Grab your ukulele and warm up those vocal cords, it’s another Music show! This week Rob and Ryan welcome Kristina Shelden, local singer/songwriter and Vancouver Adapted Music Society board member into the Guitar Dungeon where they discuss the work VAMS does, both in Kristina’s own life but also among Vancouver’s disabled community.
This week Rob and Ryan revisit one of our most popular guests, Tommy Edison, The Blind Film Critic. We chat with him about what he’s been up to over the past year and have a free form conversation about a little bit of everything before diving into the latest Google Event’s announcements.
This week we talk to Keith Lang, owner and operator of Music Works Talent about what it’s like to be a visually impaired business owner and how technology has impacted his own life.
Intel Smart Glasses
Flame thrower Boring Company
Fake service animals
Truth About Tech Campaign
This week we chat with a real life Guitar Hero Mel Bergman, the founder of Wheely Guitars, a custom guitar maker who specializes in building guitars designed to be able to be played in a wheelchair. Plus, we giggle at G string jokes and learn about the meaning of Mastadong.
Dave Symington from the Vancouver Adapted Music Society joins us this week to talk about the organization’s origins and how they assist musicians with disabilities find their groove!
It’s Christmas at the AT Banter Studios! It’s all hands on deck as we take a break this week from our regular subject matter to partake in a bit (well, maybe more than just a bit) of holiday cheer, share Holiday memories, exchange presents, and even are treated to a live performance of an original song by our own Ryan Fleury.
It’s Christmas Time by Ryan Fleury
Once again we discuss the power of music as we talk with Lorri Johnson, an accredited Music Therapist and graduate of the Capilano University Bachelor of Music Therapy Program and talk about Music Therapy and its benefits, as well as her own experiences in dealing with seniors in Long Term Care.
This week we’re talking to Ben Schögler – Creative Director and Co-Founder of SkoogMusic – about their music-based assistive technology product and all around fun word, the Skoog!
This week Rob, Steve, and Ryan talk with Bill McCann from Dancing Dots about Braille Music, growing up as a Blind musician and delve into the dark world of Trombone Player jokes.