“Now Hear This Entertainment” features interviews with guests who are having success in the entertainment 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.

As of August 1, 2017, “Now Hear This Entertainment” has gotten listeners from 128 countries, spanning all five regions of the world (Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania). Guests have ranged from the keyboard player for Aerosmith to the lead guitar player for Garth Brooks to the drummer for Joe Walsh to the trumpet player for Billy Joel, plus, a Grammy Award winner, a Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, a Las Vegas headliner, two Emmy Award winners, and even participants from “American Idol,” “The Voice,” “America’s Got Talent,” and “The X Factor,” among many others. Guests have been from nine different countries and various genres.

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Check out a few episodes below!

  • NHTE 467 Michelle Rose
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on January 25, 2023 at 5:01 pm

    Minneapolis-based singer, songwriter, model, and actress who has a new single coming out in just over three weeks AND will be releasing a full album soon as well. Last year she released three singles as well as covers of two Christmas songs. One of her songs alone on Spotify has been streamed […]

  • NHTE 466 Anton du Preez
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on January 18, 2023 at 5:01 pm

    Seattle-based composer, singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter who splits his time between the Pacific northwest and Los Angeles. His latest album – a ten-song release – came out last August, and almost one year ago to the day he had a 31-track release that was an original television […]

  • NHTE 465 Dr Jaymz
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on January 11, 2023 at 5:01 pm

    Originally from England but now based in Boston, he’s a podcaster, author, composer and producer who is the first missionary to become an EDM artist. In 2022 he put out a six-song EP, PLUS seven other singles and he’s targeting the middle of next month for his next release. As a minister he […]

  • NHTE 464 Steve Cherubino
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on January 4, 2023 at 5:01 pm

    A multi-instrumentalist whose punk/alternative band, Area 52, has been recording an EP that will be released very soon. They performed at a number of venues around the Tampa Bay area last summer and fall after having taken the stage in Orlando last May at Podfest Multimedia Expo. He is also the […]

  • NHTE 463 Oliver Sean
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on December 28, 2022 at 5:12 pm

    Based in England, a musician, composer, record producer, and filmmaker who two months ago released a single that has had all kinds of success on the charts, not only in the UK but in the U.S. and elsewhere. There is a new music video coming in January for that song, plus he has an EP on the way in […]

  • NHTE 462 Joey Stuckey
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on December 21, 2022 at 5:12 pm

    Award-winning guitarist, songwriter, singer, composer, producer, radio and TV personality, music columnist, educator, and sound engineer. He was featured on a Christmas song that came out last month and was also featured on a single that was released in July. He is the subject of a […]

  • NHTE 461 Gabriele Saro
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on December 14, 2022 at 5:12 pm

    Venice, Italy-based award-winning artist and composer and candidate for GRAMMY nomination 2022 as a producer, non-classical. He has an extensive music catalogue, ranging from classical to new age to electronic, rock, and R&B. He is a winner of the UK Songwriting Contest and was Top 10 in two […]

  • NHTE 460 Carl Giammarese
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on December 7, 2022 at 5:12 pm

    Singer, songwriter, guitar player best known to ‘60s music fans as founding guitarist/backing vocalist of The Buckinghams, a pop rock group that had seven national chart hits, 15 singles, and eight acclaimed albums, including the distinction of three singles on the national charts simultaneously. […]

  • NHTE 459 Asher Laub
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on November 30, 2022 at 5:11 pm

    He began classical violin training at the age of just two years old and by age 13 had already performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. His expertise in improv across multiple genres has led him to a career as a soloist in demand, performing at venues from Madison Square Garden to […]

  • NHTE 458 Todd Barrow
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on November 23, 2022 at 5:11 pm

    Dallas-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist who three months ago released his third new single of 2022 after having put out six last year. He has won numerous awards and gotten extensive media coverage, and his music has gotten airplay not only in the U.S., but internationally as well. […]

  • NHTE 457 Jessee Lee
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on November 16, 2022 at 5:11 pm

    A singer, songwriter, guitar player who just released a single in July and is about to put out another new song. Plus, she has an EP that will be coming out at the start of 2023. She even has a Christmas song coming out as well. On Spotify she has an impressive eleven-and-a-half thousand monthly […]

  • NHTE 456 Caitlin Evanson
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on November 9, 2022 at 5:11 pm

