Hosted by two-time Grammy Award winning producer and Atlantic Records President of A&R, Pete Ganbarg, Warners newest podcast Rock & Roll High School has arrived.
The series sees Ganbarg unite with some of the most legendary figures in contemporary music. The podcast launches today with episodes with Nile Rodges, Kathy Valentine and Graham Nash, with new episodes dropping fortnightly after.
The remaining season one schedule is as follows:
- May 20 – The Temptations (Otis Williams & Ron Tyson)
- June 3 – Tony Visconti
- June 17 – Debbie Gibson
- July 1 – Gamble & Huff
- July 15 – Jimmy Webb
- July 29 – Jon Anderson (of Yes)
- August 12 – Gloria Gaynor
- August 26 – Todd Rundgren
- September 9 – Robert “Kool” Bell (of Kool & The Gang)
Ganbarg said: “It’s been an honor to sit down with each of these incredibly influential and uniquely talented individuals and really dive deep into their remarkable careers. I’m so excited to bring these conversations to music fans around the world. Everyone recognizes these superstars and their hits which have defined generations, but now we get to pull back the curtain and take a closer, more intimate look at the stories behind the music.”
The news follows the recent announcement of Warner Music Group’s podcast development deal with Spotify. WMG produces various podcasts across its portfolio of companies, including Duran Duran’s WHOOOSH!, curated and hosted by Simon Le Bon; Robert Plant’s Digging Deep; the Good Ol’ Grateful Deadcast, hosted by musician Rich Mahan and Relix contributing editor Jesse Jarnow; and many more.