Welcome to The Jay Franze Show! On this episode, we sit down with Jeff King, a highly acclaimed Nashville session guitarist with over 30 years of experience in the music industry.
Jeff shares his journey from growing up in a small town in East TN to moving to Nashville and establishing himself as one of the most sought-after session guitarists in the business. He discusses his challenges early on, including being turned down for gigs and struggling to make ends meet, and how he persevered through hard work and dedication.
Throughout the episode, Jeff provides valuable insights into what it takes to succeed as a session musician, from the importance of versatility and adaptability to the art of listening and playing for the song. He also shares stories from his collaborations with some of the biggest names in country music, including Reba McEntire, Johnny Cash, and Lee Brice.
Whether you’re a musician looking to break into the industry or a country music fan, this episode of The Jay Franze Show is a must-listen. Join us as we delve into the world of Nashville session guitarists with the one and only Jeff King.
Welcome to The Jay Franze Show, where we dive deep into the stories and experiences of some of the most talented people in the entertainment industry. On this episode, we have the honor of chatting with Chad Wilson, an accomplished songwriter whose list of accolades and awards is nothing short of impressive.
Chad has been recognized as a top 10 national songwriter by Taylor Guitars and HoriPro Entertainment Group, with his songs recorded by over 40 country music artists. He has had Billboard charting releases, a #1 country song in Belgium, a #1 video on CMT, and a number 1 song on the Cranked Up Country Top 25 Weekly Countdown. Chad has also been honored with 2 NIMA Awards, and most recently, he won the JMA Awards for Country Male Vocalist of the Year.
During our conversation, Chad shares his journey as a songwriter and his passion for creating music that spreads kindness and love. He also talks about his inspiration and drive, which comes from being a father to his two beautiful daughters and wanting to leave a legacy through his songs that will always remind them of the love and joy he feels when being their daddy.
Join us as we dive into the world of songwriting with Chad Wilson, and discover what it takes to create music that touches hearts and inspires kindness. Don’t miss this inspiring episode of The Jay Franze Show!
On this episode of The Jay Franze Show, we have Gina Grad, the author of the heartwarming book “My Extra Mom,” as our guest. Join us as we take a deep dive into her book and her career.
Gina Grad is a well-known radio and television personality, as well as a writer, who has worked in the entertainment industry for over two decades. She has been a co-host on some of the biggest radio shows in the country, including “The Adam Carolla Show,” “Mark in the Morning,” and “The Tim Conway Jr. Show.” She has also appeared on the TV show “Dr. Drew on Call.”
During our conversation with Gina, we’ll dive into her childhood and how her family dynamic shaped her into who she is today. We’ll discuss her writing process and the challenges she faced while writing such an emotional book.
We’ll also explore the importance of family and the different forms it can take, as well as the impact of divorce on children and how families can come together and support each other through difficult times.
Don’t miss this episode of The Jay Franze Show as we explore Gina’s career and her heartwarming book “My Extra Mom.”