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  • Ava Paige
    Interview with Singer-Songwriter Ava Paige
    by Dan Reifsnyder, GSC Reporter Dan Reifsnyder:  You’ve gotten into music very young…you’re only 14! How did that come about? Ava Paige: I was born into a musical family meaning I’ve always have music around me. Dad and Mom both played musical instruments in school. I picked up my first guitar at 6 and knew right away I wanted to play. Mom and Dad bought me my first guitar for Christmas...
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    Global Songwriters Connection Volunteer Member Representatives
    Global Songwriters Connection Volunteer Member Representative!   GSC is not only growing real careers, as listed below, but we are growing as a worldwide organization.  The following GSC members have offered to represent GSC and their member experience in their home states and community.  You will be reading more about these GSC members, in the months to come, as they continue to rise into music industry leadership in their communities...
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News to Encourage, Equip, and Empower

GSC Member Monday!

Ava Paige is an amazing performing, singer/songwriter and we are honored to support and encourage her efforts to be a success in the music industry. We believe that Ava is "Tomorrow's Talent Today!" Our GSC interviews feature many of Nashville's rising stars like our previous interviews with Riley Roth, Allie Aro, Riley Bria, Jessica Mack and others! Come ride the wave with us!

#GSCMembermonday
#GSCtomorrowstalenttoday
#GSCmembersrock!

globalsongwriters.com/interview-songwriter-ava-paige/
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GSC Member Monday!

Ava Paige is an amazing performing, singer/songwriter and we are honored to support and encourage her efforts to be a success in the music industry.  We believe that Ava is Tomorrows Talent Today! Our GSC interviews feature many of Nashvilles rising stars like our previous interviews with Riley Roth, Allie Aro, Riley Bria, Jessica Mack and others!  Come ride the wave with us!

#GSCMembermonday
#GSCtomorrowstalenttoday
#GSCmembersrock!

https://globalsongwriters.com/interview-songwriter-ava-paige/

 

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Yay Ava!

Yea she has it!

Ava Rocks!

Go Ava!!

Old soul!! Love Ava Paige.

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Global Songwriters Connection

The "Sweetest Song Story" ever....

AND... just in time for Valentine's Day, the day we celebrate LOVE. This story starts with Gene Ezell and Johnny Brown who met at a GSC Christian Focus Retreat and were co-writing partners during the event. You truly NEVER know what is going to happen and what the future holds when you attend an event of this nature.

We certainly had no idea that our dear Johnny Brown would suddenly and without warning pass away of leukemia soon after the event. He was unaware that he was even ill. Johnny left behind a HUGE catalog of songs including those he had co-written with Gene at the Focus Retreat.

Fast Forward to Christmas Eve after Johnny's passing and Gene calls to let me know that he and Johnny got a CUT on the song they had co-written together at the Focus Retreat. Can you imagine how wonderful it was for me to call Carol, Johnny's beloved widow, and let her know that Johnny's dream had come true? But that's not all!....

They got a SECOND CUT! Oh but wait! That's not all!

Here on Valentine's Day, Gene has emailed Carol once again and included me in letting us all know that he and Johnny have another song on HOLD with yet another artist!

Thank you Carol and most especially thank you Gene for sharing my vision with me of seeing that Johnny's catalog of songs keeps reaching to artists through YOUR oversight and partnership. Thank you for doing this for me, for Johnny, for Carol, for the songs. What a beautiful gift to Carol today on Valentine's Day. LOVE in all of its many forms...beautiful.

Gene Ezell....YOU are amazing.
Johnny Brown...you were an amazing songwriter. Miss you.
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The Sweetest Song Story ever....

AND... just in time for Valentines Day, the day we celebrate LOVE.  This story starts with Gene Ezell and Johnny Brown who met at a GSC Christian Focus Retreat and were co-writing partners during the event.  You truly NEVER know what is going to happen and what the future holds when you attend an event of this nature.

 We certainly had no idea that our dear Johnny Brown would suddenly and without warning pass away of leukemia soon after the event.  He was unaware that he was even ill.  Johnny left behind a HUGE catalog of songs including those he had co-written with Gene at the Focus Retreat.  

