416 episodes

Now Hear This Entertainment features interviews with guests who have achieved success in the music 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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Now Hear This Entertainment features interviews with guests who have achieved success in the music 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.

    NHTE 415 Don Carr

    NHTE 415 Don Carr

    He toured as the lead guitarist for the legendary Oak Ridge Boys for 23 years while maintaining a busy recording schedule in Nashville. He has made hundreds of TV appearances, played thousands of live performances nationally and abroad – including three performances at the White House – and has shared the stage with everyone from Lou Rawls and James Brown to Merle Haggard and Tim McGraw. He currently works at Sweetwater as the guitarist for the recording studio and also creates written and video content for their website and social media channels.

    • 1 hr
    NHTE 414 Carly Jo Jackson

    NHTE 414 Carly Jo Jackson

    Austin-based singer, songwriter, guitar player who just released a brand new single the day after Christmas and is releasing a music video for it. She had also put out a new song last June and is performing regularly around the Austin area. In 2019 she released an EP that featured vocals from Michael McDonald, who she has opened for along with Kenny Loggins and Dennis Quaid. She also caught the attention of actor Jeff Bridges, who has featured her online as a result. She was previously a guest on this show back in the summer of 2018 on Episode 236.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    NHTE 413 Jonathan Cummings

    NHTE 413 Jonathan Cummings

    A singer, songwriter, guitar player, and drummer based in southeast Florida. Having also lived in Los Angeles, he has had the distinction of working with many greats in rock, pop, and jazz, including Barry Manilow. Plus, he is currently part of the national touring production “Mercury: The Story of Queen’s Front Man.” He has also performed in national touring productions such as “Broadway Music on Tour” and “The Music of Andrew Lloyd Weber,” plus he is the creator of “The Troubadour’s Journey.” He has also been a music educator since the 1980s in California, Tennessee, and in Florida.

    • 1 hr
    NHTE 412 Fred Mollin

    NHTE 412 Fred Mollin

    A record producer, film and TV composer, songwriter, arranger, musical director, and bandleader. He first came into international prominence as a record producer in the late ‘70s, producing numerous albums and singles, including the GRAMMY-nominated "Sometimes When We Touch" by Dan Hill. He also worked on two GRAMMY-nominated Johnny Mathis albums. Growing a reputation as a duet producer, he has spent the past five years producing duets with such artists as Billy Joel, Willie Nelson, Vince Gill, Natalie Cole, Gloria Estefan, and more. As an artist he released a 15-song album this past March and his top five songs on Spotify have a combined 22 MILLION streams! His projects include “Disney’s Lullaby Album,” which went gold, and more than 30 album projects for Disney over the last 20 years. He had been Vice President of A&R for Walt Disney Records in 2007 and 2008.

    • 56 min
    NHTE 411 Drew Smith

    NHTE 411 Drew Smith

    A vocalist and award-winning songwriter who just released a new single at the end of October. Based in Nashville, he is the owner of Gray Sound Recording Services, and is a producer, senior mixing engineer, and the creator of the Before You Record Course™. His work has been recorded in many countries and by the legendary Merle Haggard, plus Randy Houser, and many others. In his early career he toured coast to coast for several years and has shared the stage with the likes of Lady A, Lee Brice, Big & Rich, and more. Listen too as he talks about achieving RIAA gold record status.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    NHTE 410 Mary Sarah

    NHTE 410 Mary Sarah

    Nashville-based singer, songwriter, guitar player who earlier this year put out a new song and is currently working on a new album. She is a part of five specials done by media and lifestyle outlet Country Rebel and last month did a string of performances across the Alabama-Florida border as part of the 37th Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival, with another show coming up on December 21st in Houston. Her official YouTube channel has over one million combined video views and she has more than 16 thousand monthly listeners on Spotify. She was a guest on this show close to four years ago, way back on Episode 135.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

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74 Ratings

74 Ratings

-Stuart ,

Such a great concept!

I enjoy the work Bruce has done to shed light on songwriting and songwriters! I love what I’ve heard and can’t wait to hear more

allenoklahoma ,

Great Podcast!

It was an honor and a pleasure being on the show! Thank you Bruce,
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DanozR ,

Fantastic podcast! A really great listen!

Bruce hosts such a great diversity of guests on his show that make it not only entertaining to listen to, but insightful for those in the industry to help grow and advance their careers!!

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