Chris Raspante, Musician & Recording Engineer

This episode of the Unstarving Musician’s Podcast features Chris Raspante. I first met Chris at a holiday jam session December 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas where I am from originally.

Chris is a songwriter, recording engineer, and a successful gigging musician for hire. His guitar work has been featured on the HBO series True Blood and the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He has also worked with a host of Nashville musicians, including Travis Tritt, the Dixie Chicks and Stan Lynch. I can also say that Chris is a hell of a guitar player and a really nice guy. In today’s conversation we talk about serendipity, networking, reputation, Nashville, the wonders of today’s talent and more. I hope you enjoy our conversation as much as I did.

Episode Highlights

Chris and I have an in depth discussion of DIY home recording, his move to Nashville, and the beginnings of his interest in music.

Key Points

  • Networking is a key component of your success
  • Consistently network to make your circles larger

Mentioned in this Episode

Alanis Morissette & Glen Ballard
Chris Raspante on Facebook

Jace Everett, Bad Things

True Blood

The DIY Musician’s Radio Handbook

The Appetizer Radio Show

Travis Tritt

Pro Tools

Universal Audio Apollo 8

Ti Herndon tour

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