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"jack wider" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader
"That's cool. You know, Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska this time of year. I mean, you can just the humidity is just going to be awful, too. But I'm going to ask you because so many you know the drafts coming up and so many kids are going to have the decision that you probably had, and others had, which is you know, you went to Saint Francis. And then you went to U. C L. A You go pro. Do you go to college? Crystallize that that decision for us as far as how you see it, because there's lots of kids who are going to get drafted out of high school and they may go in the first couple of rounds and get a good bonus or they may not. But That argument is like, hey, if you want to be a pro baseball player, you ought to start, you know, being a pro baseball player early versus the value of the whole college experience and the college development. How hard of a decision is that for guys? Well, Larry, I think you've got to ask yourself. You know, a few different questions. Like what? You know. What do you want to what do you want to do? Right? Like like, What are we trying to accomplish? Here is the goal to be Major League baseball player, and that's the end all be all and I'm going to you know, I want to start this process ASAP. Then then, even if you do Answer that question. And the answer is yes. Then. You have to ask yourself. What's the best route to get there? And I realized that anyone would tell you, Bo. Hey, it's center pro ball in this map, Whatever. But You know what you entered professional baseball. The cost starts. And there's a certain amount of time that you're going to have. And so when you go there and you sign a special contract, you better be ready. You better be ready to play. And I could I could tell you that Look at 18 years old coming out of ST Francis, a 38 round draft pick by the Dodgers. Was I ready to go to? I think it's great falls, Montana it and start this journey. Um, to play professional? I don't know. I think I want to figure it out. I think I would be fine. But I also had a vision of part of the process, including college and going to college for at least three years, if not four years. So then, three years later. Was drafted in the fourth round by the Houston Astros. And then at that point, I had a difficult decision to make because They had signed Landsberg been with their first pick, and they didn't think Lance Berkman is going to follow on. So they Astros basically wasted all their money short changed everyone after that. They didn't sign their 2nd 3rd or fourth round pick. It's got to be one of the only teams in the history of baseball to ever do that. And so I went back to UCLA. And you know, when I made that decision, it was. I think I was. I was a lot. Um Say headier in a way where it's like, look. If I believe in my ability I do. I do believe my ability to run the question. Uh, I knew I could play in the big reach, but I also said Look, if I go play one more year. U C l A. All I'm doing is skipping out on a euro minor leagues where another year in the pack is just as good in the minor leagues. But I also knew that when I signed the clock was going to be able is going to be chicken and I was going to have a two year window to figure it out. And it didn't mean I had to get the big we went in two years. I definitely had to be on the knocking on the door of the big least. And it literally was exactly like two years from what I'd signed where I made my major league debut and It's uh but it's look everyone's different. Um, you know, I don't I think now I look at it more as like a father. Right? Where? What? What if what would you tell your kids What if your kid had a scholarship to one of these big time Smalls, Vanderbilt or Stanford or UC LA and they could go get a great education and they go play college baseball for 34 years. And what if they happen to be a really high round draft pick and you have this opportunity to go play professional baseball? Ultimately, I think it's a kid that has to make that decision and I talk it Jack lighter, for example. Jack. Later I met when he was 11 years old. And Jack lighter. I was working without MLB is where I first started there. So I followed his progress and progress and progress and progress. Old son. He's 18 years old, and he's coming out as well. The top pitching prospects in the country work I'm doing scouting reports on Jack Wider saying like this dude might be A top 10 pick. And he actually slaughtered more in that 10 to 20 range of where he actually would have ended up. I think we had like 18 or so that's remembered being like late teens and I talked. I talked out now how signed out of high school and then went on to pitch 20 years in the big leagues and his More than financially taking care of for the rest of his life. He's made some really good investments along the way as well. So money is not an issue right. It was zero issue for Jack Euro issue for Al Um And I said it doesn't matter who drafts him. I don't care if he goes number one. Overall, he's going to college. And it was like really like is that are you that passionate about? He said. Yep. He's like I am And sure enough, Jack wider with the college and his freshman year through no hitter, and now we're looking at at Jack. Potentially being the number one pick in the draft, uh, coming up and he's developed into one of the best pitchers ever in college baseball. He's he's really that good. So I just you know that's that's else perspective..
