DrAlvin.Com Welcomes Historic Nashville, Inc. Night of Songwriters At Green’s Grocery With Trey Bruce

Click Here To Listen Trey Bruce-Look Heart No Hands Event Celebrates Preservation Organization’s 50th Anniversary In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, Historic Nashville Inc. (HNI), the city’s nonprofit preservation advocacy group, will host A Night of Songwriters at legendary Green’s Grocery in historic Leiper’s Fork on Saturday, March 10. “Historic Nashville exists to help keep Nashville unique, and there is nothing that says ‘Nashville’ more than our music,” said Jenn Harrman, HNI president. “All proceeds for this event will support our advocacy outreach and programs aimed at preserving and promoting Nashville’s historic places.” Four of Nashville’s top songwriters, singers and musicians will headline the 90-minute concert: Trey Bruce is an Emmy award winning songwriter born [...]

By |February 22nd, 2018|Country, Music|0 Comments

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Lolita Toney

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Women Lolita Toney LoLita Toney is a business and community leader who is driven by her passion of helping people and organizations connect the dots. She is the director of development and chief of staff for the National Museum of African American Music. LoLita is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Business Psychology from the The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and is a graduate of Nashville's Trevecca Nazarene University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources, and successfully completed a master's degree in Organizational Management and an MBA. She built a successful career as an entrepreneur with Ivy [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Gale Mayes

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Gale Mayes Gale Mayes is an enlightened singer and songwriter who is successfully melding the genres of gospel, soul, blues, and jazz to create an identifiable style of her own. The singer has spent the last couple years branding herself as a center stage artist after a 25-year stint in the muted shadow as a background singer. In a short time, she has been successful in securing a home at one of Nashville’s most respected live music venues, 3rd and Lindsley, where she often performs her show, “A Classic Evening of Music,” to a full house of music lovers. Gale also landed the spot as [...]

Ray Padgett, Author Of Cover Me: The Stories Behind the Greatest Cover Songs of All Time

Click Here To Listen Ray Padgett From the creator of the popular website covermesongs.com comes the perfect book for music fans: the inside stories behind 20 iconic cover songs and the artists who turned them into classics. A great cover only makes a song stronger. Jimi Hendrix’s version of Bob Dylan’s “All Along the Watchtower.” The Beatles rocking out with “Twist and Shout.” Aretha Franklin demanding “Respect.” Without covers, the world would have lost many unforgettable performances. This is the first book to explore the most iconic covers ever, from Elvis’s “Hound Dog” and Joe Cocker's “With a Little Help from My Friends” to the Talking Heads’ “Take Me to the River” and Adele’s “Make [...]

By |December 13th, 2017|History, Music|0 Comments

WilliamsonBusiness.Com Welcomes Handel’s Messiah With Nashville Symphony & Chorus

PERFORMERS Nashville Symphony | Nashville Symphony Chorus | Gary Thor Wedow, conductor | Tucker Biddlecombe, chorus director | Celena Shafer, soprano | Avery Amereau, contralto | Dann Coakwell, tenor | Doug Williams, bass Featuring the resounding Hallelujah Chorus, it’s Nashville's grandest Messiah – full of passion, drama and passages of stunning beauty. Celebrate the season as your Nashville Symphony & Chorus perform one of the most inspiring works of music ever written. Buy More Save More: Save 15% when you buy 4+ tickets to this concert. Ask about 25% off for groups 12+. See terms here. For our Sunday performance, the Box Office will open three hours prior to the concert. Visit www.NashvilleSymphony.org, call 615.687.6400 [...]

By |December 11th, 2017|Music|0 Comments

John Mauceri, Author Of Maestros And Their Music: The Art And Alchemy Of Conducting Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen John Mauceri An exuberant, uniquely accessible, beautifully illustrated look inside the enigmatic art and craft of conducting, from a celebrated conductor whose international career has spanned half a century. John Mauceri brings a lifetime of experience to bear in an unprecedented, hugely informative, consistently entertaining exploration of his profession, rich with anecdotes from decades of working alongside the greatest names of the music world. With candor and humor, Mauceri makes clear that conducting is itself a composition: of legacy and tradition, techniques handed down from master to apprentice--and more than a trace of ineffable magic. He reveals how conductors approach a piece of music (a calculated combination of personal interpretation, imagination, [...]

Stephen Davis, Author Of Gold Dust Woman: The Biography of Stevie Nick Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Stephen Davis-Stevie Nicks “All you ever wanted to know about Fleetwood Mac’s mesmerizing frontwoman.” - People Magazine "Davis is astute and respectful...adept in his literary analysis." - The New York Times Book Review Stevie Nicks is a legend of rock, but her energy and magnetism sparked new interest in this icon. At sixty-nine, she's one of the most glamorous creatures rock has known, and the rare woman who's a real rock ‘n' roller. Gold Dust Woman gives "the gold standard of rock biographers" (The Boston Globe) his ideal topic: Nicks' work and life are equally sexy and interesting, and Davis delves deeply into each, unearthing fresh details from new, intimate interviews [...]

Nicholas Jennings, Author Of Lightfoot Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Nicholas Jennings The definitive, full-access story of the life and songs of Canada's legendary troubadour Gordon Lightfoot’s name is synonymous with timeless songs about trains and shipwrecks, rivers and highways, lovers and loneliness. His music defined the folk-pop sound of the 1960s and ‘70s, topped charts and sold millions. He is unquestionably Canada’s greatest songwriter, and an international star who has performed on the world’s biggest stages. While Lightfoot’s songs are well known, the man behind them is elusive. He’s never allowed his life to be chronicled in a book—until now. Biographer Nick Jennings has had unprecedented access to the notoriously reticent musician. Lightfoot takes us deep inside the artist’s world, [...]

By |November 29th, 2017|Biography, Music|0 Comments

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