What is a Paltrocast?
– In July 2018, New York-based writer and editor Darren Paltrowitz launched the Paltrocast with Darren Paltrowitz in partnership with PureGrainAudio. The bi-weekly podcast features exclusive interviews with top entertainers, entrepreneurs and other influencers. More info on the Paltrocast can be found at www.puregrainaudio.com/paltrocast or www.paltrowitz.com.
– Andy Summers first achieved worldwide fame as one-third of the legendary rock band The Police. However, The Police was only one chapter of Summers’ successful career as he was a prolific sideman before joining the Sting-fronted power trio. After The Police disbanded, Summers became an in-demand composer for film projects, beyond recording solo albums and presenting dozens of shows featuring his photography. The latest solo effort from Summers is last year’s Triboluminescence, and I had the pleasure of speaking with the guitar great by phone in September 2017.
More on Andy Summers can be found online at www.andysummers.com.
Who is Your Host?
– Darren Paltrowitz is a New York resident with over 15 years of entertainment industry experience. He began working around the music business as a teenager, interning for the manager of his then-favorite band Superdrag. In the years following, he has worked with a wide array of artists including OK Go, They Might Be Giants, Mike Viola, Tracy Bonham, Loudness, Rachael Yamagata, and Amanda Palmer. Darren’s writing has appeared in dozens of outlets including the New York Daily News, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, The Daily Meal, The Hype Magazine, All Music Guide, Guitar World, PureGrainAudio, and the Jewish Journal.