"jack wider" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP
"Then what? Writer? Official way? No balls. Two strikes two outs in the ninth lion her into the wind, Mr. Wimmer. Here it is. We're gonna miss it's a no hitter for Jack wider. Commodores pour out of the third base dugout and from the bullpen. He struck out 16. And it is my pleasure to welcome to the program and man soon to be known as the second best pitcher in the lighter family from the MLB network here is Al Leiter Back with me on ESPN radio. Good morning, Al. That's good. You know what? It's funny Greeny Because now it's already started. Like you women. You're Jack letters Dad, right, So as a as a father, I love it, and it's pretty cool. I have to admit to watch your son, you know, go out and do what he's doing it. It's been so exciting for all of us, Me and the family everybody else. I can't even fathom it. He's pitching at Vanderbilt and I asked Buster only about it on TV today off the air, Just a mike check. I guess you know, Buster is so proud because he goes to Vandy, which is his alma mater. And he said, I said, you know, give me the scouting report here on the difference, and he said, maybe a little less emotional on the mound than Al Leiter was. Would you describe that isn't an appropriate on appropriate read on the situation. Yeah, that that would be 100% accurate. So greeny definitely took on my wife's personality. I was bit of a nut job out there. If you remember I had some strange, conditional level level of intensity. Had the football mentality and they play for high school football. But no Yeah, he's got He's calm. He's got a good, good routine about him. And you know it started young, right. You know, He was only five. Maybe six. My last year in the big leagues, so he vaguely remembers, but Yeah, I would say that disposition and demeanor not even close. He's got me beat by a mile. Now, let me ask you an honest question because, you know, my kids played a little tiny bit of sports, and even that I had the hardest time watching. It was excruciating for me. I'm watching my son playing au basketball when he was in seventh grade. And it was it was basically what I could do to sit there. And I'm listening to some of the parents that we yelling at referees and like I didn't even find it an enjoyable experience. I wanted to find joy in it, but I struggled to what now what is it like for your son will listen. And I don't want to overdo this. I mean, let him be his own man. But what is it like for you? You know, as can you find joy in watching it or or how do the whatever nerves and anxiety and everything else sort of factor into that. Yeah. Yeah. So you nailed it? Um, it definitely I thought I'd be good about it, cause I mean without getting into all the psycho analysis of this, But Mike, my career turned around when I met a guy by the name of Harvey Dorfman, 1991 the mental game of baseball, and he was kind of the baseball sports psychologist guy time when he didn't admit to that you needed some help between the years. On now. It's everywhere as you know with, you know, teams hiring these people to help the guys. So my thing watching him Greenie is I always just look at, you know and understand what his process programming routine is and get to that space of what his job is, and then just watch the either execution or lack of execution. So I go into a kind of in a weird way, like a loving dad to like an analyst to a code she wants to, like, help. Like I could watch anybody anywhere. I remember when I was with the Mets. The kids were little and before I go to Shea Stadium, my wife and I would have to stroll and I'll be walking through Central Park before you know, head out to shake and I see some kid throw in whatever. And I'd like I get your arm up and they look at you. You know, like Jack, Leave me alone on you know, I'm going over to say Stadium the pits, you know, so I, It's just in me, so I think When I watched my son there's always like in a good way. Not in not in like some crazy way. I promise you, it's just and then the other thing is, I keep score to keep myself busy. So that's the other part of not getting too anxious about it. So yeah, I guess there's a little bit of stuff going on there. But I love it. I don't care. He was a little kid on his travel team. He batted seventh tonight, barely pitched until high school. And I suggest you smart kid, and I said, you know, maybe baseball can get a really good school like Northwestern or You know what I e V or something like that on Ben? You know, he had progressively just got better and got stronger. And you know, when Vanderbilt came on board, he always you know that was his dream school so Yes, Greenlee. It's been great. It's been amazing. I'm happy for you. I'm happy for the whole family. And let's not go any further with that. Let's get a drop of Northwestern in there as you did The Buster Olney, right, Actually, that's that's our little back and forth there so absolutely yes. I am delighted that you chose the right school to drop it already with with with the northwestern Wildcats when I was recruited, and he was on my recruiting trip. When I was in high school when Ron Woman was the coach, so I had a choice between there and some other good schools, but didn't didn't pick it and then sign with the Yankees. The rest is history. I guess no and all seemed to work out pretty well. Let's get to some breaking moves. Breaking moves is brought to you by Lincoln Jobs. Build your winning team. 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"jack wider" Discussed on MadTrio Podcast
