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Get an in-depth look inside the lives of professional musicians. Hosted by musician and 89.9 FM producer Jesse Morgado, Side Player Stories offers fast-paced and fun conversations with musical guests who are “side players” – artists whose unique talents and musical abilities create opportunities to make their living playing for many different bands. 

Host of Side Player Stories, Jesse Morgado, in Studio A.

Side Player Stories is back for Season 3, beginning July 6, -- and it's better than ever. Tune in weekly on Thursdays for a new episode.

Season 3 artists include violinist Caitlin Evanson (Taylor Swift, Dave Stewart, Ringo Starr), bassist and UCF professor Richard Drexler (Jeff Berlin Trio, Mel Torme and Mose Allison) and bassist, singer and songwriter Cat Popper (Ryan Adams & the Cardinals, Jack White, Puss n Boots). 

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Spotify Playlist of Songs Mentioned