Turn It On

Nashville, TN based veteran singer/songwriter/guitarist Michael J speaks with industry pros and up-and-coming talent (comedians, writers, actors, producers, musicians, performers and others) in the field of arts and entertainment.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h10m. Bisher sind 87 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich


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Episode 58 - Guitarist Eric Borash (EBO)

EP: 58 Guitarist Eric Borash (EBO) Eric Borash (EBO) has played guitar with The Warren Brothers, Jace Everett, Radney Foster, Hank Williams III, John Fogerty, Eric Church, Kacey Musgraves, Sunny Sweeney, Thomas Rhett and others.  He also makes custom hand-wired guitar amps (ebocustoms...


 20 June 2019  1h31m

Episode 57 - 11-time Emmy Award winner Nick Nanton returns!

EP 57 - MJ sits down with his friend, 11-time Emmy Award winning documentary filmmaker Nick Nanton to talk about working with Larry King, going on a raid to shut down a sex-trafficking ring in Haiti with special forces operatives for his film "Operation Toussaint", recipes for success and self-improvement, and many other pearls of wisdom.                                           


 10 June 2019  52m

Episode 56 - Composer/Keyboardist Joshua Carter (Ben Folds, Jo Dee Messina)

EP 56 - Composer/Keyboardist Joshua Carter (Ben Folds, Jo Dee Messina)   MJ and Joshua sit down and talk about composer John Williams, creating music for film, holding down odd jobs, Joshua's short film "The Monster" and so much more.    Joshua Carter on Soundcloud   Joshua Carter's Short Film "The Monster"      


 02 June 2019  1h9m

Episode 55 - Guitarist Gaurav Bali

  Gaurav's grandfather with Ravi Shankar EP 55 - Gaurav Bali MJ chats with guitarist Gaurav Bali about moving to Nashville, scary gig experiences, movies, procedural crime dramas, family, guitar gear, and all things in-between.     


 27 May 2019  1h31m

Episode 54 - Lee Turner (Darius Rucker)

EP 54 - Lee Turner (Darius Rucker)  MJ sits down with Lee Turner of Darius Rucker's band and they discuss everything from Lee's early career as a sideman, to landing his longstanding gig with Darius, sobriety, how Lee met his wife, and everything in-between.  Lee Turner on Instagram  2Twenty2 Studios  Tiffany Turner Music  Lyman Guitars  Hailish  Valvetrain Amplifiers      Lyman Guitars "TYMA" Acoustic            


 18 May 2019  1h1m

Episode 53 - Everyone Has A Story - Aurora

EP 53 - Everyone Has A Story - Aurora MJ plays his entire full-length record Aurora and tells the stories behind the songs and the making of the album.    


 12 May 2019  54m

Episode 52 - Brian Craddock of Daughtry

  EP 52 - Brian Craddock of Daughtry MJ and Brian sit down in Brian's home studio in Nashville, TN and discuss his beginnings in Charlottesville, VA, how he ultimately landed the gig with Daughtry for the last 13 years, their mutual love of all things Tom Petty and one of the best Don Henley stories ever told. Also, another installment of "Stories From The Road".   Painting of Tom Petty by Will Thomas Reed briancraddockart.com NashvilleTco...


 06 May 2019  1h27m

Episode 51 - Singer/Songwriter Katie Cole (The Smashing Pumpkins)

EP 51 - Singer/Songwriter Katie Cole (The Smashing Pumpkins) MJ sits down with Singer/Songwriter Katie Cole to talk about her beginnings in Australia, her songwriting process, and her touring experience & work with Billy Corgan and The Smashing Pumpkins. Also, another installment of "Stories From The Road". Katie Cole Official Website Katie Cole on Instagram   Stories From The Road - Eric Johnson Postcard Photos    


 28 April 2019  1h19m

Episode 50 - The Road So Far

EP 50 - The Road So Far The definitive "Greatest Hits" package of TURN IT ON. This episode is a retrospective of everything that has happened since the show started in 2015 with appearances by every guest that has ever been on the podcast. A perfect starting point for new listeners and the ultimate refresher for die-hard fans of the program. 


 22 April 2019  1h48m

Episode 49 - The Ivins

  Ep 49 - The Ivins MJ sits down and chats with Jim and Jack Ivins and Hatton Taylor of Nashville-based rock outfit The Ivins. Also another installment of "Stories From The Road".   http://theivins.com   Exploding Boy on Yamaha's Soundcheck


 14 April 2019  n/a