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"jack wider" Discussed on Pantheon
"What MC Hammer's. Nothing whatever it is that song was fucking terrorists. Song makes me hate everything about Halloween all of a sudden I love Halloween until I. Heard that I'm so sorry I sent that to you I'm sorry. Maybe we can put that on the list for worst Halloween songs and we can do that next year my I don't know if I want to do that to Halloween ruin Halloween I do not deserve that only Christmas deserves a. True, we could throw it on our worst of Christmas. We won't even team in a Halloween Song. It's that bad. It gets thrown in the shitty Christmas pile does fuck this. Next. Overall, Elvira, has had a fairly heavy music. She has worked with many musicians on their pieces as well. She's really good friends with Alice Cooper. And all that checks, which of course, makes a ton of sense. They are both kind of like I feel like the king and Queen of Spook town could be brother and sister mayor and mayor s of Spook town except she's like higher position move the fuck over Jack fucking skeleton. It's Alice Cooper and Elvira. Yeah. I, don't fucking acknowledged nightmare before Christmas am over it. Yeah. Apparently though she is featured in feed my Frankenstein, but I haven't figured out how? I have seen in a couple places mentioned that she guests on it, but I cannot figure out how where, or when or how or why. That's right. I did see that. Video I read through the crowd I don't know I don't. I or the secret I don't know maybe she just does very faint background vocals she might emissions feed. For rankin stanton to do it's about as deck it's as low Beato is a psycho. He don't want pizza. I do. I mean can I Want you can have both you can have sex and pizza like even at the same time if you're ladies down with that, that's fine. I mean. Could that know food is always going to end? Badly, no food plays discuss style No. But if you're into it I, don't want to hear about it. You just do it. Yeah. I'm super proud of you. If you do you do you she was in the music video for Ryan Adams gave me something good. This is back in two thousand fourteen before all the accusations about him being garbage came out. writes. A haunting black and white addams family stylized video the features greatly, it's fine. It's I like the ELVIRA parts it's a lot orion atoms. Yeah. There's I never got into only so much Ryan. Adams. One can handle in my threshold is about five seconds. She performed a song called too big Pumpkins. By. Our favorite Fred. Fred Schneider. I love it I know it's act. It's like what you hear you. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. It was released through Jack White's company third man records and apparently she and Jack Wider friends to she really likes his work. Also also makes sense like the music crowds that she runs in totally makes sense girl scout respect she does and last year he brought up a song by pop artists can petrous called turn off the light which features a very vincent price in thriller Esque Spoken Word Break Down in the middle that has that features Elvira cool and Kim reached out to Elvira asking her to be on the track and Elvira liked it and agreed and I feel like there's got to.
"jack wider" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Told like You're not good enough for that, you know are you're not big enough. You don't have the credibility for something like that. What we get in the end. It's so rewarding because we play in front of a lot more people that would not have come to see is because they would not go see Atlantic's all turn event and weaken. Stand shoulder to shoulder with the best of them. We have something just as beautiful and unique to offer. If you give us the opportunity to do so, Sometimes you just have to like a really high And then once he got access to mainstream, then you can really be impactful on all those people that are looking up to you. And I think we've had that experience where people are saying, Wow, I can't believe you played in a platform with Jack Wider. You play Coachella and all these different things and you're letting a band like that makes me feel like I can do something with my life. It's just a way to get your foot in the door. And once you're in there, you know, I mean, we never deny who we are Anything like re still who we've always been. It's like we're operating in all these different spheres that we never thought we have access to. So at the end of the day, we're still called. She can Obama and it's an empowering name, and we are still for Latinos rocking in that world. She's the name of Chicago. Batman's Forthe record is called Invisible People. Way kind of wanted to do something very different. Flip it upside down. A big part of the inspiration for this record was just that West Coast sound that we grew up with. That's in our veins. Hearing the hardheaded and be so Dr Dre Snoop. Way wanted to make an album that.
