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11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Gabe Lee

It can be difficult sometimes to give new music the attention it deserves. However, I promise you that will not be the case when you give a listen to Gabe Lee’s debut LP, “farmland.” Named for the Nashville studio where it was recorded, here’s a live version of the LP’s leadoff track, “Alright, Ok.”  This […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Bambi Lee Savage

Did you ever know after just about 15 seconds of listening that you were going to absolutely love a record? Well, that’s what happened after I pushed play and heard the opening track “Honey” on Bambi Lee Savage’s upcoming indie LP “Berlin-Nashville Express.” Little did I know that this remarkable record of twangy guitar and […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Michael Braunfeld

I went out on a limb with this 11 Questions with someone who said that although they didn’t live here, they felt like they did and planned on moving here soon. Well, after listening to the finely-crafted narrative songwriting of American artist Michael Braunfeld, I’m sure glad I did. And after reading his answers, I’m […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Thomm Jutz

On February 1, local label Red Beet Records released “Riverland,” the second LP from the musical trio of Eric Brace, Peter Cooper & Thomm Jutz. This conceptual collection of songs about the Magnolia state of Mississippi was self-produced by the trio and recorded here at Thomm Jutz’s Mt. Juliet studio. It’s a delightful mood-setting storytelling […]

CLASSIC CONCERT: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band @ Seton Hall University (Walsh Gym) / South Orange, NJ / December 11, 1975

Having grown up in Jersey, it pains me to think of all the times I could have seen Bruce Springsteen live before the September 1975 night when I was finally won over at The Bottom Line. However, none of my misses trouble me more than the one I made in 1974 when he played the […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Amelia White

Noted Nashville journalist, Craig Havighurst, wrote “If there were an East Nashville Music Hall of Fame, Amelia White would already be in it.” Who am I to disagree? Since 2000, Amelia has been a stalwart of the Americana music scene and one of Music City’s most beloved writers and performers. Amelia’s lucky seventh LP, “Rhythm […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Matthew Perryman Jones

Photo by Robby Klein When they produce the film of my life from the book I have yet to write, there will of course be a love scene of when I met first my wife. I would want the accompanying love ballad playing during that romantic moment to be by no one other than Matthew […]