Category 11 Questions to a Nashville Musician

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Graham Bramblett

If you follow any recommendation that I make this year, please, please, please, make it “Tom T. Hall T-Shirt,” the opening track on the new EP, “The Great Inbetween” by Graham Bramblett. The song has more attitude in it than one could ever ask for. It also made me reach for a record by the […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Lake and Lyndale

Photo by CreateWell Channing Marie is singer and collaborating songwriter with the folky foursome that call themselves Lake and Lyndale. The band just released a new single “Still Here” and you can watch them change clothes in their fun official music video here. This latest release is their third single since moving to Music City […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Brian Fechino

Once again, I’m proud to mention that Florida non-profit Rock By The Sea has released its second collection of songs, “Write By the Sea Vol. 2.” Among the artists who congregated in a St. George Island, Florida house to write, produce, engineer and record the 11-track album were Music City’s Michael Logen, Steve Everett and the subject […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Steve Everett

Florida non-profit Rock By The Sea  releases its second collection of songs, “Write By the Sea Vol. 2,” on June 26. Among the artists who congregated in a St. George Island, Florida house to write, produce, engineer and record the 11-track album were Music City’s Michael Logen, Brian Fechino and the subject of this edition of 11 […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician Who Moved Away: Jill Sobule

Given my recent revelation to create a subset of this space that includes musicians who used to live in Music City, I just had to reach out to Jill Sobule. I first saw Jill in 2000 open for her pal Warren Zevon at the Belcourt Theatre. After later seeing her promote her great “Pink Pearl” […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Luke Schneider

If you are a music fan who pays attention at local live shows, you have undoubtedly noticed the musical prowess of Nashville’s Luke Schneider on the pedal steel. Since working his way into the local scene, Luke’s expert playing has occasionally been heard with my favorite band, The Silver Seas, and more regularly supporting an […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Phillip-Michael Scales

Photo by @bryanhiglesias Music City’s self-proclaimed “Dive Bar Soul Artist” is singer-songwriter Phillip-Michael Scales. Phillip was recently Nashville radio station Lightning 100’s “Local Artist of the Week,” and he has also released a fine new single called “Find A Way.”  Scale’s soulful vocal riding over a swirling Indie Rock sound make this a sure-fire radio-friendly song […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician Who Moved Away: Nick Pagliari

Now here’s something to do that you’ll be glad you did. Give a long and repeated listen to “Midday,” the third record from Nick Pagliari, his first in over a decade. A native Tennessean who hails from the left side of our state, Nick brings some sweet Memphis soul to the EPs lead-off track “The […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Josh Preston

Nashville’s Josh Preston fills out the three legs of his stool spending time as a musician, producer and a visual artist. His latest project was producing the “Conversations” LP for Adam Burrows on Josh’s own label, Me and the Machine Records. As you will read, Josh learned the music biz from one if its legends […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Tai Shan

I just love it when 11 Questions introduces me to some great new music that I might have otherwise missed and gives me the chance to share it with others. Well, one of the snappiest and freshest-sounding songs I’ve heard so far this year is the title track to singer-songwriter Tai Shan’s “Travelling Show” LP. […]