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In the Studio with Nashville Veteran Tommy Harden

Breaking into the session world is difficult, particularly in Nashville. “Folks need to know that you can come in and get the job done expeditiously because there’s a lot of money being spent on a recording.” TO READ THE FULL…

Story and photos by Sayre Berman
Feb 28, 2020

Jerry Kroon - Nashville Studio

This interview should be required reading for anyone contemplating moving to Nashville to attempt to break into the studio scene.

by Robyn Flans
Mar 20, 2019

The State Of The Art — Larrie Londin

When Steve Perry called Larrie Londin to do Steve’s solo album last year, it was obvious that Perry knew something that a lot of people don’t know, he wanted someone who could give him a great R&B feel, and that’s what he got.

by Robyn Flans
Oct 5, 2018

Eddie Bayers — Overcoming The Obstacles

While growing up, Eddie Bayers dug R&B and the likes of Wilson Pickett, James Brown, and Aretha Franklin. It seems like a far cry from his position as one of the primary drummers in Nashville, recording with such notables as…

by Robyn Flans
Sep 24, 2018

George Grantham — Dedication

It was the ’60s—an exciting time—and Southern California was developing its own answer to the “British Invasion, “San Francisco’s psychedelia, and Detroit’s Motown. L.A.’s scene was creating country/rock/folk with exciting newcomers like Jackson Browne, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, the…

by Robyn Flans
Sep 14, 2018