Have you ever wondered what it was like to be in the studio working with some of Nashville’s top musicians? In this episode of Thinkin’ and Drinkin’, Bart talks with one of Nashville’s top session players, Tom Bukovac. Tom talks about the start of his career, why he took a 3 year break and his transition back into the studio. Bart and Tom talk about meeting Willie Nelson and playing with Joe Walsh on Tom Petty’s last tour.
Meet Tom Bukovac: Tom Bukovac is a multi ACM Award winning session musician and producer. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Nashville in 1992. Bukovac has played on over 500 albums, including projects by Steven Tyler, Stevie Nicks, Bob Seger, John Oates, Joan Osborne, Vince Gill, Dave Stewart, Joss Stone, Hank Williams Jr., Sheryl Crow, Don Henley, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban, Willie Nelson, Martina McBride, Faith Hill, Kenny Loggins, Reba Mcentire, Blake Shelton, LeAnn Rimes, Florida Georgia Line, Lionel Richie, among many others. (from Wikipedia)
In this episode you’ll hear:
Tom’s start with touring and his transition into the studio
Tom playing with Joe Walsh in Cleveland
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