Podcasts

> HOLLY MULCAHY: NO WRONG ANSWERS – Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Concertmaster and violinist Holly Mulcahy joins me to talk about the music program she created almost four years ago. She visits the Walker State Prison about twice a year to perform for the inmates there and then she asks them what they hear and feel while listening to the piece. The key is that there are “no wrong answers.”

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> GENESIS THE GREYKID Genesis is an artist/creative who joins me to talk about his poetry, his painting, his creative process, his philosophy on life and getting out of his own way.

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> STEPHEN HARGIS: EIGHT HATEFUL MILES – Chattanooga Times Free Press sports editor Stephen Hargis discusses his new book and why the rivalry between South Pittsburg and Marion County high schools is so heated, and special.

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> BARKING LEGS TURNS 25 – Dr. Bruce Kaplan and Ann Law discuss why, and how, they have managed a theater dedicated to new works in Chattanooga, Tennessee, for the last quarter century.

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> SHANE MORROW: JAZZANOOGA MOVES FORWARD – Shane founded Jazzanooga as a one-day festival to showcase Chattanooga’s role in the creation of jazz as America’s original musical art form. Jazzanooga has quickly grown into much more, becoming a year-round organization dedicated to education, advancement, promotion, development and more. He discusses the organization’s new name and direction, as well as the current state of arts and culture in the city as it relates to “the arts are for all.”

> GEORGE S. CLINTONEVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE – The Chattanooga native is a film composer whose works include two Austin Powers films, “Mortal Combat” and more. He has written a concerto for violin called “The Rose of Sonora” that he composed for Holly Mulcahy that will be premiered in April with the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera. 

DAVID MOORE: 40 YEARS BEHIND THE LENS – David has been a mentor for me and many others at WDEF-TV 12 since 1979. He has seen it all and he shares some stories about covering Byron De La Beckwith, the Fallen Five, the changes in TV news coverage and much more during our talk.

> DAN ROSE AND MAX POPPEL: THE GUYS BEHIND THE CRASHPAD AND THE FLYING SQUIRREL – They own and operate two of the coolest buildings on the Southside, but they didn’t always dream of owning a hostel, or a restaurant. In fact, it had never occurred to them until moving here to pursue their passions for rock climbing.

>  BARRY WITH BARRY: SOME OF MY OWN STORIES These are the stories I seem to tell more often than I realized until recently. 
 
SONGWRITING: NATHAN BELL SHARES HIS THOUGHTS ON THE CRAFT And, as you might expect, there are no secrets or easy-to-follow formulas. It’s all about hard work and lots of practice
 
> THE IMPRESSIONS: FRED CASH AND SAM GOODEN TALK ABOUT 60 YEARS TOGETHER  The two Chattanooga natives discuss everything from baseball to Curtis Mayfield to James Brown advising them to stay away from songs with a strong social message. They also reveal the secret to the group’s longevity.
 
> MITCH RYDER: RIVER CITY SESSIONS This was done for the Chattanooga Times Free Press. UTC, River City Sessions and Mitch were gracious enough to allow me to use part of the show, and I included just one of the stories Mitch has shared with me during our interviews over the last 18 months or so. 
 
 

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