Bonnie Bishop is a Grammy winning singer songwriter from Texas. We got together and talked about her tenure in Nashville, as well as meditation, singing mechanics and Jackie Sherrill’s influence on her life as her step-father. Enjoy, and don’t forget to subscribe!
We’re back from hiatus with Aden Bubeck is a tremendous bass player and musician based in Texas. We talked at length about his 12 year gig with Miranda Lambert, and his connection to the jazz scene. Thanks for listening and make sure to subscribe!
Erick Willis is a powerful vocalist and a tremendous songwriter from Wichita Falls, TX. His music transcends genres in a very comfortable way to keep a very broad audience engaged. His latest record “Flood Gate” is out and will not leave you with anything but a desire to see it live.
Rodney Parker is the leader of Rodney Parker and the 50 Peso Reward, an Americana group out of Fort Worth, TX. We sat down and talked about his place in the industry and where his music comes from. His newest record “Bomber Heights” is absolutely amazing for a casual listener, or for someone who truly appreciates an extremely well crafted record. Enjoy!
Ben Ryan is a long time radio personality who currently resides at 95.9 The Ranch in Fort Worth. Ryan’s tenure as a show host has taken him to many places and has provided him with plenty of stories and anecdotes about the Texas music scene’s past, present and future.
Shayne Hollinger is the Music Director and 3-7 radio host of 95.9 The Ranch, based in Fort Worth, TX. As an ambassador of the Texas Music scene, Shayne has a lot of insight into how the scene operates. We sat down and talked for almost two hours about the state of music.
Michael Lee Clemmer is a guitarist/singer/songwriter from Bedford, TX. His unique blend of blues and soul is in the process of taking the area by storm. He and I have known each other for 10 or more years and we get into a lot of music talk in this episode. www.michaelleeband.com
Luke Wade is a singer/songwriter from Dublin, TX. His career path led him to Fort Worth, where we met, and then on to NBC’s The Voice, where he made the top 12 on Team Pharrell. He has since moved to L.A., signed a pub deal, and is gearing up for the release of a new record in January called “Only Ghosts”. www.lukewademusic.com
Pudge Brewer is a DFW hip hop artist and producer. We sat down to talk about the parallels between his career path and mine as well as other interesting topics about local hip hop scenes. www.fabdeucecrew.com
Jackie Darlene is an up and coming singer/songwriter from Waco, TX. At just 22, her powerful vocals and genuine songwriting sets her apart from the pack at the beginning of her career. We talked about her influences and writing styles, as well as her grandfather, who has written several #1 hits in Nashville. www.jackiedarlene.com
Mark Lettieri is a world renowned guitarist and composer for groups like Snarky Puppy, Erykah Badu, Phillip Phillips and many others. We sat down in his home studio and talked all things guitars and music. www.marklettieri.com
Mike Delaney is a former musician, turned luthier who builds some of the most beautiful and extremely playable guitars and basses you will find. I have had the pleasure of being an endorsed artist of his for many years and owned a custom guitar that I love and recommend to everyone. We talk about how he got started and about many of the other artists he has on his roster. www.delaneyguitars.com
Roger Blevins is the frontman for Mingo Fishtrap, a horn driven funk band based out of Austin, TX. We sat down in his home studio and talked about the state of the music industry, as well as some other issues we are both passionate about. www.mingofishtrap.com
My guest in this episode is Colin Brooks. Colin was one of the founding members of the Band of Heathens, singer/songwriter, flyfisher, carpenter, etc. We sat down in Red River, NM during a snowstorm and talked about life and all that entails.
Brandon Steadman is a Fort Worth based singer/songwriter. He recently released a brand new album. We’ll get into that, as well as a ton of other stuff about his musical upbringing in Austin and what else he has in store.
Justin Ross is a singer/songwriter based in Fort Worth, TX. He also specializes in media promo and on-site shoots. Check it out!
Chad Prather is my guest on this episode. Chad is a TV personality, internet sensation, musician, speaker, philanthropist, and a great friend. We will discuss the entertainment industry, charities, and anything else that comes to mind.
Episode 1 features the great Johnny Cooper! Musician/singer/songwriter extraordinaire, Johnny Cooper and Chris Watson talk about music, business, and life in general.