June 22nd, 2022 | Season 4 | 59 mins 41 secs
antiques roadshow, benjamin hebbert, cello, christopher reuning, claire givens, dendrochronology, identification, italian violins, library, luthier, omo, viola, violin, violin identification, violin making, violin shop
On Rozie and Brandon's continuing search to understand experts in the identification field, in this episode we explore the tools and resources of the trade. From blacklights to libraries, dendrochronology to databases, we consult with Christopher Reuning, Claire Givens, and Benjamin Hebbert.
May 25th, 2022 | Season 4 | 1 hr 4 mins
ben hebbert, cello, christoper reuning, expert identification, identification, luthier, sawyer thomson, viola, violin, violin history, violin making, violin shop
Three experts in the violin identification field share with us how they got their start. Join Rozie and Brandon as they chat with Christoper Reuning, Ben Hebbert, and Sawyer Thomson.
April 13th, 2022 | Season 4 | 47 mins 23 secs
american luthier, animate, cello, inanimate, jewish violins, luthier, spirits, tsukomogami, viola, violin, violin history, violin theft ring, violins, violins of hope
Do inanimate objects sometimes have a will of their own? Does a violin have it's own agenda? Tsukomogami is a japanese folk belief that tools become more alive over time. Join Rozie DeLoach and Brandon Godman, discussing a few violin histories in which there seems to be more afoot than just the influence of humans.
March 16th, 2022 | Season 4 | 54 mins 9 secs
cello, glue, hide glue, luthier, luthier income survey, michael doran, mj kwan, viola, violin, violin making, violin shop
What are the origins of hide glue, and how did it become THE glue of choice for violin makers?
February 16th, 2022 | Season 4 | 48 mins 11 secs
brandon godman, cello, luthier, matchmaking, viola, violin, violin hunting, violin making, violin search, violin shop, violin wholesale
Brandon Godman joins Rozie & Jerry, discussing the thrill of violin hunting, along with his multifaceted career. Splitting his time between The Fiddle Mercantile in San Francisco and The Violin Shop in Nashville, Brandon is deeply knowledgable through the country in the art of matching the right violin to the right restorer and right shop.
December 15th, 2021 | Season 3 | 58 mins 6 secs
antiquing, antoine nedelec, cello, chicago school of violin making, luthier, varnish, viola, violin, violin making, violin school, violin shop
Rozie and Jerry talk with the executive director of the Chicago School of Violinmaking, Antoine Nedelec.
November 18th, 2021 | Season 3 | 38 mins 56 secs
cello, luthier, oberlin, oberlin college, oberlin conservatory, restoration, viola, violin, violin making
Rozie and Jerry talk with Anna Hoffman, manager of the Oberlin Conservatory summer programs, about what the program offers for luthiers and beyond. For years this campus has been connecting people in the arts and fostering excellence.
October 13th, 2021 | Season 3 | 45 mins 30 secs
american made, bass, bass making, cello, colorado mountains, conservation, luthier, tonewood, tree felling, viola, violin, violin making, violin shop, wood collecting
From choosing the right tree for tonewood, to safely getting logs down the mountain, award winning bass maker Trevor Davis shares with Chris and Rozie his experiences traveling to Colorado to fell spruce.
September 22nd, 2021 | Season 3 | 49 mins 5 secs
cello, equity, luthier, omo, viola, violin, violin shop, women at the workbench, women in lutherie, womens rights
What's next for Women at the workbench? Join Rozie as she interviews Jeemin Kim and Jennifer Creadick, co founders of the nonprofit organization (and all around amazing gathering of women) - Women in Lutherie. We discuss long standing issues in this field and how the WIL group is pushing the needle forward to create a more equitable space for women in this field.
August 11th, 2021 | Season 3 | 49 mins 14 secs
cello, long term health, luthier, occupational therapy, omo, repetitive stress injury, viola, violin, violin making, violin repair, violin restoration, violin shop, woodworking health, workbench, workshop safety
Cameron has invested countless hours in finding workbench repair hacks, so that he and and other luthiers can have longer careers without sacrificing their bodies to repetitive stress injuries. Chris and Rozie go over several of his discoveries. Coda with Rob Wood, on exercises every luthier should be doing.