Lori Ness of NorthwestPrime talks to Rusty Anderson, who has been Paul McCartney’s touring artist since 2001 and also works as a solo artist. They discuss the pressures of working as a touring musician while maintaining a solo career, as well as his upcoming trip to play in Japan.
Anderson notes that he has been playing with McCartney for longer than the Beatles had been together, and the bond that has resulted. He expresses how grateful he is to be a part of it.
Ness and Anderson also discuss Anderson’s involvement with the Natural Resources Defense Counsel, an environmental nonprofit working to protect whales and dolphins from military sonar, which is harmful to them.
Listen to the full episode here.