"jack wider" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader
"Signed it only twenty thousand you also are allowed to offer scholarships you know to at most basically for the T. people could finish their their college education so let's say you've got two years left the school instead of you know baseball the partial scholarships for instead of being something where you're going to get twenty five fifty percent of people left now the MLB team a long term paper you to finish your degree so that's one of the reasons you are seeing some guys signing even had some of the high school got five which seems amazing and kind of shocking to me we've had a few high school kids who have signed for twenty thousand dollars to begin the program here and then they do get cultural we have to see how many these kids say you know what I'm just going to college as opposed to you know I have a kid from Mobil oil high school down in southern cal cap Imperata who's going to Georgia tech he looks like an incredible prospect in that other kid that Vandy commit in ri keep Bradfield from Florida man he looked incredible in the Hyatt highlight reel during that draft those guys sign of those guys on on to college those guys are going to call this is normal I would say that the like the Kevin product we saw this with Tanner with there's a few guys every year I completed last year will Jack wider the year before those who are rocker now to the most probably guys in college baseball you ever hear you have high school guys who yell even prominent prospects were like no I'm gonna go to school and third they're basically they're betting on their education but they're also betting on themselves and you know because the reality is is Kumar rocker went from being a you know built a late first round pick out of high school to a guy who could be the number one pick in the draft next year well that's that's the difference between signing for two and a half three million and signing for us six to eight million so you know depending on the field and let's just all to be honest about it why are things it is the college experience being a star on the you know the star player on campus what time does the superior experience into being the star player in you know take your pick of your random low class they should be brought to do man you it's about rate you know cry no Sir yeah yeah exactly zero I don't I've always been a player's guy not just saying that because you're on the line due to and it's just it's hate hate to see this happening again I hate what's gonna happen in twenty twenty one I don't know what are your thoughts man this is it I I've been consistent on this I've been against the players being on the the public side this whole time right in in doing this but with that being said a lot of things have transpired over this time number one they're finally together it we're we're talking you know I've talked about this you know right when that happened when they signed the old seat or that the old man I mean it's only a couple years old CVA has like it was like they could care less about the future of baseball they worry more about having two chefs in the in the clubhouse and it was about you know stuff like that in a previous guys had fought for us to get to now we're seeing them fight for the in in my mind the right thing because they did you know they did get this up thing sign in in March which I think along with everyone was super pop because no one's talking about right the they just did it they went out they did nothing public and it is like certain guys if you're on that sub a committee you know like the eight guys that are on the committee would like sure is nature Miller those guys are the guys I I feel I could talk because they're invested as far as the depth of it right they understand the talks let them talk you get all these guys like you know chime in doing that that doesn't that does no good and just so you know the owner side I you know it I understand they're they're running a business too and you know they're thinking about a lot of people on this whole thing but don't put you know their negotiator was it has one Halem yes I'd like that he put it on the dam like players about the employees yeah oh by the way players want to play more games so therefore if you play more games employees would make more money exactly exactly that that just doesn't make sense and and Neil last thing on it is why don't they differ you know basically they said they can pay for like forty eight fifty games right uhhuh and the the players have been asking for more games why don't you to further that the difference in in games like look at it so I I've been running the numbers got to go to the nursery on this whole thing and Fred Russert Leicester's making twenty one point four right so it's a hundred thirty two almost a hundred thirty two won a game if you laid out well extension one sixty two okay it's so you get it down it's like six point six for six point six million for fifty games so then you got to make up the difference and what's happened in the draft order deferring money after a hundred thousand dollars they're deferring money to July first twenty twenty one July first twenty twenty two the other half so that would make it two point nine million basically two point nine one million I think is what my my math had it here yeah Sir sams identification work here then you just go half of that and then half of that after that to get to that you know seventy let's save you seventy two games right there make up twenty two game difference end up being two point nine million divided into there you go there's your payments yeah I know in it and then you look at trout trout would be making what thirty six billion this year it's a Levin million over fifty games that's not bad hello to our twenty two thousand a game that's pretty sweet you're you're looking at four point eight eight eight million dollars that they would have to make a difference on a twenty you know like it's seventy two game season two point four four million in twenty one twenty one two point four four million in twenty twenty two by the way Torkelson is gonna get paid four point one five seven million July first twenty twenty one the highest paid player in baseball is Mike trout if you did the same math he would be getting paid half of what Torkelson would sway it's also just the data that's where like I'm like going why can't you guys just exhaust everything and maybe you know the economist they could tell me I'm way off on deferred payments from like just they're gonna have the cash they will we already know the deal that they are designed so just just trying to think outside the box talking about we've been here about deferred payments right gets March contract on smart guys yeah yeah I want to launch the Bobby Bo plan you know yeah you know he's on the player and he's in the players union right he works for and he's there all the time no way late here but just a quick one on Manfred in his role in all this I think it's one of things we talk we talk to an MBA right recently as like why is it working out so well there in terms of salaries because Adams over the main yes exactly yeah yes which is when he was years out you commissioner what do you do he reached out to the players and he got a a relationship people are written about center does rob Manfred even like baseball is the new question I don't know I mean just look years ago he was negotiating against the he was the chief negotiator so he's a part of the bad blood right now so it's not like you know we're the rollers.
