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The Hannah Judson Beat

The Hannah Judson Beat

By Hannah Judson
Music industry artist-to-artist conversations with women across the globe.

The Hannah Judson Beat podcast explores the lives, work, process, inspiration and successes of amazing women in music and the arts. This podcast is for music fans who who seek out new artists and fresh experiences. Listeners are welcomed into the lives and living rooms of musicians, artists and industry professionals who have important stories to tell.

Hannah Judson hosts from her studio on the Seine River just south of Paris, France with guests from Paris, Nashville, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Porto, Chicago, New York etc.
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Tables turned | Beth Whitney interviews Hannah Judson on the HJ Beat
Season 1 Episode 22 This was a great way to wrap up the first season of The Hannah Judson Beat. Listen to a conversation hosted by Beth Whitney interviewing Hannah Judson. Singer-songwriter Beth Whitney put Hannah in the hot seat to talk about life, music, creativity, inspiration, and all the other things that bubbled to the surface.  Check out the video livestream on YouTube. Your host is Hannah Judson, singer-songwriter, music festival director, educator and amplifier of amazing women in music. www.hannahjudson.com Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/hannah-judson/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hannah-judson/support
58:56
August 23, 2021
Beth Whitney | Lessons from the wilderness
Season 1 Episode 21 Based in the Pacific Northwest, Beth Whitney’s songwriting and soft, unique vocals have captured the support of both fans and major radio stations across the country. Abounding with nature-themed undertones, Into the Ground is an introspective collection of songs that transports listeners in flights of wonder, digging into the messiness of our daily lives and inspiring the audience to look inward in search of a common humanity. In this conversation Beth describes the wilderness surrounding their home, how she taps into the creative vein, where nature heals, and so much more.  Check out the video livestream on YouTube. Your host is Hannah Judson, singer-songwriter, music festival director, educator and amplifier of amazing women in music. www.hannahjudson.com Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/hannah-judson/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hannah-judson/support
01:02:26
August 10, 2021
Heather Nova | Staying power
Season 1 Episode 20 Prolific songwriter Heather Nova joins The Hannah Judson Beat for a conversation about her life and work, what creativity looks like from an insider's perspective, the importance of the natural world, and much more.   Check out the video livestream on YouTube. Your host is Hannah Judson, singer-songwriter, music festival director, educator and amplifier of amazing women in music. www.hannahjudson.com Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/hannah-judson/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hannah-judson/support This podcast is sponsored in part by Goli Nutrition, the makers of the world’s first apple cider vinegar gummy as well as many other amazing gluten free, vegan vitamins. Thank you Goli for supporting us! Check out goli.com for tips for active and simple health. Be sure to use the code HJBEAT for a discount at checkout. 
50:36
July 26, 2021
Karen Lauria Saillant | FLOW, Intuition, peace and Dante
Season 1 Episode 19 A conversation with Karen Lauria Saillant, Director of Philadelphia’s International Opera Theater about her amazing work as a musician, stage director, opera singer, librettist, playwright, actor, commedia dell’arte artist, pianist, choral conductor, vocal coach and respiratory specialist. Karen takes us on a brief tour of some of the processes she brings to the stage when working with opera singers, discussing how FLOW and collective consensus can be integral parts of the creative experience. So interesting! Check out the video livestream on YouTube. Your host is Hannah Judson, singer-songwriter, music festival director, educator and amplifier of amazing women in music. www.hannahjudson.com Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/hannah-judson/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hannah-judson/support This podcast is sponsored in part by Beyond Meat, the best plant-based meat replacement in the world delivered to your door. Use code BEYOND10 for 10% off your first order. https://shop.beyondmeat.com
01:02:05
June 29, 2021
Kirsten Monke | Slow listening
Season 1 Episode 18 My guest this week is violist Kirsten Monke. She holds the violist seat in the internationally renowned DaPonte String Quartet and is also an educator and music coach. She pulls back the curtain a bit and explores how the quartet discovers projects, the level of historical research behind their selections, working with composers, children and much more. A very interesting conversation! Check out the video livestream on YouTube. Your host is Hannah Judson, singer-songwriter, music festival director, educator and amplifier of amazing women in music. www.hannahjudson.com Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/hannah-judson/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hannah-judson/support This podcast is sponsored in part by Beyond Meat, the best plant-based meat replacement in the world delivered to your door. Use code BEYOND10 for 10% off your first order. https://shop.beyondmeat.com
53:39
June 21, 2021
Rei Hotoda | Musician, conductor, and educator checking in from Honolulu
Season 1 Episode 17 My guest this week is an amazing, awe-inspiring musician, conductor, artist and educator (and more!). Hailed as an “inexhaustible dynamo” by the Spokesman-Review, Rei Hotoda joins us for a conversation about her leadership as Music Director of the Fresno Philharmonic, and much more. Generous and amazingly talented, Rei opens a window into the world of conducting classical and new music.  Check out the video livestream on YouTube. Your host Hannah Judson, singer-songwriter, music festival director, educator and amplifier of amazing women in music. www.hannahjudson.com   Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/hannah-judson/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hannah-judson/support This episode of The Hannah Judson Beat is brought to you by Beyond Meat, the best plant-based meat replacement in the world. Beyond Meat products are delicious and healthy and make it easy to stay on a 100% plant-based diet. Beyond Meat’s innovative products are made with simple, non GMO ingredients. When you use Beyond Meat in your favorite recipes, you get the experience and flavor you crave. Beyond Meat products offer the same amount or more of protein than their animal counterparts. They have no cholesterol, less saturated fat, and no antibiotics or hormones. I totally recommend Beyond Meat whether or not you are vegan. Beyond Meat products are great to cook with, serve and eat!  Give Beyond Meat a try today and get 10% off on your first order! Go to shop.beyondmeat.com and use the code BEYOND10 for 10% off your first order. 
