Music Mythology Explicit

by Sam Romo

Is music the air you breathe? Join the conversations I have with artists, musicians, producers, and more as we dive into the deep and vibrant history of music. This podcast is here to showcase interviews that give personal insight and real experiences from our guests and hopefully myself to provide the audience a chance to see and hear how everyone uses music in their life. For more content visit our website musicmythpodcast. ...   ...  Read more

Podcast episodes

  • #55 - Jonathan Mones


    #55 - Jonathan Mones


    I have the opportunity to sit down with Jonathan Mones and chat about his life in music from touring with Ghost Note to his earlier years learning piano, changing to saxophone, and how his idea of music was formed by other Dallas musicians like Snarky Puppy, The Funky Knuckles, JD Beck, Roy Hargrove, and more. He talks about their influence and how the fellowship and encouragement in their jam settings fueled him to keep growing and connecting. We also chat about his favorite Funk music, martial arts training, cooking vegan, and more! Make sure to follow him for information about future shows and more!

  • #54 - Payton Taylor


    #54 - Payton Taylor


    This episode I sit down with drummer Payton Taylor and chat about the challenges of learning and playing music virtually, getting inspiration from and working in the vibrant Dallas music scene, Jazz being kept alive by sampling & Hip Hop, Rock Band, Kanye West, and more! Make sure to follow @paytontaylor for information on future shows and more!

  • #53 - The Womack Sisters

    #53 - The Womack Sisters

    I have the opportunity to connect with The Womack Sisters (BG, Zeimani, and Kucha) and talk about their family's musical legacy and the foundations provide by their grandfather Sam Cooke and parents Cecil and Linda Womack. We also chat about making music relatable and easy to connect with, they share about their journey of creating and producing the music they want and how they want it. We also talk about the power of perseverance, VR technology, the future of AI, and more! "As the granddaughters of the legendary Sam Cooke, daughters of renowned songwriters and producers Cecil and Linda Womack (of Womack & Womack,) and nieces of singer-songwriter and R&B icon Bobby Womack, music is in their blood. Taking the American R&B and Pop scene by storm, the music industry welcomes a new generation of royalty with BG, Zeimani, and Kucha, the three gifted and soulful siblings who make up The Womack Sisters (TWS). Although the best friend trio inherited the legacy of musical giants, they are forging a new path with their most recent single, "Lost for Words." Make sure to follow them @thewomacksisters and check out their website for more information!

  • #52 - Robert Trusko

    #52 - Robert Trusko

    I have the opportunity to sit down with bassist, vocalist, and producer Robert Trusko and talk about his life in music from his upbringing of playing trumpet and bass to his experience in school furthering his musical education to be a better communicator and leaning into Jazz and improvisation to expand his ideas of how to create and honor music. He opens up about being from Philadelphia and his experiences playing music and being embraced by a musical community with grace or brutal truth, we chat about his move to Dallas and witnessing and learning from groups like Snarky Puppy and The Funky Knuckles, and more. "As a composer, bassist, and producer, Robert’s main focus is creating music that is both artful and accessible. In addition to original music, Robert plays electric bass, Ableton Push, and double bass in a wide variety of genres including Jazz Fusion, Gospel, Hip-hop, R&B, Classical, and South Indian classical music. He also has completed successful work as a songwriter, engineer, arranger, and producer. Through his musicianship, Robert has been able to perform across the world. Robert has been privileged to perform with Grammy-Award-Winning-Artist Robert “Sput” Searight, Grammy-Award-Winning-Artist RC Williams, Cleon Edwards (Erykah Badu), Dwayne “MonoNeon” Thomas Jr., N’Dambi, Jaguar Wright (The Roots, Jay-Z), N’Dambi, Doug Wimbish (Living Colour, Sugar Hill Records, Lauryn Hill), Black Ice (Def Poetry Jam), Danny Gotlieb (Pat Metheny), and Eric McFadden (Parliament Funkadelic). Robert has also completed successful work as a film composer, songwriter, engineer, arranger, and producer." Make sure to follow him @rtrusko on Instagram and check out his website for future show dates and more!

  • #51 - Parker & Pat from Artemis Funk


    #51 - Parker & Pat from Artemis Funk


    My good friend Gabriel Parker returns with Patrick Pombuena (Parker & Pat, Artemis Funk) to talk about their roots in music and their motivations to become full time musicians. We chat about gigging, finding inspiration in someone else's art, finding time to support fellow artists, and more. Make sure to follow them on Instagram for updates on upcoming shows and more! @artemisfunk @trumpetpreacher @phattestofpats