Music Industry Involvement and Highlights:
IN THE RECORDING STUDIO
Studio engineer and/or producer/co-producer on recording sessions with TG Shepperd, T. Graham Brown, American Idol Top 20 finalist Hailey Vaughn, Jordan’s Bridge, Sherry Anne, The Mark Dubbeld Family, Mercy Mountain Boys, Solid Gospel’s New Artist Search Winner Lonnie Weible & Downpour, The Tacketts, The Angela Lilly Trio, Steve Hess & Southern Salvation, Tonja Rose and many others. In the Spanish language market with Denis Castillo and Elizabeth Vera. Some of these projects and recordings have been chart singles on Christian Music charts or featured on Spotify curated playlists such a ‘New Music Friday Christian’.
Management of Nashville Skyline Music Promotions (formerly Mansion Records) for over 12 years, including developing digital release platforms to radio and coordinating over 26 volumes of digital and compilation disc releases to Gospel, Country and Bluegrass radio formats with multiple top charting radio releases across multiple genres.
Developed and launched RadioSingleMP3.com to deliver high quality MP3 releases to radio in 2009. Utilized for label radio releases and independent releases.
Promotional campaigns to radio with supporting releases by artists such Triumphant Quartet, Three Bridges, Allison Speer, Palmeto State Quartet, Crosby Lane, Benjy Gaither, T Graham Brown, Tonja Rose, East Ridge Boys and others. In the Spanish radio market for Elizabeth Vera, Herencia MX and Denis Castillo.
Development and launch of MusicaParaLaRadio.com in 2020 to provide music to Spanish Radio.
Production director & editor for The Singing Cookes ‘Legacy of Love’ DVD 2014. Editor and developer of the Mansion Music Roku Channel (2012). Co-creator, director, editor of the popular Christian Music TV show, Nashville Country Revival, hosted by Darrel Freeman and seen on many national networks such as Daystar, Heartland TV (formerly TNN), TCT, Bluehighways TV and many others
Producer, director and/or editor on numerous concept and lyric videos for artists such as Brad Davis, Crosby Lane, Trick Pony, T. Graham Brown, Sherry Anne, Denis Castillo, The Steeles, Worth It Worship (Paula Stefanovich) and others with national television exposure and viral social media response.
Project Coordinator (and contributing songwriter) for the Billboard Video Chart Top 5 DVD, ‘Sherry Anne LIVE!’
Director of Publishing for the Welcome Home Press/BMI catalog which included songs like “Going Away Party” and others.
Director of Publishing for Nashville Skyline Music (formerly Mansion Records) which has included chart songs such as “Don’t That Sound Like Heaven” – Palmetto State and “Forgive Myself” – Three Bridges.
Owner of Avid Group Publishing/BMI and Spiritual Music/BMI catalogs containing copyrights recorded by Charley Pride, Johnny Paycheck, Brad Davis, Jim Louderdale, The Florida Boys, Allison Speer, The Pfeifers, The Collingsworth Family, The Steeles and many others. Top charting and Dove Award Nominated songs. Music placements in film, commercials and television including the CBS television show, ‘Young Sheldon’)
PRESS, MARKETING & SOCIAL MEDIA
Social media management and development for Nashville Skyline Music, Nashville Country Revival, The Louisiana Hayride, Country Johnny Mathis and multiple artists on social media platforms.
Press & Publicity for Homeland Entertainment in 2000-2001
Press & Publicity for Nashville Skyline Digital (formerly Mansion Records)
Website development for sites such as ClassicCountryRevival.com, SouthernGospelIndustry.com, NashvilleCountryRevival.com, RadioSingleMP3.com, NashvilleSkylineDigital.com, BestNewWorshipSongs.com and others
RECORD LABEL MANAGEMENT
Managed Nashville Skyline Music (formerly Mansion Records) from 2014 to the present which included working with Sony RED for distribution of Gospel, Bluegrass and Country products and Syntax Creative. This included distribution and release of artist albums by T. G. Sheppard, Trick Pony, John Berry, Benjy Gaither and T. Graham Brown (Grammy Nominated ‘Forever Changed’ and ‘Christmas With T. Graham Brown, both Cracker Barrel retail placements). Multiple national charting radio releases, Billboard charting releases, Spotify featured playlist placements, etc.
WRITER, BLOGGER, CLINICIAN & AUTHOR
Monthly article contributor to The Singing News Magazine, ‘Life In A Song’ for 3 years. The Singing News is the largest Christian Music publication and premier print magazine with over 200,000 readers in 50 states.
Personal blog to share music business insight with aspiring artist, songwriters, musicians, etc at SouthernGospelIndustry.com for 2 years. (no longer active)
Feature cover article for Christian Voice Magazine, previous monthly article contributor to SGNScoops.com, previous monthly article contributor to SouthernGospelTimes.com.
Author of the book, ‘The Songwriter’s Guide To Taking The Next Steps’, available in Amazon, Kindle and iBooks.
Creator of the ‘Songwriter Hook Book’ series available in Amazon.
Voting CMA, Dove Award and GRAMMY Member
Industry participant for GMA’s IMMERSE luncheon at Lifeway in 2014 to share with emerging songwriters
Industry panel and participant for The Elijah Conference (God And Music Academy) in Nashville for 2 years
Devotional speaker for Creekside Gospel Music Convention, Pigeon Forge, TN
Worth It! ’19 (a music driven worship conference) – St Louis, MO
Member of The Souther Gospel Music Guild