FCM035 – From Obsession To Obsession with Ben Stennis

fullcirclemusic.org Ben Stennis is a songwriter in which you might have been singing his song and not even known it. Life as a songwriter wasn’t always the story though. Would you believe that he went to school and got a Business Management Degree? Or would you believe that before that he was wanting to become…

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FCM034 – Purposeful In Relationships with Zach Kelm

www.fullcirclemusic.org Zach Kelm is truly a super-manager, who says that the music industry found him. Working with artists like Skillet and Colton Dixon, he lets us see into the hectic life of a manager and why he still loves it so much. In this interview, Zach touches on some extremely difficult personal struggles that he…

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FCM033 – Created To Be Creative with Luke Sullivant

www.fullcirclemusic.org Luke Sullivant is a multi-instrumentalist, who wears several hats in the music industry, including touring with major artists. In this interview he walks us through how his post-hippie musical upbringing and first gigs in the jazz world brought him to his understanding of music. He touches on technology, including going through the transition from…

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FCM032 – Staying Fresh with Chad Segura

www.fullcirclemusic.org Chad Segura, 20-year music industry veteran publisher, explains his story on how he got into music and is now the Vice President of Centricity Publishing. His journey shows that with hard work and faith you can do anything. We get the inside scoop of a huge medical surgery he and his family had to…

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FCM031 – Chasing The Dream with Tony Wood

fullcirclemusic.org Dove award winning songwriter Tony Wood shares his story of how a quiet obsession for lyric writing lead to moving to Nashville and turning his dream into a reality as a successful songwriter. In this episode, Tony shares with us how he got his start as a songwriter, as well as his thoughts on…

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FCM030 – Grind It Out with Jordan Feliz

www.fullcirclemusic.org In this episode, we have Jordan Feliz. Many of you might have heard his No.1 single on AC radio that has topped the chart for ten consecutive weeks. We get to hear his story about starting as a drummer, being thrown into singing, and how that lead into what is now his blossoming career.…

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FCM029 – Work Ethic with Mike Snider

www.fullcirclemusic.org Guest Mike Snider discusses his career as head of the Christian booking division for William Morris Entertainment, one of the premier booking agencies in the music business. He provides insight on facing the challenges and obstacles artists are presented with in a constantly evolving industry, what booking agencies look for in new artists, and…

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FCM028 – Stop Competing, Go Collaborate and Congratulate with Casey Brown

www.fullcirclemusic.org This episode, we have Casey Brown with us. He’s been on quite the journey, from being a student at Belmont to songwriting/producing full-time and now touring with Rascal Flatts. Ever wonder what the key skill for being a pro music producer is? Listen to this episode and you’ll find out. It’s probably not what…

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FCM027 – Walt Smith Shares the Key to Success in Music

www.fullcirclemusic.org Today we have Walt Smith. He is the bass player for Jeremy Camp. We hear the story of bass player to tour manager and the inside scoop and tips for that. He offers up keys to success on landing a gig. One of them is Location and explains why. Other tips he offers to…

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FCM026 – How To Make A Living Playing Guitar with Mike Payne

fullcirclemusic.org Today we have Mike Payne. We hear his story of growing up with music to touring as a guitar player to now living life as a successful session player. Keys to focus on are parts, timing, and your tone. We also get the inside scoop of his favorite pieces of gear as of right…

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