Topic: James Taylor
Nashville, TN – On May 10th, Amy Grant will release her first full-length studio album in ten years. “How Mercy Looks From Here” which was produced by Marshall Altman (Natasha Bedingfield, Matt Nathanson).
In the video show here, Amy talks about her new album that she has dedicated to her mother who died in 2011.
Her mom’s request was to “Sing something that matters.”
Nashville, TN - The Tennessee Titans on Sunday welcome three-time Grammy Award winning blues musician, Keb Mo to perform pregame on the Titans party stage at LP Field.
A singer, guitarist and songwriter, Keb Mo has been making critically acclaimed albums since 1994 and worked with notable talent such as India.Arie, Amy Grant, Vince Gill, James Taylor, The Dixie Chicks, Natalie Cole, Willie Nelson, Robert Cray and Herbie Hancock, to name a few. In addition, his songs have been covered by greats like Buddy Guy, Joe Cocker, Robert Palmer, BB King and Wynonna.
Clarksville, TN – “My Favorite Things” is the title of this season’s holiday concert put together by David Steinquest at Austin Peay State University. The performance is Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 7:30pm in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall.
The band is comprised of some of Steinquest’s favorite musicians. Paul Carrol Binkley is the guitarist and foundation of the band’s sound. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN – Here are a few things that David Steinquest, Austin Peay State University professor of music, enjoys: the holidays, the APSU Percussion Ensemble, music by James Taylor and Dave Barnes and relaxed gatherings with friends.
At 7:30pm on December 7th, he’s bringing all these elements together for a special holiday concert, “My Favorite Things,” at the APSU Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall. «Read the rest of this article»
I have never heard of Peter Lemiska until a friend forwarded me a commentary he wrote recently. It addresses the question of this country’s “love affair” with President Barack Obama. I’ve wondered that myself.
Peter Lemiska is a decorated military veteran, and former Senior Special Agent for the United States Secret Service. In his recent commentary titled, ” Love is Blind, in Life and in Politics” he queries about how in light of this country’s desperate economic situation, President Obama maintains relatively high poll numbers and popularity. Lemiska writes: «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed forward Chris Mueller (KRIHS MEW-luhr) to a one-year, two-way contract worth $550,000 at the NHL level and $105,000 at the AHL level.
Mueller, 26 (3/6/86), tied for fifth in the American Hockey League in goals (32) in 2011-12, becoming the first Milwaukee Admiral since 2006-07 to score 30 goals in a season. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that Dean Evason has been named the 20th head coach of the team’s primary developmental affiliate, the American Hockey League’s Milwaukee Admirals.
“Dean Evason brings the knowledge, insight and expertise of 20 years of NHL playing and coaching experience to the organization, and we are excited to have him guiding our young players and prospects as our development coach,” Poile said. “Given his success working with a diverse group of players and coaches, and his ability to alter his style to their strengths, we feel our young players and prospects are in great hands.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The image that comes to mind when listening to James Taylor’s version of the Christmas classic “Jingle Bells” isn’t that of a winter wonderland. Rather, you might picture yourself in a smoky bar in Memphis or New Orleans, sweating from the room’s thick, humid air.
“This is not the ‘Jingle Bells’ that you’re used to hearing,” David Steinquest, professor of music at Austin Peay State University, said. “It’s got a very bluesy kind of feel to it. It’s a whole lot different, but I think it’s fun when people get to hear these pieces they know, but they’re sort of done in a whole different way.”
The program features Paul Binkley on guitar playing music from his Christmas CD “Do You Hear What I Hear”. Paul is a former Austin Peay music student, spent five years performing with the Grammy Award winning band Alabama, and is currently president of Grand Vista Music, a Nashville-based recording company.
The concert will also showcase members of the APSU Music Department faculty including: singers Tom King, Sharon Mabry, and Gail Robinson-Oturu; pianists Anne Glass and Jeff Wood; violinist Emily Crane; woodwind players Lisa Vanarsdel and Jeanette Zyko; brass players Francis Massinon, Richard Steffen, and Chris Vivio; guitarist Stanley Yates; and percussionists Richard Frey and David Steinquest. Karen Sorenson and Ted Jones from Languages and Literature will provide narration. «Read the rest of this article»
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