    A classically trained violinist who has traveled the world playing violin and guitar and singing background vocals behind multi-Grammy winning superstar Taylor Swift. Along the way she has appeared on television numerous times, from the Academy Awards to the GRAMMYs to “Saturday Night Live” to […]

  • NHTE 455 Jessie Ritter
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on November 2, 2022 at 4:11 pm

    Singer, songwriter, guitar player who splits her time between the Florida panhandle and up in Nashville. She released four singles in the first six months of this year and is about to drop one more song in conjunction with the release of a new album. Four years ago, after a four-month-long […]

  • NHTE 454 Michael McMillan
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on October 26, 2022 at 4:10 pm

    A singer, songwriter, guitar player with over 30 years experience playing his music all over the world, including Brazil, USA, and his home country of Scotland, plus he has even played at the Mandalay Bay hotel on the famed Las Vegas ‘strip.’ His catalog goes back to 2007 and last year his […]

  • NHTE 453 Anne Buckle
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on October 19, 2022 at 4:10 pm

    A singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist who just put out a new single last month after having also released a new song in May, plus she has a new EP coming soon. She is a regular performer at the famed Bluebird Café in Nashville and has shared the stage with the late Charlie Daniels, opened […]

  • NHTE 452 Frankie Scinta
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on October 12, 2022 at 4:10 pm

    An entertainer who is a singer, multi-instrumentalist, impressionist, and comedian that has been the heart and soul of his show for over four decades and has been headlining his own show in Las Vegas for over 18 years. He also still performs on the road, having bookings this year alone in […]

  • NHTE 451 Teff
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on October 5, 2022 at 4:10 pm

    She is an award-winning and GRAMMY-nominated bilingual audio engineer, singer, songwriter, guitar player, recording artist. Her top five songs on Spotify alone have amassed well over 200 thousand streams and she is currently working on a new album. As a singer, she has appeared in albums […]

  • NHTE 450 Jeff Middleton
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on September 28, 2022 at 4:09 pm

    Nashville-based singer, songwriter, guitar player who released a new single last month. He was one of the writers on the 2018 Jason Aldean song featuring Miranda Lambert, called, “Drowns the Whiskey,” which spent multiple weeks at number one on country radio, was nominated for CMA Song of the […]

  • NHTE 449 Proteins of Magic
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on September 21, 2022 at 4:09 pm

    Kelly Sherrod is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist who performs under the name Proteins of Magic. She is a multi-format artist who just over a year ago released her debut album, with three of the songs landing on New Zealand Alternative radio charts. Recently she played bass and toured across […]

  • NHTE 448 David Hernandez
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on September 14, 2022 at 4:09 pm

    A singer, songwriter, and actor who was a Top 12 finalist on Season 7 of “American Idol.” Since then, he has gone on to a single that reached the Top 100 of the Billboard Dance charts and the track being streamed more than a quarter of a million times on Spotify alone. Along the way he was […]

  • NHTE 447 Nick DePirro
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on September 7, 2022 at 4:09 pm

    A musician who plays guitar with the bands Night Verses and Headcave, with the former being signed to record labels in the U.S. and the UK and the latter having released a six-song EP earlier this year. He has also made his mark on Twitch, where he does live songwriting and streaming, and he has […]

  • NHTE 446 Leah Turner
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on August 31, 2022 at 4:08 pm

    A singer, songwriter, guitar player who was first discovered by GRAMMY Award-winning artist Kenny Loggins. She has partnered with multiple GRAMMY Award-winning producers Humberto Gatica and David Foster and has toured or shared the stage with country stars Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Jake Owen, […]

  • NHTE 445 Terri Jo Box
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on August 24, 2022 at 4:08 pm

    Nashville-based singer/songwriter who is signed to a publishing deal with Jonas Group Entertainment. She has written songs on four GRAMMY-nominated albums and has had her songs recorded by Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Trisha Yearwood, Patty Loveless, Ashley McBryde, Trent Tomlinson, Cody Johnson, […]

  • NHTE 444 Brandon Bing
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on August 17, 2022 at 4:08 pm

    Nashville-based singer, songwriter, guitar player who just won the 2022 International Singer Songwriters Association’s Music Video of the Year. He had also been a finalist for three other ISSA awards. He has performed at CMA Fest as well as the Key West Songwriters Festival and will even be […]

