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  • Hi 🎹 lovers out there! We are The Piano Pod, a bi-monthly podcast🎙 show, hosted by Yukimi Song and Clara Zhang--classical pianists & educators from NYC. Our podcast show is for anyone who plays the piano for fun, loves listening to the piano music, is currently pursuing a career in piano or works professionally in the music industry, or someone curious about the world of piano music! Twice a month, we interview a guest speaker who has been breaking exciting new ground in the music industry. Started during the coronavirus pandemic as a way to adjust to the new musical reality, the goals of The Piano Pod are to examine the traditions of the piano, adapt them, and expand its capabilities in this modern era. 📺Each episode is also available in video format on our YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/c/ThePianoPod). 🔗Follow us on social media: https://linktr.ee/thepianopodnyc 🌍Visit our website: https://thepianopod.com Thanks for listening♥️
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  • The Piano Pod Season 2 Episode 7: BLKBOK--Neo-Classical Pianist, Composer, & Yamaha Artist

    Dec 8 2021
    TPP had the great fun and honor interviewing Mr. BLKBOK https://www.youtube.com/c/BLKBOK —a neo-classical pianist, composer, and Yamaha Artist who had worked as a lead pianist and musical director with A-list pop singers such as ☑️ Rihanna ☑️ Justin Timberlake ☑️ Demi Lavato ☑️ John Mayer 💿 BOK (😁 yup, now we get to call him that way!) recently released a new album “Black Book”, a compilation of his original piano pieces, inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement and the 2018 film, Green Book. 📼 Besides his debut album, His first Mixtape release, CVRART, and current Mixtape project Angels Watching Over Me, with world-renowned tenor Lawrence Brownlee, illustrate the innovative and disruptive musical landscape.  🤳 BLKBOK is also very active on social media and creates fun and engaging content for his fans--he has over 30K followers on TikTok and 21K followers on IG. 🎹 He was recently named as a Yamaha Artist, added to their classical piano roster, of which there are only 125 worldwide🌏. We also invited Mr. Ray Mak, YouTube Star, https://www.youtube.com/c/RayMak (do you remember Ray? He was our guest of Season 1 Episode 5: https://thepianopodnyc.simplecast.com/episodes/the-piano-pod-season-1-episode-5-ray-mak-youtube-star-and-digital-entrepreneur) as the guest co-host of the episode! Wanna hear him perform live? 🎟Book BOKBOK's tour in 2022 👇👇👇 https://www.blkbok.com/events😎😎😎[BLKBOK—guest of Episode 7] Neo-classical Pianist, Composer, and Yamaha Artist 🎵TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/blkbok  🤳IG: https://www.instagram.com/blkbok  📺YT: https://www.youtube.com/c/BLKBOK  🟢Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2WaCa...  🍎Apple: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/blk...  ♣️ Tidal: https://tidal.com/browse/artist/24456553  🙂Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/artists/B092...  🌐website: https://blkbok.com[Ray Mak--guest co-host of Episode 7]  📺YT: https://www.youtube.com/c/RayMak  🤳IG: https://www.instagram.com/makhonkit/  🟢Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6diqr...  🍎Apple: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/ray... ♣️ Tidal: https://listen.tidal.com/artist/18355662   🙂Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/artists/B084...  🌐website: http://www.redefiningpiano.com/[The Piano Pod]🌐website: thepianopod.com  📺YT:https://www.youtobe.com/c/ThePianoPod 🤳Social Media: https://linktr.ee/thepianopodnyc
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    1 hr and 12 mins
  • The Piano Pod, Season 2, Episode 6: Ricardo A. Hernandez--Entertainment/Corporate Attorney

    Nov 24 2021

    TPP had the privilege of interviewing Mr. Ricardo Hernandez, Entertainment/Corporate attorney, from Nashville, TN, for this episode. We had such great conversations, covering the latest Taylor Swift dispute with her record label company, the pandemic aftermath, and tips on how to achieve a long, successful career in the music industry. 

    [Guest: Ricardo A. Hernandez] 

    Ricky is an associate in the Nashville office of Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP whose experience primarily lies in the fields of entertainment, intellectual property, and corporate law, with a broad knowledge base in the areas of music, technology, commercial lending, mergers & acquisitions, and day-to-day corporate matters. Ricky’s experience as a Certified Public Accountant allows him to see the obstacles and concerns of his clients from many different perspectives. Ricky’s broad range of experience in complex corporate and entertainment transactions provides him with the opportunity to better understand the marketplace and which in turn allows him to be the best advocate for his client. Throughout the course of his career, he has advised private companies of varying sizes in all stages of growth and development as well as through a variety of exit opportunities. His practice areas: 

    [Guest Co-Host: Aggeliki Psoni] 

    For this episode, we invited Ms. Aggeliki Psoni, Greek/Jazz singer and Real Estate attorney, as a guest co-host! Aggeliki is a friend of Clara--and Yukimi also got to meet Aggeliki and work with her (and with Clara!) for a fun Halloween gig in CT recently. Aggeliki is the one who introduced us to Ricky, and we also asked her to join us as a guest co-host. 

    📺 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNEX... 

    🥰 https://www.instagram.com/aggelikiliki/

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    1 hr
  • The Piano Pod, Season 2, Special Edition!

    Nov 17 2021

    TPP has some important announcements to make for the audience on our audio platforms--in case you missed our social media posts lately.

     

    In this special edition, Clara and Yukimi discussed the future of The Piano Pod🎙--how we can use this platform to spread the message of love and positivity.

     

    Starting in the next episode, we will change up the format of the show a little bit to bring hotter and more informative content to our audience in a creative way!

     

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    29 mins

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