Category 11 Questions to a Nashville Musician

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Tom Mason

A Music City songwriter friend once told me that Music Row starts to look for new Christmas songs for its Country artists in June. These days it also seems that Christmas songs start spinning right after Halloween. It was never too early for Tom Mason’s third holiday album and tenth release, “Under a Mistletoe Sky” to get […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Kevin Burnstein

Photo by Diana King New-to-Nashville guitarist and songwriter Kevin Burnstein just had a crazy good debut album come out called “ATTACK DISTRACT DIVIDE.” Those caps in the title are intentional and emphasize the power of the message in Burnstein’s words sang over his simple but strong grungy sound. Tough times raise tensions and the songs […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Sally & George

Photo by Molly McCormick Photography Now don’t call Nashville musical duo Sally & George by those names! Instead, show your hip musical knowledge and call this husband and wife team by their proper names of Shelby & Joel. Their stage name is in tribute to Shelby’s grandparents. Sally & George are upright bassist Shelby Means […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Alexander Wren

Photo by Landon Edwards Nashville artist Alexander Wren’s latest single carries the strange title “The Earth is Flat.” Released on September 18, it’s from a forthcoming album due out some time next year. You can give this fine song a listen here. Co-written with Nashville’s Lauren Weintraub, Wren’s soft and sensitive vocal rides across a […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Eddie Heinzelman

Two things that I am thankful for are that Eddie Heinzelman made his way to Nashville and that I have finally discovered him. I get my leads for this space in all kinds of ways, and Eddie was brought to my attention by a friend who is one of his guitar students. Eddie is just […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Bella White

Now let’s not forget that Nashville still produces some of the best traditional Bluegrass music around. And the latest that you need to sit back and curl up to comes from young Bella White who has just released her debut LP, “Just Like Leaving” that she successfully Kickstarted. Listen to the smooth picking and singing […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Jennafer Lynsey

Photo by Jessica Ahrens Wow! In just a short time, Music City singer-songwriter Jennafer Lynsey’s new single “Click” has had over a quarter-million Spotify streams. Give this fun and fresh-sounding Pop Country tune a listen here! Earlier this year, Jennafer released her debut EP “Sensitive.” The records charts need be ready for this young lady […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Blount Floyd (Great Peacock)

Photo by Harrison Hudson (Blount Floyd in rear) If Americana / Southern Rock bands are your thing, then I’m sure you know about Music City-based Great Peacock. If not, it’s time to discover the hard-working trio of front man / guitarist Andrew Nelson, bass player Frank Keith IV, and today’s subject, guitarist / harmony vocalist […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: The Danberrys

East Nashville musical duo, The Danberrys, have a new record out called “Shine” and it’s one any fan of “funky and folky” Americana music needs to hear. The Danberrys are Dorothy Daniel and Ben DeBerry who are married to each other and have made highly acclaimed music together since 2009. Give a watch and listen […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Grant-Lee Phillips

I was never interested in watching the “Gilmore Girls” TV series until my wife asked me if I knew who this singer playing the role of the town troubadour was. “Dang – that’s Grant-Lee Phillips” I said! I then proceeded to tell her all about this great singer and his band Grant Lee Buffalo. Well […]