"jack wider" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader
"Prada we saw this with Tanner with there's a few guys every year a couple year last year was Jack wider the year before Kumar rocker now to the most probably guys in college baseball you ever hear you have a high school guys who yell even prominent prospects were like no I'm gonna go to school and third they're basically they're betting on their education but they're also betting on themselves and you know because the reality is is Kumar rocker went from being a you know built a late first round pick out of high school to a guy who could be the number one pick in the draft next year well that's that's the difference between signing for two and a half three million and signing for us six to eight million so the other betting on the shelves and plus just off to be honest about it lawyer things is the college experience being a star on the you know the star player on campus what time does a superior experience into being the star player in you know take your pick of your random low class they should be here in it's been a big man on campus the Starkville Mississippi is pretty darn good to compare to some place in North Carolina or South Carolina that's very attractive price locate a city close whatever I said I may have some you know someone for that okay yeah the what did you single us out you know your left my hometown but with the other look look to be picked in states that are literally across the continent from where we live now J. J. we appreciate the time and definitely the inside hopefully we'll get a chance to talk soon I don't know if it's going to be about actual baseball but hopefully we'll talk soon hopefully we'll talk about actual baseball what can you tell us a lot about that now the judge I think JJ Hooper executive editor for baseball America PJ Carlesimo joining us at the top of the hour which is eight minutes away here on the Tolbert Krueger and Brooks show capon KNBR one oh four five nine six eight in Santa Rosa from the top not about a traffic death injuries are said to be involved here south one one south of Hearn Avenue with traffic backing up toward highway twelve that car fire for eastbound five eighty has gone out but they're gonna need a tow truck everything's on the shoulder around Eaton canyon but traffic is heavy from downtown Castro valley and the crashing Tracy has cleared but it left behind so much slow traffic eastbound two oh five already heavy from eleven out to my car fare the road work in the Santa Cruz mountains was completed early so traffic is back to normal on highway seventeen westbound thirty seven still a little slow before and after Lakeville and getting out of San Francisco definitely having now north one one from Cesar Chavez to the bay bridge this traffic is sponsored by county consumer plumbing service and repair group that sanitation has never been more critical call county consumer plumbing service and repair group twenty four seven at six five zero three four two thirty seven forty seven serving San Mateo county and parts of the East Bay since nineteen seventy nine which was a lawyer is an important decision and should not be solely upon advertising this is what about his little media attention this is an important message for anyone that has been diagnosed with cancer after using.
"jack wider" Discussed on KOA 850 AM
"ID fourteen to world soccer leaders to look at it could barely look at a twenty to Berlin boulder hazel's official proposed headquarters buffalo's rebel we step aside the legendary voice of the buffaloes literacy resumes thank you mark and welcome schisms all we've celebrated several fifty anniversaries in twenty nineteen including the first man setting foot on the moon Apollo eleven successfully landed on the moon and Neil Armstrong became the first to walk on the lunar surface Apollo twelve followed in November was six hours and a third mission scheduled to land on the moon was Apollo thirteen in April nineteen seventy one of the astronauts fanatical fated flight could not have imagined that the eyes of the world would be on a Monday when the eyes of both fans were on him when he played for Colorado in nineteen fifty to fifty two jacks wider Colorado in through and through was born in Denver went to high school at Regis Jesuit Anne's five before signing with the buffaloes after his graduation in nineteen fifty three became a pilot in the U. S. Air Force and later was selected as an astronaut well I heard was a backup for Apollo thirteen but one can Mattingly was exposed to measles and removed from the flight strikers replaced him as the command module pilot the joint flight commander Jim Lovell and the lunar module pilot Fred Haise everything went well with the launch of the space craft named honestly was coasting to the moon one on the third day there was an explosion in the service module a faulty fuel cell led to a rupture in an oxygen tank and honestly is power systems and oxygen we're going out commander level famously reported the mission control Houston I believe we've had a problem here the astronauts moved into the lunar module which was powered by a separate system they conserve water oxygen and electricity while mission control alters the flight so it would go around the moon and head back to earth with the world watching their crippled craft landed safely in the Pacific Ocean south of some more because of the location of the moon relative to earth at the time the space craft flew two hundred forty nine thousand miles away from earth the service Weigert became one of twenty four who were flown to the moon scientists at NASA learned a lot from that flight they praised the crew for piloting a spacecraft safely back to earth it was dubbed the successful failure Colorado's why god was a three year starter and guard when players went both ways Dow ward was beginning to build the box into a big seven contender and swagger three years so you is eighteen nine and three some of his teammates for Tom Burke Trier exact Jordan and Carroll hardy with his face days behind him why god made his home in Littleton and entered the political arena he was elected to Congress from the newly created six district was sixty three percent of the vote in nineteen eighty two unfortunately he died of cancer at age fifty one before taking office Jack swagger a true American hero you've been in the zone gemstone this is Colorado football from Learfield IMG college position for to see you bud I take care of injuries that occurred to the athletes and as an athlete myself I know what you weekend warriors goes for members twenty sixteen an injury such as a sprain or.
