218: Arnold Schnitzer on dirty jobs, ergonomic basses, and maker competitions June 2, 2016

from Contrabass Conversations - double bass life on the low end of the spectrum· ·

Today we feature double bass luthier Arnold Schnitzer. Arnold has had an interesting career path, from gigging around the East Coast as a youth to entering the corporate world and finally finding his way to the word of instrument repair. We talk about a wide range of topics, including information versus knowledge, wisdom, and street smarts, and the perils and pitfalls of the information age. We also dig into Mike Rowe's Dirty Jobs (there’s a great interview with him on the Tim Ferriss podcast) - this all starts about 20 minutes into the actual interview - and training people for …

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