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Larry Weiss is a multi-awarded singer/songwriter, performer and record producer. His iconic Rhinestone Cowboy was voted the CMA song of the year, ACM song of the year, American Music single of the year, American Music album of the year, Grammy nomination for song of the year. In 2004, ASCAP declared it one of the top ten most performed Country songs of the 20th Century. Though Jimmy Webb declared..”Rhinestone Cowboy” made Glen Campbell an icon..but ask Larry and he’ll tell you that Glen Campbell was the one who made his song iconic!

Realizing the marque value of his great song title, Larry began promoting the idea of having a feature film based on his song, and helped package the 20th Century Fox film, ‘Rhinestone’, that ‘hiccuped’ and starred Sylvester Stallone’s and Dolly Parton. Larry has contributed as a writer or singer to major movie sound tracks. He sang the theme song for ‘Who’s The Boss’, has also performed at the Vatican as a guest of Pope John Paul II, for Christmas Eve 1999, with The Millennium Choir, has been a frequent performer at the Country Music Hall of Fame, and various other venues in and around Nashville, New York and Los Angeles. Today, songs both new and old are still vital. “Bend Me Shape Me’, already a product endorsement song for some major brands.

Contact Larry: www.larryweiss.com

Since March, 2018

Paul Castoe has been writing songs in Nashville for the past 20 years, so it comes as no surprise that, he has a big soft-spot for songwriters and the heart of a teacher. Paul is currently in his 6th year, serving on the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Songwriters Association (TSAI) … and … on any given Wednesday night, you can find Paul conducting his weekly Songwriter Workshops. But don’t think for one minute that all of Paul’s musical influences were Country. Paul grew up in Columbus, Ohio on everything from Elvis and Glenn Miller to Merle Haggard, Neil Young and Deep Purple, while apprenticing as a cabinet maker, construction designer and furniture designer.  And … Congratulations are in order … Paul just got married.

Whether you’re interested in hearing songs from Paul’s catalog, joining TSAI or you need a ‘really skilled’ cabinet-maker …

Contact Paul: paulcastoe@gmail.com

Since December 2017

Listen to Dale’s songs: www.reverbnation.com/daleallen

Dale Allen Pommer, aka “Dale Allen” is an award winning songwriter. His songs have appeared on television (NBC’s daytime serial “Another World”), on multi-platinum albums (Frances Black in Ireland) and have been recorded by over 20 artists in six different countries.

Contact Dale: tingod@littletingodmusic.com

Since June 2014

John Trentes Head ShotListen to John’s Music:
http://www.trentes.com

John Trentes is a songwriter, publisher and an attorney in Nashville, Tennessee. John has numerous cuts including, Grand Ole Opry performer Brenda Kaye Perry and newcomers Brody Caster and Starr Belle. He has won numerous songwriting awards including Tennessee Songwriter Association International ‘Song Of The Year’ in both 2014 and 2015 and ‘third place’ in the 11th Annual Billboard International Song Contest. John also owns and operates “Risen River Recording Studio” and is a member of TSAI and ASCAP.

Contact John: john@trentes.com or risenriverrecording@trentes.com

Since Dec. 2015

Bill Warrington croppedListen to Bill’s Music:

http://www.reverbnation.com/billwarrington

Bill Warrington writes for New Nash Music in Nashville with numerous cuts to his credit. He is an award winning Singer/Songwriter/Producer living and working in Nashville. Bill currently plays in an Americana Band called “The Inside Road”, in the Duo, “WarringtonForce” with John Forcinelli … and … as a Solo Artist.

 

Contact Bill: newnashmusic@gmail.com

 

Since Nov. 2015

Nancy Deckan 2tListen to Nancy’s songs: https://soundcloud.com/nancy-deckant

Nancy Deckant has had many independent cuts and her song “We Are The Stars” co-written with Anelda Spence, won first place for the Pop Category in the Indie International Songwriters Competition.  She is President and Chief Creative Officer of Nashville Cool a publishing company which offers music business mentoring, independent songplugging and events.

Contact Nancy:  Nancy@nashvillecool.com

Since Sept. 2015

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Listen to Elmer’s songs: www.reverbnation.com/elmerknable

Elmer Knable is a publisher and a writer of songs in Nashville working everyday on building his publishing company’s catalog of songs for radio, film, jingles & TV. Artist development. Elmer started Earworm Nashville publishing on Music Row.

Contact Elmer: croyal6@aol.com

Since July 2014

 

Bruce Madole

Listen to Bruce’s Music:
http;//www.brucemadole.com

Bruce Madole is a writer of fresh, story-driven songs, with 14 cuts to his credit, so far. He writes primarily in Americana, Roots and New Country genres.

For over ten years, Bruce was a Coordinator in the NSAI’s Toronto Regional Workshop. These days, he is both an author and a workshop leader, as well as the Host and Co-Producer of The Source of the Song, a songwriter’s concert series in writers’ round format. His twitter handle is: @SongsAreStories.

Contact Bruce: brucemadole@sympatico.ca

Since Jan 2016