Fast Forward to Christmas Eve after Johnnys passing and Gene calls to let me know that he and Johnny got a CUT on the song they had co-written together at the Focus Retreat.  Can you imagine how wonderful it was for me to call Carol, Johnnys beloved widow, and let her know that Johnnys dream had come true?  But thats not all!....

They got a SECOND CUT! Oh but wait!  Thats not all!

Here on Valentines Day, Gene has emailed Carol once again and included me in letting us all know that he and Johnny have another song on HOLD with yet another artist!

Thank you Carol and most especially thank you Gene for sharing my vision with me of seeing that Johnnys catalog of songs keeps reaching to artists through YOUR oversight and partnership.  Thank you for doing this for me, for Johnny, for Carol, for the songs.  What a beautiful gift to Carol today on Valentines Day.  LOVE in all of its many forms...beautiful.

Gene Ezell....YOU are amazing.
Johnny Brown...you were an amazing songwriter. Miss you.Image attachment

 

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Great story, thanks for sharing :-)

How lovely excellent admirable and praiseworthy

Great example of the power of our GSC “family” and our Focus Retreats.

Wonderful story!!!

Beautiful!!

Thats such an awesome story 💕💕💕

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GSC Member Monday! Riley Bria credits Riley Jayne Roth

GSC loves spotlighting great up and coming talent on our #GSCMemberMonday feature. This week we highlight the blazing talents of RILEY BRIA! You can learn more about Riley on his facebook page at www.facebook.com/RileyBriaMusic and through this interview by GSC Reporter, Daniel Reifsnyder

Dan Reifsnyder: So tell me about how you got into music.

Riley Bria: So my dad always played guitar. He's played in some bands back in Jersey in the day. At a really young age – like 4 – I showed interest. I got lessons at 8 and took lessons until I was 14. We had a family band that started when I was about 12, and that was huge for me. That was really, really big. My dad was the musical director and he wrote the tunes. We had a standard – we all wrote tunes but we never played any of the songs that the kids wrote because they just literally weren't good enough. Which is cool, because from a young age you have a standard set for what your show needs to be. So we did that, he wrote the songs, mom booked the shows. My older brother, Jaden, on drums, my younger brother, Spencer, on bass. I was on guitar and we all sang harmonies. We did that for about five years, and then moved here when I was 17.

DR: Who are some of your musical influences?

RB: Kieth Urban, for sure. This band called The 1975 has been real, real big for me. I had an ex-girlfriend introduce them to me a few years ago, and that was a game changer listening to their music. I'm sure everyone has that kind of moment, but it just really opened my eyes. Like instead of using genres as boxes, using them as kind of a palette to paint your picture with. They kind of broke that mold. So Keith, them, I love 80's hair metal so like Skid Row, Motley Crue, Def Leppard, and all that good stuff. Randy Rhoads was one of my favorite guitarists growing up. I don't really play much like him, but I love his playing so much.

DR: So who do you play like?

RB: I probably play more like Keith. I really like his melodic picks. He doesn't play fast, I get the fast stuff from the 80's dudes and the melodic stuff from like the Keith vibe.
DR: How did you get hooked up with GSC?

RB: Actually through a friend from back home in Pennsylvania, Riley Roth.

DR: Oh I know Riley! She's great! We've actually interviewed her!

RB: Yeah, she's great. I've known Riley for so long. Like I know the first songs that she wrote and watched her perform it for one of the first times. Yeah, she told me about Sheree!

DR: The Rileys!

RB: Yes, the Rileys! Seriously, that's good. I just wrote with her the other day! We had a great write! She's amazingly talented.

DR: For sure. Great voice, great personality. How do you like Nashville verses Pennsylvania?

RB: I really like it here. The pollen sucks so hard. But the people are great, and obviously this is where the business is. I didn't stay long enough in Pennsylvania to start hating it. You know, as a teenager you kind of start hating your home town. I left when I was 17 so I didn't start resenting my home town. I still really like it!

DR: Weren't you on American Idol too?

