Playing with Legends: Jeff King, Musician

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Jeff King: Critically Acclaimed Studio / Touring Guitarist (Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn, Johnny Cash)

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.

Show Information

  • Host: Jay Franze
  • Guest: Jeff King
  • Recorded: March 13, 2023

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