Berklee Americana Showcase at The Family Wash with my Band Michael Boris, Me, Bill D, and Nick Arbuckle Nashville is now officially in recovery mode from the 17th Annual AmericanaFest extravaganza. The event brings thousands of fans and artists to…Read more
Shantell Ogden with Charlie Mattos, WSM at VIP Album Preview Event Nashville-based artist Shantell Ogden held a VIP Album Preview event to celebrate her fifth studio album The Road That Drives Me at 3rd and Lindsley this week. Attendees… Read more
Multi-instrumentalist and arranger Larry Paxton talks about his musical beginnings, being a "tuba dropout", gigging and how he got started in the studio. Paxton (pictured above with me) now plays bass in the Grand Ole Opry house band in Nashville…
A 40 year veteran in the music industry in Nashville, Eddie Bayers is Nashville royalty. Beyond playing in the Grand Ole Opry as the house drummer, Bayers has played on hundreds of hit records (300 Gold and…Read more
I just found out "Blossom in the Dust" from my new album Ghosts in the Field hit #2 on the Americana/Country Song Chart by the Roots Music Report! It's the highest rising single I've ever had…Read more
Sometimes you walk away from a show with so much more than just a song in your head. And that was certainly the case for me after the Americana Fest show I watched at 3rd and Lindsley last night…Read more
Jennifer Batten has played guitar for two of the biggest and most discriminating artists of all-time: Michael Jackson and Jeff Beck. In addition, she has carved out a successful solo career with a one-woman show. I…Read more
With credits like Keith Whitley, Charlie Pride, Alabama, Kenny Chesney, Billy Currington and Alan Jackson to his name, Gary Prim is one of the top keyboard players in Nashville. What also makes…Read more
If you’ve turned on the radio in the last 25 years, you’ve heard the backbeats of Steve Brewster. He’s recorded with everyone from Little Big Town to Jewel, from Dierks Bentley to Chicago. But, when you…Read more
Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Nick Buda for Berklee College of Music's alumni blog.
The following is a re-posting of the blog on Berklee Blogs.
LAB: Getting Into Music and Making it… Read more
If you've never been to a Nashville recording session, here's your chance! These top-of-their-game musicians and engineers have worked with Faith Hill, Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban, Blake Shelton and many, many more artists.
Last week, Berklee Alumni and friends in Nashville had the opportunity to hear the wisdom and candor of digital entreprenuer and music industry expert Mark Montgomery and well-known Producer/Musician/Engineer Gary Gold.