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Music City Pulse provides a glimpse into the past and present of the music scene of Nashville Tennessee through the diverse perspectives of unique guests who are active in the music community of Nashville. Produced by the Metro Parks Music Department of Nashville and hosted by Mike Teaney.

Music City Pulse provides a glimpse into the past and present of the music scene of Nashville Tennessee through the diverse perspectives of unique guests who are active in the music community of Nashville. Produced by the Metro Parks Music Department of Nashville and hosted by Mike Teaney.
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United States

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Music City Pulse provides a glimpse into the past and present of the music scene of Nashville Tennessee through the diverse perspectives of unique guests who are active in the music community of Nashville. Produced by the Metro Parks Music Department of Nashville and hosted by Mike Teaney.

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English

Contact:

615-862-8440


Episodes

MusicCityPulse2019.08-LaurenMcClinton

5/15/2019
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Lauren McClinton is an R&B and Soul artist creating her own fresh style. She has a knack for harmonies and background vocals resulting in unique and rich textures. While a student at Fisk University she sang in the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers and now she has committed to doing music fulltime. She provides insight into how exactly Music City earned that name.

Duration:00:39:03

MusicCityPulse2019.07-ShannonWilliford

5/1/2019
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Being a musician is a way of life and Shannon Williford has it down pat. He is a bluesman whose approach to music is the same as his approach to life. He refined his harmonica chops playing the blues in Baton Rouge and then brought that sound to Nashville. He worked in Nashville as a musician as well as a staff member of Metro Parks Music for 22 years before deciding to head back home. Known to be at times a tad loquacious, Shannon can’t help but share nuggets of wisdom he has accumulated...

Duration:01:08:50

MusicCityPulse2019.06-NgawangLosel

4/15/2019
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Ngawang Losel was sent away from Tibet by his parents when he was 12 years old in order to escape the Chinese Communist rule. He has been in exile ever since. Growing up in India and Israel he became a musician, songwriter, sound healer and passionate peace activist with a drive to create a more peaceful and compassionate world for everyone. Ngawang is fluent in five languages (Tibetan, Hebrew, English, Hindi and Chinese) and these unique language skills landed him the extraordinary...

Duration:01:03:39

MusicCityPulse2019.05-SharmisthaGanguly

4/1/2019
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Sharmistha Ganguly is a classical Hindustani vocalist. She is unique amongst singers of that style in that she is also an instrumentalist, playing the harmonium in the ensemble. Often what she plays on the harmonium follows the melody she is singing. In this episode we get a basic introduction into the classical Hindustani style of Northern India. The music heard in this episode was recorded live on March 16, 2019 at the Centennial Performing Arts Studios in Centennial Park Nashville...

Duration:00:34:20

MusicCityPulse2019.04-AsherHorton

3/15/2019
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Asher Horton is a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter who is involved in multiple music projects. He tours throughout North America with his band Sun Seeker whose music has been released by Third Man Records. His album, Elkmont, from his solo project Rainsticks made Wilco’s list of their favorite ten albums of 2018. At 23 years old he provides a youthful perspective on music in Nashville. He also reveals his favorite guitar pedal....

Duration:00:35:40

MusicCityPulse2019.03-KellyCorcoran

2/28/2019
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The always insightful Kelly Corcoran talks about conducting, the contemporary music ensemble Intersection, and working within the arts community of Nashville. She also reveals one of her favorite pieces of music....on that particular day.

Duration:00:31:14

MusicCityPulse2019.02-JimmyChurch

2/27/2019
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Jimmy Church started singing professionally in the 1950's and he is still singing today with the Jimmy Church Band. He has a lot to say about an exciting era in Nashville's musical history. He also tells of a former bandmate who thought a busted speaker sounded hip.

Duration:00:47:54

MusicCityPulse2019.01-NerminBegovic

2/27/2019
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Nermin Begovic is from the former Yugoslavia and now calls Nashville home. He plays accordion and guitar and performs traditional Balkan music around Nashville with his band Natchez Thrace. He talks about the music he loves and shares some of his experiences here on the first episode of Music City Pulse. Note: The Natchez Trace is a historic trail of roughly 440 miles from Nashville TN to Natchez MS. It was created by Native Americans and used by early European explorers. Thrace is a...

Duration:00:18:52