43:56
June 10, 2021
Janet Beveridge Bean | Local hero
Season 1 Episode 16 A conversation with singer, songwriter, drummer, guitarist, Janet Beveridge Bean, founding member of Eleventh Dream Day and Freakwater, and powerful contributor to the Chicago alt-country and alt-rock scene. In this conversation we talk about life on the road, the Chicago music scene before and during the pandemic, motherhood and creativity.  Check out the video livestream on YouTube.  Your host Hannah Judson, singer-songwriter, music festival director, educator and amplifier of amazing women in music. www.hannahjudson.com This episode is sponsored by Anchor The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/hannah-judson/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hannah-judson/support
01:29:39
May 26, 2021
Amy Speace (rhymes with peace)
Amy Speace writes songs and essays that record a life in progress with a poetic lens uniting the profound with a vast American landscape. She talks about raising her son, her father's death, recovery, discovery, and how life influences her americana songwriting.
43:40
May 09, 2021
Annie Keating | Shepherding dogs, boats and new songs
Annie Keating joins in from Brooklyn, New York, talking about the making of Bristol County Tides, pandemic discoveries, purposeful emotion in songs and songwriting. She plays a song from the record, and talks about what is coming next in her creative career.  anniekeating.com facebook.com/anniekeating.music instagram.com/annie.keating twitter.com/AnnieKeatingNYC
01:00:20
April 25, 2021
Crys Matthews | Heart of the song
A troubadour of truth, DC resident Crys Matthews is among the brightest stars of the new generation of social justice music-makers. An award-winning, prolific lyricist and composer, Matthews blends Americana, folk, blues, bluegrass, and funk into a bold, complex performance steeped in traditional melodies punctuated by honest, original lyrics. She is made for these times.  Of Matthews, ASCAP VP & Creative Director Eric Philbrook says, “By wrapping honest emotions around her socially conscious messages and dynamically delivering them with a warm heart and a strong voice, she lifts our spirits just when we need it most in these troubled times.” Justin Hiltner of Bluegrass Situation adds, her gift is a "reminder of what beauty can occur when we bridge those divides."
01:12:08
April 16, 2021
Grace Pettis | Releasing records is womxn's work
This week I talk with singer-songwriter Grace Pettis of MPress Records. Grace performs a powerful (and award-winning) set of original songs dipped in an Americana, folk and country hue. She also shares a bit about her passion for Star Trek, and stories that explore humanity and human nature. A great conversation!  Discover: www.gracepettis.com mpressrecords.myshopify.com Instagram: @gracepettis Twitter: @gracepettis TikTok: @gracepettis facebook.com/gracepettismusic youtube.com/c/GracePettisVideos
54:49
April 08, 2021
Johanna Thompson | Work Arounds, Breakfast videos, Offspring Sessions + a Concept Record Label
A conversation with super creative, inventive, funny, smart and proactive Berlin-based artist, performer, record label founder, educator and mother. Today's episode is brought to you by Beyond Meat. 
58:15
March 28, 2021
Aly Spaltro of Lady Lamb | Making the way home
Aly Spaltro of Lady Lamb shares her experiences with writing music, producing, touring and finding the right space to call home. Join us for an excellent conversation with an authentic, soulful and creative songwriter. 
01:03:41
March 15, 2021
Ariel Hyatt | Teach an artist to fish
Join us for a great conversation about artists in the pandemic, working with artists to grow an audience and amplify their work, and guiding artists to self-sufficiency and social media saavy. 
56:50
February 27, 2021
GéNIA | Composer, producer and yogini
I loved catching up with concert pianist, composer and piano-yoga founder GéNIA at home in London. She is a font of information about life as a musician, producing, technique and well-being. She’s recently written for Universal Music, played to several sold-out London shows, and has enjoyed placements in the critically acclaimed TV series’ 'Killing Eve' and 'Cold Feet'. She performs and gives a yoga demo too. 
01:07:38
February 26, 2021
Suzahn Fiering | Nashville jazz
Guitarist, songwriter and teacher. Suzahn plays jazz, blues, americana and more. Normally she is touring internationally and working on projects closer to home. Let’s find out how Suzahn has made music during the pandemic.
01:20:54
February 26, 2021
Cindy Shapiro | Making waves
Cindy Shapiro takes us on a tour of her work from her Atlantic perch in Portugal. A tech innovator in opera production, Shapiro composes, collaborates, and produces important works about incorrigible women.  cindyshapiro.net incorrigibleentertainment.com firstuponatime.com Anaisninunbound.com
01:05:36
February 11, 2021
Freda Love Smith | Closet recordings, mystery vegetables and revolution
Freda Love Smith takes us on a tour of her creative projects -- her recording work, bands and collaborations, her current book project about Angela DeAngelis, Symbionese Liberation Army member involved in the Patty Hearst kidnapping. And we pool our brainpower to discover what the mystery vegetable is this week in her coop vegetable box. She is a delight! Join us. 
53:53
February 03, 2021
Rachael Sage | A seat by the window
Rachael Sage invites us in to her creative world. Learn how this songwriter, poet, and artist manages most important topics, balances creativity with the real world, and envisions the future. "Go where the love is."
45:59
January 27, 2021
Tracey Pepper | Journalism, coaching and staying in the moment
Tracey shares insights about working with her music industry coaching clients, talks about her past work as a music journalist and spells out some very specific tips for preparing for big events. 
01:01:16
November 26, 2020