"jack wider" Discussed on Chris and Rick Talk Guitars
"Hey everybody you're right so the premise is that you know in the guitar communities we all talk a lot about gear and people we all obsess about what kind of guitar you play and the tone and tone caps and the call pickups which is all cool and all importance but recently Chris posted a cool video and I'd seen the video many times before but it's Magic Sam playing what's the Song Sam's Boogie or something he's actually playing earl hooker's which is like a like a very early seventies Yuna vox neck Les Paul Copy just like that was before the Japanese even dialed in really good copy so just kind of a probably plywood yeah and it's just this funky happy with a bolt on neck but he is just tearing it up and it sounds amazing again it was just a prime example of how a you know depending on the player you can put almost anything in their hands and it's going to sound good you know it doesn't you know and again we love good gear and quality gear I love it I love a good a good guitar part of the game but it's also cool to just think about what you can do with a a lesser lesser instrument or something in the hands of the right person you know it sounds great we posted a link to that video exam just for reference it's watching that video first of all Magic Sam is fucking awesome and I mean he's pure rock and roll and you watch this particular video too and you can see how responsible he was for so much Rock and Roll Oh yeah after I mean you just listen to what he's playing and you're like Oh the Jimmy Page Jeff back all these people and they were keeping it started with this dude he was like like I said I just think of Magic Sam is pure rock and roll just like he is that as almost like chuck various pure rock and roll yeah so videos just really great his band is great you can see the drummer has a wallet on his look back that the ring I love that I mean his like the way he's you know the syncopated l. he has in the fact that it's like his boogie just so fucking bad it's every once in a while I have to go find that video yeah I'm just remind myself why I love the guitar so much going back to what you're saying is like the saying it's the guitar player the guitar is very true in we all do well to remember that but like everything else in life it's it's kind of nuanced do you know what I mean it's like sure yes it is but I mean you can it's all about uh being inspired inspired and getting getting getting sounds that make you inspire to make you play and that saying is probably less valuable oh to people starting out because when you first start out you need any sort of edge that you can get you know what I mean I worked in Qatar shop and I got this a lot someone comes in and like holiday I want to buy a guitar for my daughter but I'm not sure if she's going to stick with it so I just WanNa buy cheapest thing I can and it's like I guarantee you she won't stick with it if you buy the cheapest thing you can be done it's going to be a piece of shit that's true you need an edge to get your roots in and like fall in love with the instrument to where you can develop a sound that becomes the player not the guitar yeah so the player and have to get tar is way better I just someone who has developed a style his able to you know I think anyways I think once you have some sort of style about your playing then you can get on any guitar you want and you can get that sound out of it but when you're just starting out the gear does matter more I think I think I think you're making a good point and I think the Abia sure to to any of these topics we come up with his lake it's this is not the rule and it's not the you know it's not to say that every cheap guitar is going to be playable you know some art some will not stay in tune some pickups may sound totally shitty but there are instruments like this bolt on copy Les Paul that are playable and in the hands of a person like Magic Sam he can just make it sound gray but I think you're right yeah I mean I think when you're younger and just starting out yeah you want to at least have an instrument that stays in tune and sounds okay if you're gonNA plug it in or if it's an acoustic if it plays tune and stuff sure but even that like I'm thinking of like a lot of old blues people or punk musicians that didn't have any money or Iraq decisions enemy and the you know the best thing they could afford was I'm thinking of like Johnny Ramone man he bought that cheap I mean part of it was he wanted an iconic guitar that was his own but we're starting out it was they were getting a stir in New York City so Lou Reed came down to watch them and he was really impressed with the band and he went up to Johnny after the show and said you guys are great but you have to get rid of that guitar and John Enrollments like fucking Mike said he went onto make his icon Dr in the movie it might get loud there's that scene where the edge and page and Jack Wider sitting around and they're talking about guitars and Jackie Eh but no there's there's so much truth to that and yes there's like very talented people who have been able to overcome really crappy guitars and get great sounds because have the drive but for your average person I'm saying like and I'm not talking about you know you need a Les Paul Custom now start out with I think