  • NHTE 443 BLKBOK and Rob Olsen
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on August 10, 2022 at 4:08 pm

    A special two-guest, on-location episode, leading off with a musician who has been the lead pianist or musical director with artists including Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Demi Lovato, and John Mayer. Endorsed by Yamaha, he is known for his explosive and immersive live music performances. By the […]

  • NHTE 442 Carl Verheyen
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on August 3, 2022 at 4:08 pm

    He has been called “one of the Top 10 Guitar Players in the World” by Guitar Magazine. In his 50-plus years of playing the instrument, he has created a wildly successful, multi-faceted career. He is a critically acclaimed musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger, producer and educator with 16 […]

  • NHTE 441 The Christopher Brothers
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on July 27, 2022 at 4:07 pm

    Members of an alternative pop-rock band from Los Angeles, their music videos have combined for over 6.7 million views on YouTube. They have played at well-known venues in southern California including the Whisky-a-Go-Go, The Roxy, and still play regularly at Downtown Disney in Anaheim. They have […]

  • NHTE 440 Julian Kerins
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on July 20, 2022 at 4:07 pm

    He is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist who is originally from New York. He has overcome two near-death experiences to become an award-winning front man who has an eight-octave range with the ability to hold notes for over a minute. His YouTube videos have amassed over five-and-a-half million […]

  • NHTE 439 Ada Pasternak
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on July 13, 2022 at 4:07 pm

    A singer, songwriter multi-instrumentalist who has a new EP coming out next week and appeared on Hit Parader’s unsigned band competition show, "No Cover." She won Best Female Artist in the International Acoustic Music Awards earlier this year. She has performed at venues ranging from the Hotel […]

  • NHTE 438 Jenny Teator
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on July 6, 2022 at 5:07 am

    A singer, songwriter, and guitar player from Nashville, where she had a residency at BB King’s Blues Club. She has released six new songs this year alone. She has had one song featured on the HBO series, “The Hype,” and had placements on the longtime daytime drama “The Young and the […]

  • NHTE 437 Karen Bella
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on June 29, 2022 at 4:06 pm

    New York-based singer, songwriter, guitar and piano player. Before the pandemic she was playing 8-10 shows each week, including notable venues such as Rockwood Music Hall and the Bitter End. She was named a Sam Ash Music Store “Spotlight Artist” and just this year became a part of the Yamaha […]

  • NHTE 436 Victoria Vox
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on June 22, 2022 at 4:06 pm

    She is an award-winning singer, songwriter, and ukulele player who has graced the cover of Ukulele Magazine twice. Her songs have seen both television and movie placements. She has performed internationally and has even opened for Jackson Browne, plus she teaches workshops for ukulele festivals and […]

  • NHTE 435 Benny Bassett
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on June 15, 2022 at 4:06 pm

    Albuquerque, New Mexico-based singer, songwriter, guitar player who, in April, released his third EP, which has four songs and is actively being promoted during a jam-packed tour schedule this summer that takes him through eleven states over four months, which follow the same number of states he […]

  • NHTE 434 Blue Foley
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on June 8, 2022 at 5:06 am

    A two-time GRAMMY nominee in addition to having been nominated for a Dove Award for Song of the Year. A Nashville-based singer, songwriter, guitar player, he also has an Academy of Country Music nomination and two CMA nominations. Plus, he was nominated for the 2019 Australia’s Golden Guitar […]

  • NHTE 433 Johnny Bulford
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on June 1, 2022 at 4:06 pm

    Florida-based singer, songwriter, guitar player who has had two Number 1 radio singles and has been awarded as a triple platinum selling songwriter. In 2008 on the famed Ryman stage, he was awarded first place in the Colgate Country Showdown, beating out 50 thousand artists from all over the United […]

  • NHTE 432 Jamie O'Neal
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on May 25, 2022 at 4:05 pm

    A platinum-selling singer songwriter who is a four-time GRAMMY nominee and an Academy of Country Music and Billboard Awards winner. She has appeared on The Tonight Show, David Letterman, and numerous other national TV shows. In addition to writing her own original music, she has written hits for […]

  • NHTE 431 Scott Sean White
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on May 18, 2022 at 4:05 pm

