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April 6, 2021

Podcast #363 – Guitarist Jennifer Batten, Payola For Streaming, And Supercharged Hard Drives

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  • Is reduced royalty rates for playlist placements actually payola?
  • New technologies for super-large hard drive capacity


Jennifer Batten played lead and rhythm guitar on Michael Jackson’s Bad, Dangerous and HIStory world tours. She’s also appeared on 2 Jeff Beck albums and was a member of his touring band for 3 years.

Jennifer continues to give clinics and master classes all over the world, and most recently created the Guitar Cloud Symposium, an online guitar workshop that feature contributions from her favorite guitar players.

During the interview we spoke about her audition with Michael Jackson, playing the Super Bowl, playing with her hero Jeff Beck, developing guitar synth techniques, some insider tips about tapping, and much more.

On the intro I’ll take a look at payola for streaming, and supercharged hard drives.

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