we're more talking about obsessing over the gear this is another that I have experienced where I worked in a guitar shop and there's somebody come in real nice guy has is very well to do doesn't have it has a lot of right so he comes in and he picked classic telecaster like sixties telecasters this is it I want this and he takes it he buys it he comes back later and says no this isn't working for me so gets like a Les Paul Junior or something and he comes back and forth and at some point you've got to stop them and you got to say you know it's not the guitar pick any one of those guitars right and just spend some time with exile just learn the guitar and it's GonNa work for you you know people talk about tone and where it comes from and no one of the things I heard a lot is that it comes from your fingers in your hands it comes from the player and think of a lot of that is true and this kind of ties into what we're talking about like Magic Sam on that Les Paul Copy He is just like you know his fingers and him and how he's playing that instrument makes it sound so cool and that's what I totally fascinated by in terms of the individuality of players and also just applying it to like giving somebody guitar to play and being able to make some thing happened on that thing or instrument by that you know any instrument really and yeah I mean like Johnny Ramone is a great example what other examples can you come up with an example like a broad example of that that sentiment that I experienced personally was back in the eighty s when I was playing in a band with some friends it was kind of like a punk rock doc like just a Shitty punk rock man having a lot of fun and we had the opportunity to open for the cons in nineteen eighty eight or eighty nine in Ann Arbor Michigan again it's very exciting for us because we just like I said just a little local punk rock pop band and At the time we had I mean I had shitty equipment like held together with Duct Tape crappy stratocaster and our drum kit was falling apart and we got this shows great opportunity one of the catches was to play the show the touring they came over on a plane there on a shoestring they have no gear so we can open for them but they have to use our gear so we're like absolutely that's a fucking Megan's that's so let me come got up there and they sounded fucking amazing I was like night and day there's no way that are shitty gear that I'm always complaining about that was like you don't want to fuck and get your shit together play better because you can do that on that shit that you have so yeah that's a great point man and that's that's a cool experience late is just seeing other people play you know having one set of gear and then two separate bands play that gear it's.
"jack wider" Discussed on The Right Time with Bomani Jones
"Right. Just really these moments where he's like, when you know, these, like, Oprah will call a high moment. Always interested in watching them. Have you know what I'm saying being in a room with different people? And you know, this is a guy who was, like I need a need to recreate this us guitar sound. But I dunno by they're complaining. So I need to call me and literally reaches out and get in touch with those two tally and convinces him to come and play his music over again on our album like ridiculous. You know, I did most. Yes. So it's still something good. Yeah. That's, that's literally on us generally playing guitar on rider on Ryan dirty on bake, some songs type. Maybe you should rider and money like a lot of our tar all the gets on work on writing dirty is Leo enough to tell me for the like we literally had a beat three and Leslie in our living room. With what a guy playing with a bass player and telly, and they're their jam session. And then we'll go back, we'll go through the music and take the best part, the next to soundscape Varinder. So there's no phone call. He's scared to make is what is like no no, not at all. You don't have to tell it. No. And he could handle the no, that's not a problem. But you have to tell them. No. And you know, this kind of this is where really the funny thing about it was technology had finally gotten to where people wanted to go and Easter. He kept pushing back. He's like to Jack wider hip hop. It you know what I'm saying? Like I don't wanna do everything digital, you know, right thirties, probably the first hip hop album recorded in pro tools. People don't know that. But at the same time, he didn't want it to sound like a digital because the more digital it is. And the more you get away from actually having to say, if there's a signing difference, so he wanted to make sure that I would still go to press off to take even if we were mixing signs in protein, you still need to dump it to two inch tape, and then go to, to press for their and ride dirty you play next to any of the album's gonna be louder fuller, musically. I dare you to put it on any put. It's put it on played at six and take that out, and well thinking, people got CD players. But that's all I am in the moment. But litter, you can play that our next album, other songs you'll realize sonically, it's different. It's clear stronger is louder than us is warm. And that's a, that's a conscious effort by as produce the warriors, the thing that always got me like k record always feels different one of..
