NOTES FROM AN ARTIST Radio / Podcast / Video Series / Live Events



Bassist, author, and educator David C. Gross and bassist, journalist Tom Semioli host Notes From An Artist on – an insightful, intriguing, and informative two-hour talk / music program which brings listeners behind-the- scenes with individuals who have forged a profound impact on contemporary culture.


With 50,000 + listeners, Notes From An Artist radio spans musical artists who traverse rock, jazz, funk, blues, folk, country, and permutations thereof; along with key personalities in photography, technology, business, journalism, publishing, public relations, and education.


Notes From An Artist shows and exclusive content appear on  Notes From An Artist Podcast and  Notes From An Artist YouTube.


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Notes From An Artist Live! David and Tom also host live music events in major venues (The Cutting Room, The City Winery, The Bitter End) throughout New York City with musicians noted for their work with Bob Dylan, Joan Jett, Rolling Stones, Miles Davis, Ian Hunter and Mott The Hoople ‘74, Garland Jeffreys, Bruce Springsteen, Meatloaf, and David Johansen, to cite a very select few!


Notes From An Artist Who Cares (Roger Daltrey & Pete Townshend) Teen Cancer America Benefit Highlights from The Cutting Room NYC


Among the guests who have appeared on Notes From An Artist include…


  • Bob Gruen (Photographer)
  • Richard Thompson (Fairport Convention)
  • Ron Carter (Miles Davis)
  • Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)
  • John Altman (Monty Python, Amy Winehouse, James Bond, George Michael)
  • Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)
  • Ricky Byrd (Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)
  • Colin Blunstone (The Zombies, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)
  • Dave Swift (Later…with Jools Holland)
  • Denny Seiwell (Paul McCartney & Wings, James Brown)
  • Ellen Foley (Meatloaf, Ian Hunter, The Clash, Broadway)
  • Michael League (Snarky Puppy)
  • Neil Jason (Bryan Ferry, Brecker Bros., Roxy Music, Diana Ross)
  • Rick Wills (Peter Frampton, Foreigner, David Gilmour, Small Faces)
  • Carmine Rojas (David Bowie, Labelle, Rod Stewart) Joe Bonamassa)
  • Freebo (Bonnie Raitt, Maria Muldaur)
  • Larry Grenadier (Brad Meldau, Jack DeJohnette, Pat Metheny)
  • John Regan (Peter Frampton, Rolling Stones, Ace Frehley, David Bowie)
  • Bruce Thomas (Elvis Costello, Suzanne Vega, The Pretenders)
  • Michael Manring (Windham Hill Records)
  • Jeff Berlin (Bruford)
  • Benny Rietveld (Sheila E, Miles Davis, Santana)
  • Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osborne, Quiet Riot, Whitesnake)
  • George Porter Jr. (The Meters, Tori Amos, Dr. John, Robert Palmer)
  • Gerry McAvoy (Rory Gallagher)
  • Leo Lyons (Ten Years After)
  • Jim Fielder (Blood Sweat & Tears, Tim Buckley, Frank Zappa)
  • Harvey Brooks (Bob Dylan, Electric Flag, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors)
  • Greg Chaisson (Badlands, Pat Travers)
  • Jason Heath (Contrabass Conversations)
  • Sal Maida (Roxy Music, Sparks, Cracker, Edward Rogers)
  • Mitchell Cohen (Author, A&R Executive)
  • Arno Hecht (Uptown Horns, Rolling Stones, J. Geils Band, Joan Jett, Iggy Pop)
  • John Montagna (Alan Parsons Project, Mark Farner)
  • Ben Neill (Universal, Verve Records, Astral Werks)
  • Percy Jones (Eno, Brand X)
  • Chris Parker (Stuff, Bob Dylan, Brecker Brothers)
  • David Soldier (Thai Elephant Orchestra)
  • Mark Andes (Spirit, Jo Jo Gunne, Firefall, Heart, Ian MacLagen’s Bump Band)
  • Annie Haslam (Renaissance)
  • Greg Antista (Greg Antista & The Lonely Streets)
  • Trey Gunn (King Crimson)
  • Lee Sklar (James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Billy Cobham)
  • Kate Taylor (James Taylor, Peter Asher)
  • Gene Wisniweski (“The Art of Looking At Art”)
  • Tor Hansen & Glen Dicker: Yep Roc Records
  • Ioannis (Johnny Winter, Allman Bros, King Crimson, Uriah Heep)
  • Alex Machurov (Fandiem) 



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147 Bleecker Street (between Thompson and LaGuardia) New York City, NY 10012

Wednesday 30 March 2022 Two Sets: 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM.  $10.00 Cover 

 Hosts / bassists David C. Gross & Tom Semioli lead a band of local luminaries to reimagine deep tracks from two rock music titans: Free and Humble Pie. Featuring singers Shannon Conely (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Lez Zeppelin), Joey Kelly, Chris Berardo, and Troy Weekes with Mark Bosch (Ian Hunter, Mott The Hoople ’74, Garland Jeffreys), Dave Donen (Lenny Kaye Connection, Frank Carillo), John Colonna (John Colonna Quartet)…and surprise guests.