R.C. Bannon is a Texas native. As an artist, he has recorded albums on Columbia and RCA. As a songwriter R.C. has penned several chart toppers for artists such as Ronnie Milsap and Louise Mandrell. He is a co-writer with artist Steve Azar on Steve’s #1 hit “I Don’t Have To Be Me Till Monday.”
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Professional songwriter/musician with cuts in Country, Jazz, Christian and Pop markets. Also owner of a very successful indie publishing company in Nashville. Over 1700 songs recorded worldwide including songs placed in All My Children, Felicity, High Roller, Singing With The Enemy and many indie movies. B.S. in Music Education with 17 years teaching experience in public schools and currently teaching Music Publishing and Songwriting at a Nashville College.
Born and raised in New York City, Janey has achieved much success as both a singer and a songwriter. As an artist, has recorded albums for Warner Brothers/Reprise, Capitol Records and Arista Records (under the guidance of legendary music mogul Clive Davis). A Top 20 AC hit, and its accompanying music video received frequent airplay on VH-1, bringing a whole new audience. Also had a Billboard charter, making the pop charts.
Songs have been recorded by such artists as the famous blues singer Ruth Brown, Janis Ian, Eric Anderson, Dutch artist Judith, Japanese artist Maria and others. Two songs will be featured in the upcoming motion picture animated movie starring Charlie Sheen, Hilary Duff, and Eva Longoria . These songs will also appear on the film’s CD soundtrack.
Music has also been featured in TV shows such as “The Young & The Restless”, “One Life to Live”, “Rock & Roll Evening News”, “Street Shadows” and the films “Promised Land” and “White Winter Heat”.
Relocated to Nashville and has been very active in songwriting, collaborating with some of the industry’s top writers such as Gary Burr, Stephany Bentley, Liz Rose, Janis Ian, Billy Lawson, Wayne Carson to name a few.
Evaluator 11 is a pro staff-writer for a Nashville publisher and has written and released several international rock and country singles. He has a broad range of musical experience from working with country icons including Trace Adkins, Vince Gill, and T. Graham Brown; to writing, producing, and recording entire albums with touring rock bands; to writing and producing hip-hop.
Evaluator 17 has had songs recorded by Trace Adkins, Trisha Yearwood, James Otto, Reba McEntire, Andy Griggs, Vince Gill, Bucky Covington, Peter Cetera and many more. #17 has been an NSAI member and has worked closely with the organization for over 20 years. "I still remember what it was like when I was submitting songs to be evaluated"
GENRES: Country/Pop, Indie/Alternative, Americana, Musical Theatre, Rock, Jazz
Evaluator #20 was born and raised in Nashville by a CMA and Grammy-winning songwriter/producer. As such, this evaluator has a lifetime of insight into the songwriting and music business. Evaluator #20 started thier career in music at one of music row's leading music marketing firms, where they worked for 4 years before moving on to mentoring at NSAI and managing a pop prodcution studio specializing in Film/TV placements. As a songwriter, Evaluator #20 has had several cuts and writes with major label artists on a regular basis.
Evaluator #25 is a writer for well known publishing company. He has cuts by Point Of Grace, Selah, Dierks Bentley, The Grascals, and many other artists. He writes across all genres, but is primarily focused on Country, Christian, and Bluegrass.
Evaluator #56 is an Arkansas native, signed as a pro staff-writer with a Nashville publishing company, and has had cuts by a major label-recording artist and several independent artists. His songs have taken top honors in multiple songwriting competitions and he is dedicated to help develop songwriters and their craft.
GENRES: Latin,Pop, Rock, Hip Hop, Country, World Music
Evaluator #77 is a south Texas native. This MTSU graduate has held several posts in the music industry. He has served as manager for a Nashville publishing company. He is an experienced songplugger and has worked as an A&R Representative scouting new talent. #77 has worked closely with writers from around the world while in a leadership role for a major performing rights organization. Extremely well versed in the Latin music genre this evaluator is also proficient in evaluating Pop, Rock, Hip Hop, Country and World Music.
GENERES: Americana/Folk, Jazz, Traditional Country, Blues, Rock
Spent several years as A&R Representitive at Warner Bros. Records,Worked as a touring musician with The Coasters "Yackety Yack", also a former lead guitar player for OKC Pops Symphony, Spent several years on the "business" side of music working for companies such as Tangerine Management Group, Skip Stevens Promotions, NSAI and as the VP/GM of Audium Records. Has worked closely with acts ranging from Randy Travis to the Forester Sisters.
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