The author of the book “The Insights Collection – Insights From the Engine Room,” he now resides in Florida but worked for many, many years in the UK, with clients that ranged from REM to The Police to Bob Marley, Matchbox Twenty, Elvis Costello, and Peter Gabriel, among many others. His career spanned more than 30 years and even included being asked to serve as the publicist for David Bowie’s “Earthling” tour. He inspires audiences all over the world as a speaker.
Having gotten listeners from over 125 countries around the world and extensive media coverage ranging from iHeartRadio to the CBS-TV affiliate in Tampa, major daily newspapers, and more, "Now Hear This Entertainment" features interviews with guests who are having success in the entertainment business, with the content presented in a way that not only entertains fans of that guest and fans of good music interviews in general, but in a manner that educates musicians, singers, songwriters – entertainers who want to learn from those who are being interviewed each week by Bruce Wawrzyniak, president of Now Hear This, Inc. The guests come from a wide array of genres and locales.
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UK-based singer, songwriter, guitar player whose fifth album came out earlier this year, with his sixth already targeted for late 2016 or early 2017 release following a trip he’ll make to Australia later this year. He disbanded his group and re-joined the day-to-day working life before a life event four years ago caused him to write and record again, and he hasn’t put the guitar down since. He also talks about why he’s re-recording some of his earlier material as well as his longing to go back to Nashville.
She recently released her ninth studio album. She has independently sold over 60 THOUSAND CDs, has performed live on CNBC, ESPN, and BBC Radio, has her music in four independent films, and headlines at least six major charity fundraisers a year. She is a seven-time San Diego Music Award Winner and has performed at major venues ranging from Abbey Road Studios in England to the House of Blues in Hollywood to The Bitter End in New York, and even the Bluebird Café in Nashville. She is playing 12 shows in 17 days in the UK in July.
Singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist who, in addition to a few singles, has released two EPs, and a full-length album, and another – a ten-song, live recording – is scheduled for release on September 18th. She is currently ranked #1 on ReverbNation for her genre in Austin. She has toured Europe and is playing extensively in Texas throughout this month before heading to shows in Arizona and California in early August. She talks about her years attending Berklee College of Music, transitioning from (losing her interest in) playing classical piano to becoming a guitarist.
2016 Best New Female Artist of the Year at the Indie Music Channel Awards. Last year she won Song of the Year at the International Music & Entertainment Awards and the year before she won two Album of the Year awards and one Song of the Year. She released her fourth album in February, has performed in notable locations such as the House of Blues in New Orleans and at South by Southwest, and performs regularly in Panama. She is getting radio airplay in the U.S., Canada, and the UK.
He walked away from a record deal with Warner Bros. and felt regret from doing so. He has worked with a big-time producer and also got a very recognizable name for one of his videos. His new album is called “Overdrive” and just came out two months ago. A singer, songwriter, and guitar player based in Texas, he has a new video coming at the end of the summer.
One of the singers on Joe Walsh’s current tour, she talks in this interview about a song of hers written years ago that has been placed on an ABC-TV show, plus she references getting hired to sing on a Kelly Clarkson record and – on a related note – gives her opinion of singing competition reality shows. She also talks about vocal health, having sung on tour with K.D. Lang, life on the road away from loved ones, and more.
The drummer on the current Joe Walsh tour, he is a veteran musician and drummer whose career has spanned over 40 years of touring, recording, songwriting, and producing with legendary and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artists. Along with vocals, he also plays percussion, keyboards and flute. The list of who he has recorded and toured with is a virtual who’s who in music history. He has had TV and film placements, co-produced albums, released three solo albums, and there is a book about him.
Toronto-based songwriter and hip hop and rap artist who has a new EP coming soon and just released a new video. He talks about overcoming a troubled past and rallying behind it, gives advice on collaborating, and tells of the work he did with the Easter Seals and their telethon. He also looks back at the role that a gift at age five played in pointing him towards a music career.
Haitian singer/songwriter working on a new video that will be out in June, her 14-song CD, “Unexpected,” came out in late 2014 and she’s working on her next release. Multi-lingual, she participated in an international competition that resulted in a single with American artist T-Pain. She has collaborated with various arrangers from locations ranging from St. Lucia to Puerto Rico, Tanzania, the United States, and, of course, Haiti, and also published a book of poems in French and plans on writing again.