Joe & Mike talk with 5 x ACM nominated “Bass Player Of The Year” Mark Hill!
Topics include: After 30 years as a top session musician what will still make him sweat in a session, the roles mentors played in him being accepted into the Nashville scene, 10,000 hours of becoming great, Different types of Musician Union sessions and costs of each. Nashville session run down from work-tape to master, The art of rising to the top is not just about playing great! + More!
1990- Current he has become a first call session musician known for his strong Fender bass tone, working 600+ sessions annually and garnering five nominations for ACM bass player of the year, and twice reaching the Music Row All-Stars list. Recording for artists such as The Civil Wars, Kelly Clarkson, Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn, The Lone Bellow, Holly Williams, Brett Dennen, Carrie Underwood, Richard Marx, Hank Jr, Toby Keith, Kenny Loggins, Montgomery/Gentry, Eric Church, Luke Bryan, and Charlie Peacock.
"From The West Barn" is a weekly podcast hosted by Joe West & Mike Shimshack shot at The West Barn in Nashville, TN. It's available anywhere podcasts are available.
West/Shimshack are both music industry veterans that have seen the peaks and valleys of the business over the past 30 years. Their careers have been punctuated with Grammy wins, hit songs, platinum records, tens of millions of units sold and more than their share of failure.
Tune into "From The West Barn" for their take on the lifestyle and engaging conversations with some of the industries most interesting people! Nothing is off the table ~ FTWB
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