RB: Yeah! That was like 3 years ago. I was 17, we had just moved here, and my mom was like “Why don't you go audition?” When I was 16, I played guitar with Keith Urban at a country awards show. I thought “Man, that's a dope story to tell!" So I made it to the top 24 and got sent home. I met a lot of great people, and it was a cool thing. Sometimes people get worried about getting stuck with the brand, but 5 years down the road it's not gonna matter. That's something a friend of mine actually opened up my mind to recently. She was on The Voice. She was like “It was a great thing, it gave me confidence, and the stuff after that is going to be the best”. And I think that's just a really healthy way of looking at it.

READ THE REST OF THE INTERVIEW - globalsongwriters.com/interview-songwriter-riley-bria

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#Rileybriarocks!
#Tomorrowstalenttoday
#nashvillesbestartists
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GSC Member Monday! Riley Bria credits Riley Jayne Roth

GSC loves spotlighting great up and coming talent on our #GSCMemberMonday feature.  This week we highlight the blazing talents of RILEY BRIA!  You can learn more about Riley on his facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/RileyBriaMusic  and through this interview by GSC Reporter, Daniel Reifsnyder

Dan Reifsnyder: So tell me about how you got into music.

Riley Bria: So my dad always played guitar. Hes played in some bands back in Jersey in the day. At a really young age – like 4 – I showed interest. I got lessons at 8 and took lessons until I was 14. We had a family band that started when I was about 12, and that was huge for me. That was really, really big. My dad was the musical director and he wrote the tunes. We had a standard – we all wrote tunes but we never played any of the songs that the kids wrote because they just literally werent good enough. Which is cool, because from a young age you have a standard set for what your show needs to be. So we did that, he wrote the songs, mom booked the shows. My older brother, Jaden, on drums, my younger brother, Spencer, on bass. I was on guitar and we all sang harmonies. We did that for about five years, and then moved here when I was 17.
 
DR: Who are some of your musical influences? 

RB: Kieth Urban, for sure. This band called The 1975 has been real, real big for me. I had an ex-girlfriend introduce them to me a few years ago, and that was a game changer listening to their music. Im sure everyone has that kind of moment, but it just really opened my eyes. Like instead of using genres as boxes, using them as kind of a palette to paint your picture with. They kind of broke that mold. So Keith, them, I love 80s hair metal so like Skid Row, Motley Crue, Def Leppard, and all that good stuff. Randy Rhoads was one of my favorite guitarists growing up. I dont really play much like him, but I love his playing so much. 

DR:  So who do you play like? 

RB: I probably play more like Keith. I really like his melodic picks. He doesnt play fast, I get the fast stuff from the 80s dudes and the melodic stuff from like the Keith vibe. 
DR: How did you get hooked up with GSC? 

RB: Actually through a friend from back home in Pennsylvania, Riley Roth. 

DR: Oh I know Riley! Shes great! Weve actually interviewed her!

RB: Yeah, shes great. Ive known Riley for so long. Like I know the first songs that she wrote and watched her perform it for one of the first times. Yeah, she told me about Sheree!

DR: The Rileys!

RB: Yes, the Rileys! Seriously, thats good. I just wrote with her the other day! We had a great write! Shes amazingly talented. 

DR: For sure. Great voice, great personality. How do you like Nashville verses Pennsylvania? 

RB: I really like it here. The pollen sucks so hard. But the people are great, and obviously this is where the business is. I didnt stay long enough in Pennsylvania to start hating it. You know, as a teenager you kind of start hating your home town. I left when I was 17 so I didnt start resenting my home town. I still really like it! 

DR: Werent you on American Idol too?

RB: Yeah! That was like 3 years ago. I was 17, we had just moved here, and my mom was like “Why dont you go audition?” When I was 16, I played guitar with Keith Urban at a country awards show. I thought “Man, thats a dope story to tell! So I made it to the top 24 and got sent home. I met a lot of great people, and it was a cool thing. Sometimes people get worried about getting stuck with the brand, but 5 years down the road its not gonna matter. Thats something a friend of mine actually opened up my mind to recently. She was on The Voice. She was like “It was a great thing, it gave me confidence, and the stuff after that is going to be the best”. And I think thats just a really healthy way of looking at it. 

READ THE REST OF THE INTERVIEW - https://globalsongwriters.com/interview-songwriter-riley-bria 

#Membermonday
#Rileybriarocks!
#Tomorrowstalenttoday
#nashvillesbestartists

 

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Riley is super talented!

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