Pedrick.

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