Category 11 Questions to a Nashville Musician

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Nathan Kalish

Photo by Sanne Kanst Singer-songwriter Nathan Kalish has just given the world his latest full-length LP of original tunes, “Songs for Nobody.”  After learning how to play guitar, bass and drums, in punk and hardcore bands, Kalish turned to songwriting and heavy touring with his band The Wildfire and later on with The Last Callers. […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Glenn Brown

“25 Years Behind” is the debut album from The Revenue Man, better known to his friends and family as Glenn Brown. The cinematic video for “Tennessee Sunset” has gotten “The Man” some heavy traffic at his YouTube Channel. But, I’m gonna point you to  this live take of the song featuring just Glenn and his […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Anthony da Costa

One face and guitar that I’ve gotten quite used to seeing around town belongs to the incredibly talented Anthony da Costa. Anthony is often seen in a supporting role to the likes of Molly Tuttle and Joy Williams and can usually can be found in close proximity to everyone’s friend Steve Poltz. But “ADC” is […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician Who Moved Away: Clive Gregson

The idea came to me during a recent e-mail exchange with British singer-songwriter, Clive Gregson. Why not create an 11 Questions sub-category for those who used to live here but later moved away? Well, Clive accepted my offer and here we go! If you don’t know Clive and his music, you sure should. In the […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Jess Jocoy

Photo by Patrick Sheehan High on top of my Nashville new release pile is “Such a Long Way,” the debut record from Country/Americana singer-songwriter Jess Jocoy. Watch and listen to “Aching to Be Alive” from the record. Her voice is soft and warming; a melodious set up for her introspective lyrics. While someone else described […]

Ranking Records—Warren Zevon

Here’s a look at the dozen studio albums released by the late great Warren Zevon. Without a doubt, Zevon is the artist no longer with us who I absolutely miss the most. In my opinion, he is also the worthiest act not in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Ranking these was tough since […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Olivia Bandy

There’s a freshness to Nashville songwriter Oliva Bandy’s music that grabbed me like the first time I heard a Carole King record back in the 70s. It’s rather remarkable to think that she’s still in college and recorded the demos for her new EP in her Belmont dorm room. Someone else that felt the same […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Savannah

New to Nashville in 2019 was Savannah Nider, a small-town girl with a big beautiful voice. If you don’t believe me, give a listen to her latest single “We are Us.” Her words in this song are also a ray of hope that we all sure could use right now. Savannah is keeping in touch […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Jason Lee McKinney (Jason Lee McKinney Band)

Photo by Shellie Wright There’s usually a reason why an artist like Jason Lee McKinney credits his band and not just himself. Like Isbell’s 400 Unit and Springsteen’s E Street Band, Jason’s “Band” is just damn good! Splitting his time between Memphis and Nashville, Jason and his band have just released their 8th LP, “Pieces” […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: George Shingleton

Photo by Erika Rock Few are gifted with a Classic Country voice as good and gritty as the one God gave Nashville artist George Shingleton.  George also writes his own stuff and his single, “Fire or Flame,” came out in February, and there’s another, “Handful of Hell,” coming out in May. A full album will […]