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Andrew Schulman Interview

Andrew Schulman makes his living as a guitarist in New York City. He has been professional musician for thirty years, and is a wealth of information on just about everything in the music field. You can connect with Andrew on Facebook. The interview is in nine parts.

Part 1

  • How Andrew got started on the guitar
  • What led him to classical guitar

NOTE: part one has a lot edited out for time. The full, 16 minute version is available for download

Part 2

  • When Andrew started playing 8-string guitars
  • How his guitars are tuned
  • Buying and selling 27 guitars

Part 3

  • 27 guitars cont.
  • Making a living in NYC as a musician
  • The Abaca String Band

NOTE: part three has a lot edited out for time. The full version is available for download

Part 4

  • Playing in hotels
  • How much gig rep Andrew maintains

Part 5

  • arranging

NOTE: part five has a lot edited out for time. The full version is available for download

Part 6

  • Abaca String Band, cont.
  • Composition
  • Licensing music for films

Part 7

  • Networking for musicians
  • Performing as a musician in comedy clubs

Part 8

  • Amplification

Part 9

  • Amplification, cont.
  • Andrew’s volunteer work in a New York Hospital