Marie Trout PhD

Manager. Author. Podcaster


Marie is Danish and has lived 30 years in Southern California. Traveling extensively all over the world as long-term manager for Walter Trout, an internationally acclaimed blues rock artist, she views the world through a wide lens. 


Her first book, The Blues – Why it Still Hurts so Good, raised $12,000 for the HART Fund, helping musicians without healthcare. The book was based on a Grounded Theory study completed for her PhD dissertation about the role of blues to modern fans.


She is currently finishing the manuscript for her second book, a memoir.

Marie has written for various publications including Classic Rock Blues Rock Magazine 

The Daily Beast, and


During the Covid-19 crisis, she started a podcast, Deep Dives in Extraordinary Times interviewing people who in each their own way contribute deep insights in times of crisis and change. 

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