On this Bill Hart Interview: moving to the states from Canada, some dark days in LA, guitars, amps, getting sober, David Gilmour, Sicily, being a professional squid fisherman for a year, working on yourself, and why “Life’s not perfect, so why should music be perfect?” AMAZING conversation, very soulful guy
Bill Hart is a guitarist, composer, bandleader, educator and session player. He’s released 6 CDs as leader of the Bill Hart Band, and is the author of Solo Jazz Guitar: The Complete Chord Melody Method. Bill ran the guitar department at Atlanta Institute of Music (AIM) & mentored 4,000+ students over 25 years. He’s toured Mexico, South America, & Europe playing his own music, and was awarded a letter from the U.S. embassy in Venezuela on behalf of the Bill Hart Band for his contributions to students in South America. He’s also a 2-time Grammy nominee.