Darius Rucker Brings Cheer to Patients at Lenox Hill
Darius Rucker visited Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC recently following a performance on the Today Show for the Musicians On Call program. Rucker performed hits like “Wagon Wheel,” “Hold My Hand,” and “Only Wanna Be with You” for the patients, going room to room in the orthopedic rehab unit as part of Musician’s On Call’s Bedside Performance Program. Rucker also took requests at the Nurses station and performed for hospital staff and caregivers.
John Jaszcz Acknowledged With Grammy Gold
Producer/engineer John Jaszcz is helping raise Nashville’s profile as an urban gospel music hub. “Yosh,” as he is known, has mixed for Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp and Travis Greene, among others and his work yielded recent Grammys for him for Franklin’s Best Gospel Album-winning Losing My Religion and Tamela Mann’s Best Gospel performance/song for “God Provides.” Yosh also worked on three other Grammy-nominated projects from Greene, Jekalyn Carr and William Murphy, and he currently has five of the top 10 songs on the Billboard gospel singles chart and six of the top 10 albums on the Billboard gospel album chart with seven more rounding out the top 25. He also mixed songs for the new TV show, Greenleaf on the Oprah Winfrey Network as well as the song “On My Way” for Nashville.
Maggie Rose Inks With Starstruck and CAA
Maggie Rose is going to have a busy 2017 as she continues performing on her 13-date run on Martina McBride’s CMT Next Women of Country Tour, and also joins Hunter Hayes on tour this Spring and Tim McGraw & Faith Hill on their Soul2Soul tour this summer. She also recently signed to Starstruck Management and Creative Artist Agency (CAA) for representation as well.
Holly Kellar Named CMO of Barbershop Harmony Society
Holly J. Kellar has been named Chief Marketing Officer of the Barbershop Harmony Society, and will reside in the Society’s Nashville office. In her role, she will oversee a broad portfolio of marketing, branding and communications initiatives for the 22,000-member society, with emphasis on growing revenue from events, merchandising,