Tootsies Takes a Gamble

My studio/home has been located downtown Nashville for the last 32 years. When I first moved here, “lower Broadway,” was nothing like it is today. It was desolate and not

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Meet The Best Kept Secret in Nashville

Meet, the man, the myth, the legend, Mr. John Taylor, entertainment director for​ Tootsie’s World Famous Orchid Lounge. John has got to be the busiest man in the music industry.

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Summer Voice Clinic with Christy Sutherland

Christy Sutherland, senior associate vocal coach for Renee Grant-Williams Voice Studio, has announced the dates for two “Summer Voice Clinics.” These fun, information-packed workshops for young singers and songwriters will

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With A Song In My Heart

By Renee Grant-Williams WITH A SONG IN MY HEART Archibald MacLeish maintained that, “A poem should not mean, but be.” And what is a song but a poem set to

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Carrie Underwood Performs National Anthem at Bridgestone Arena for the Nashville Predators’ NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Game

Carrie Underwood surprised the crowd at the Bridgestone arena performing the national anthem for game three of the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Game. Wearing a No.

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5 Things To Think About For Your Next Cover

By Michael Corcoran  Original article found on DIYMusician.CDBaby March 29, 2017  Stop me if you’ve heard this one… “How does AC/DC (or insert some other legacy band) clear out the first 5

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Learn to Sing: Upper Body versus Lower Body Support

It’s easy to sing using your lower body. If you direct your air to your lower body then you will naturally use your lower body muscles to push that air

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Keep Calm and Be Prepared

In the real estate business it is often said that there are only three important words:  Location.  Location.  Location.  In the music business those words are:  Preparation.  Preparation.  Preparation. The

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Record labels could yank their music off U.S. radio under new bill

NASHVILLE — Record labels would be able to yank their music off U.S. radio airwaves under federal legislation introduced on Wednesday. That means hits by Taylor Swift, Drake, Adele or Miranda Lambert

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