Month: September 2018

Name: Seth Burke Occupation: Songwriter

Being a songwriter is a funny thing. Once your heart tells you to start you really can’t stop. That’s Seth Burke’s story. The story goes that even though he is known for many different talents, Kris Kristofferson always lists his occupation as songwriter. In my humble opinion, the songwriters I feature on my posts should do the same. NAME: Seth Burke happened to meet an old friend of mine at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.  Seth mentioned that he was a songwriter and she suggested he reach out to me. We began working together and in...

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Name: Joe Settineri Occupation: Songwriter

Joe Settineri is truly a man of many talents: dad, singer, performer, businessman and songwriter. Here’s just one of the things journalists and fans have to say about Joe: “… American singer-songwriter Joe Settineri has a habit of writing love songs, but just listen to his music and you’ll understand why … and understand the power of Joe Settineri.” As I stated before, the story goes that even though he is known for many different talents, Kris Kristofferson always lists his occupation as songwriter. This is another in a series of posts about others who, in my personal and...

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Name: Dame Follett Occupation: Songwriter

Occupation is defined as a job or a profession.  I would include passion as a definition. My dear friend, Dame Follett’s occupation is songwriter and he is passionate about it. As I stated before, the story goes that even though he is known for many different talents, Kris Kristofferson always lists his occupation as songwriter. This is the second in a series for posts about others who, in my personal and professional opinion, should do the same. NAME: I first met Dame in Nashville when he was attending a song camp in the early 2000s.  I noticed this bewildered...

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Chris Keaton

Chris is a Nashville-based entertainment industry executive, award winning music publisher, artist management consultant and a 2016 Inductee in the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame.

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