Anthony Plog on Music

Conversations with performers, composers, and entrepreneurs


Please join me in conversations with some of the most fascinating and accomplished musicians of our time, including performers, composers, and entrepreneurs. How do these artists reach and stay at the top of their game? What are their work habits, and how do they approach music? With each guest, we explore what makes them great and what we can learn from each of them.



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Producer/Web/Tech Guy

Eddie Ludema is Assistant Professor of Trumpet, Music Theory and Music Tech at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho. While he's not working on his etudes and helping his students understand just how cool an enharmonic German augmented sixth as a dominant pivot chord can be, he enjoys working with Tony on his podcast (and really wishes we could include more outtakes!)

Podcast Guests Ingrid Jensen, 2019 Recipient of the Jazz Journalists Trumpeter-of-the-Year Award
May 16, 2022
Hamido Fujita, Ground-Breaking AI Researcher - The Future of AI and Music
Apr 20, 2022
Apr 28, 2022
Larry Zalkind, Trombonist, Professor at the Eastman School of Music, and his fight against dystonia
Mar 29, 2022
Apr 6, 2022
Elena Cheah, Cellist, Professor at the Freiburg Musikhochschule and author of "An Orchestra Beyond Borders"
Mar 12, 2022
Mar 23, 2022
Dan Perantoni discussing tuba, performing and teaching
Mar 2, 2022
Mar 6, 2022
David Newman discusses the new West Side Story movie
Feb 10, 2022
Feb 18, 2022
Pasi Pirinen and Valtteri Malmivirta, Trumpet and Trombone of the Helsinki Philharmonic and Professors at the Sibelius Academy
Jan 30, 2022
Feb 4, 2022
Dan Bowling, Head of Musical Theatre at the Royal Academy of Music
Jan 14, 2022
Jan 24, 2021
Madeline Adkins, Concertmaster of the Utah Symphony and International Violin Soloist
Dec 28, 2021
Jan 7, 2022
Kevin Day, A leading young voice in the world of music composition
Nov 12, 2021
Nov 20, 2021
Gail Williams, Internationally recognized hornist and brass pedagogue
Oct 19, 2021
Oct 30, 2021
Rob Roy McGregor, Founder of Balquhidder Music and Former Trumpet with the L.A. Philharmonic
Sep 18, 2021
Sep 27, 2021
Kim Carballo, Director of Rethinking Opera for Kids, Pedagogue and Collaborative artist
Sep 1, 2021
Sep 5, 2021
David Collins and Sarah Sew, Founders of Dublin Brass Week
Aug 8, 2021
Aug 21, 2021
Allen Vizzutti, Virtuoso Trumpet Performer, Composer and Teacher
Jul 18, 2021
Jul 28, 2021
Marcus Hummon, Songwriter, composer, singer, playwright and author
Jul 2, 2021
Jul 14, 2021
David Kuehn, Music Administrator and Former Tubist
Jun 14, 2021
Jun 21, 2021
Mark Gould, Trumpeter and Conductor
May 28, 2021
Jun 7, 2021
Justin Bland, Baroque and Modern Trumpet (and more!)
May 14, 2021
May 21, 2021
Jan Swafford, Author and Biographer
Apr 23, 2021
May 2, 2021
Håkan Hardenberger, International Trumpet Soloist
Apr 10, 2021
Apr 17, 2021
Roger Bobo, The World"s Innovative Tubist
Mar 26, 2021
Apr 2, 2021
Chris Martin and Joe Alessi, NY Phil Principal Trumpet and Trombone
Mar 5, 2021
Mar 19, 2021
Mark David, Brass Bands and Extreme Sports
Feb 19, 2021
Feb 26, 2021
Jon Lewis and Bill Booth, Top Call Hollywood Film Recording Brass
Feb 6, 2021
Feb 12, 2021
David Krehbiel, Chicago, Detroit and San Francisco Symphony Horn
Jan 22, 2021
Jan 30, 2021
Ray Mase and Allan Dean, Trumpet and Brass Legends
Jan 8, 2021
Jan 15, 2021
David Newman, Hollywood Film Composer and Conductor
Dec 18, 2020
Dec 28, 2020
Wiff Rudd, Dallas Brass, Rhythm and Brass, and Trumpet Pedagogue Extraordinaire!
Dec 4, 2020
Dec 11, 2020
Abbie Conant, Former Munich Philharmonic Principal Trombone, Professor of Trombone at Trossingen, Germany
Nov 20, 2020
Nov 27, 2020
Michael Sachs, Principal Trumpet of the Cleveland Orchestra
Nov 3, 2020
Nov 10, 2020