- Host: Jay Franze
- Co-Host: Jenny Wick
- Guest: Mike Errico
- Aired: August 16, 2023
Get ready for a captivating deep dive into the world of music production and songwriting on this special episode of Franze and Friends. Join us as we sit with the multi-talented New York-based recording artist, writer, and professor Mike Errico. With a track record of critically acclaimed releases, composition for film and TV, and teaching at prestigious universities, Mike Errico’s influence on the music industry is undeniable.
In this episode, we’re thrilled to have Mike Errico join us to discuss his latest musical endeavor – his brand-new album (EP) that’s been creating waves among music enthusiasts. A true master of his craft, Mike has poured his heart and soul into crafting each track and carefully curated a collection of stories that resonate deeply with his listeners.
As a renowned lecturer in songwriting at institutions like Yale, Wesleyan, the New School, and NYU’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, Mike brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. He was even honored with a nomination for the prestigious David Payne-Carter Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2019. Moreover, Mike’s insights and opinions have graced the pages of publications such as The New York Times, CNN, the Wall Street Journal, and Fast Company, showcasing his expertise as a musician and a thought leader in the industry.
Mike’s first book, Music, Lyrics, and Life (Backbeat), is a testament to his multifaceted talents, offering readers a glimpse into his creative process and the stories behind his songs. In this episode, we’ll uncover the inspiration behind his new album’s tracks, explore the intricacies of his songwriting methods, and gain insight into how his experiences as a lecturer and a performer intersect to shape his musical journey.
Whether you’re an aspiring musician, a devoted fan, or simply someone who appreciates the art of storytelling through music, this episode promises to be an enlightening and engaging conversation that provides a window into the mind of a true musical virtuoso. Join us as we explore the melodies, harmonies, and stories defining Mike Errico’s newest album and remarkable career.
Tune in to Franze and Friends as we venture into the realm of music creation with Mike Errico. It’s an episode you won’t want to miss!
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