The Brass Junkies


The Brass Junkies is hosted by the founders of Pedal Note Media, Andrew Hitz and Lance LaDuke. Each episode features an interview with an influential brass player from around the world. It is a sometimes serious and sometimes lighthearted look into the lives and careers of some of the best players in the world.

Previous guests have included:

  • Joe Alessi (New York Philharmonic)

  • Carol Jantsch (Philadelphia Orchestra)

  • David Childs (International Euphonium Soloist)

  • Marty Hackleman (formerly of the Canadian Brass, Empire Brass, National Symphony Orchestra)

  • Mary Bowden (Seraph Brass)

  • Ryan Anthony (Dallas Symphony and formerly of the Canadian Brass)

  • JD Shaw (formerly of Boston Brass)

  • Jennifer Montone (Philadelphia Orchestra)

  • Phil Munds (Baltimore Symphony)

  • Rex Richardson (International Trumpet Soloist)