"jack wider" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader
"Just ask Google assistant to stream our live coverage on an enabled speaker or display like your Google, Google hold. Hope just ask Google assistant to play March madness on Westwood One. And you'll be taken directly to our live. Audio streams search for schilling. The studio mentioned the design on dunk is only two points. But when we were talking yesterday with Tom Izzo, you heard it during halftime the first game today on Westwood One. He said sometimes those ion dunk sto really turned into about four points because they provide such a lift for their team. Absolutely right in the same token you start so. Say seasonal surprise other people in the play. She can stay with the basketball the left chained fits don't cash. Winston pushed out the Duke bitch. Get a little over four chest pass over the left wing at Arad. Henry Ford on his right hip now. Trying to put it on the deck driving against reddish three to shoot Henry in some trouble to to shoot. He's going to have to watch a contest at three on the left wing and air ball is caught by Tillman, but the shot clock sounds in the background at a violation prompting the turnover for Michigan state. Good defense from Duke their second turnover. Blue devils down five internal b. This will get the ball inside too easily. That time Duke did a great job of Hilton. J Barrett hands off design on Williamson Williamson on the left wing banks is a pass art up top to Cam reddish over to the right side. Jones. Jones looking for a little help waving his hand in front of his face with tend to shoot one of the screen of Jones pushes it left-wing Barrett. Open three good. I three either team at Barrett's brings do put in sixteen to fourteen. Aaron Henry now in front of the Duke bench nine fifty five remaining in an entertaining. First half Henry, this golden comes out to show gets rid of the basketball. The Winston Winston all settle things down fourteen to shoot for whipping point guard matchup between two Winston Jones around the screen. Winston driving down the right side of the lane stopped cups about eight. The Henry Henry in trouble. It's the trees up top to going all the way out. No good and a foul. Going to be called Xavier Tillman crashing into Cam reddish. The from Pentagon's Edito belong to the tilbern picks up his first personal foul team. Second do could better Garbo predicting the ball could be entered into the earlier that was a major problems. Michigan city is getting it into using was collapsing. Your health and do better. Stop in the ball from being gave the fouled a gay Brown on the backside. So Brown with his first not into the basket for two barracks. Starting to take over. He's got seven retired at sixteen mcquaid on the other end quickly. Right. Wait, wait. With his first three and it's nineteen sixteen. Michigan state by three are loaded judgment in Michigan state players. They're run sometimes record up in the fray jobs down the baseline with an easy to Tom Izzo with a big exhale and sideline. Williamson fangs into Cassius. Winston had half four. He brings it up. Williamson a roadblock. Winston goes down the court and the first foul on Zion Federal Credit Union proudly serves the armed forces, the DOD veterans and their families are members of the mission insured by NCUA. Style. Williamson sits down Cam reddish sits down Jack white who did not play since the torn hamstring on March sixteenth. His first appearance in the game was six seven junior from Australia. Checking it right now. Bourbon out. There was the smart power Clark. You don't want to trial terms field Baldwin the guard are the high court. The corner. Caches Winston that guard drive down the right baseline folder won't go offensive rebounds, Xavier Tilburg. He's got five rebounds in his first staff. Here's going gills to the foul line backs. It out to Henry still twenty on the shot clock. Michigan state leading by one thousand nine hundred eighteen wigs that work could against Alex O'Connell, driving floater up and good left side of the lane. Winston with that little off-balance shot put towards the way. But it's twenty one eighteen Michigan union was wide open. Once you primer trade against. Excuse felt was given to the people on the weak side leaving it open for penetration. Barrett underneath a lob. The Marquis folded, and there's the first foul and save your children trying to catch up with an extended his arms and his poll Porsche and the rotation continues. Upfront the Tom Izzo team Nick ward returning to the lineup and Xavier Tobin will get a breather. Inbounding baseline for do is trade Jones twenty one eighteen Michigan state eight fourteen remaining in the first Jones has to go in deep to Jack white and white will back it out now in the middle of the floor. Dr J, Barry. Barrett working against Henry freshman versus freshman. Barrett. Pushing it to Jack wider the corner a three way on air ball caught war hit the floor. Almost didn't get their heels win stood back out to going inside the war. Good position against white. Or turns left hand. Layup won't go rebound kicked around and trade. Jones has produced now Jones motor up the floor, a little hesitation drives right side of the lane and his shot knocked out of bounds by Aaron Henry. There's a time out on the floor. The Michigan state Spartans the two seat in east leader the one seat in the east twenty.