    Texas-based singer, songwriter, guitar and piano player whose debut album came out just over a year ago. He has a new single coming out this Friday, May 20th, and country superstar Cody Johnson put two of his songs on his new album. He is touring in full force, having started this month in Key West […]

  • NHTE 430 Lisa McClowry
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on May 11, 2022 at 4:05 pm

    Las Vegas performer who is a singer, songwriter, vocal producer, and vocal & performance coach. She just released a new single in January and has written with a GRAMMY Award winner on her original music and co-wrote with another notable name on a song for a motion picture. Her voice has also […]

  • NHTE 429 Dana Rexx
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on May 4, 2022 at 4:05 pm

    Belgium-based singer, songwriter, performer, and podcast host whose latest release was a five-song EP that she put out last year, with two of the songs from that each gaining over one hundred thousand streams on Spotify. Last year she also wrote and submitted music for the Eurovision Song Contest, […]

  • NHTE 428 Chris Pelonis
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on April 27, 2022 at 6:04 am

    Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and recording engineer who is also the founder of the independent record label Lost Coast Records. He also owns Lost Chord Guitars, which includes a music venue and a boutique guitar shop. He even is the founder of a company that does speaker […]

  • NHTE 427 Peach Martine
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on April 20, 2022 at 4:04 pm

    Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actress, and film composer who just released a new single less than two weeks ago and also has an album coming out later this year. In 2019 she appeared on Season 17 of “American Idol,” and she has also toured with High School Nation. She has 1.1 […]

  • NHTE 426 Alan Chapell
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on April 13, 2022 at 4:04 pm

    A singer, songwriter, piano player whose music has gotten more than a million-and-a-half streams. As recently as two months ago he has been opening for the Gin Blossoms and has also been invited to plays with the likes of Everclear, Lisa Loeb, 38 Special, and more. He has not only performed […]

  • NHTE 425 Joe Lamond
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on April 6, 2022 at 4:04 pm

    The president and CEO of NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants, which is a global not-for-profit trade association representing more than ten thousand manufacturers and retailers of musical instruments, professional sound, and live event production products. Their massive annual trade […]

  • NHTE 424 Alyssa Jacey
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on March 30, 2022 at 4:03 pm

    Nashville-based singer, songwriter, guitar player and percussionist who has a new single coming out this Friday, April 1st, after having just released another new song earlier this month. She has been crowdfunding towards what will be her tenth album and along the way has launched what she calls an […]

  • NHTE 423 Vincent Connor
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on March 23, 2022 at 4:03 pm

    Miami-based singer, director, and producer who has performed and directed in over 40 productions throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. His latest project is as a member of the group EleMenTrio, which has its debut shows next month. He is also the […]

  • NHTE 422 Ken Stacey Part 2
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on March 16, 2022 at 4:03 pm

    When combined with the first part of the interview, this truly constitutes what could be called a masterclass. Continuing from last week’s conversation packed with content gold, hear this time about an A-lister that he is coaching, his time working on “American Idol” – including a Scotty […]

  • NHTE 422 Ken Stacey Part 1
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on March 9, 2022 at 5:03 pm

    A vocalist, songwriter, guitar player, producer, vocal arranger, artist mentor, and vocal coach. He was the lead vocalist and acoustic guitarist from 2006-2008 and 2013-2020 for five-time-GRAMMY-nominated pop supergroup Ambrosia. He has been a member of the Elton John Band and the Michael Jackson […]

  • NHTE 421 Mark Herndon
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on March 2, 2022 at 5:03 pm

    A Country Music Hall of Fame drummer who performed with the legendary group Alabama for nearly three decades. He was part of the ceremony when Alabama received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and continues to play, produce, and record. He is the author of a book titled, “The High Road: […]

  • NHTE 420 Svavar Knutur
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on February 23, 2022 at 5:02 pm

    Based in Iceland, he is a singer, songwriter, guitar player who last year released three singles and a 15-song album. In recent years he has extensively toured Australia, the U.S., Canada, the UK, and Europe, playing over one hundred live concerts per year. He has been written about by the German […]

  • NHTE 419 Bill Champlin
    by, Bruce Wawrzyniak on February 16, 2022 at 5:02 pm

    A multi-GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist who spent 28 years as a member of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Chicago. He has performed around the world and has a musical career that goes all the way back to a band he formed in 1961. Along the way he has worked with […]

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