Author: John Chisum

Developing Healthy Songwriting Habits for 2020

How healthy are your songwriting habits? The best way to know is to look at the quality and quantity of your song output. If you’re writing less than one song per month or so, or, you know you’re not getting the kind of response and exposure for your songs you

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How To Uplevel Your Songwriting In 2020

Are you wanting to “up level” your songwriting in 2020? Are you a singer-songwriter ready to take your craft to a much higher level to impact even more listeners? In today’s show Nashville Christian Songwriters President John Chisum and our podcast producer, Peter Hartzell, sit down in the studio to

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BECKY NORDQUIST: Songwriting in Grief and Loss

Becky Nordquist is walking in a calling she wouldn’t have asked for. An aspiring singer-songwriter, she would love to be on top of CCM charts, but for now, Becky knows she’s called to use her music to encourage those who’ve experienced infant and child loss. Becky has experienced five miscarriages

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STAN MOSER: Taking Your Songs From Obscurity To Opportunity

Have you ever wondered who was behind all the music you’ve known and loved through the years? Well, today our guest is someone you may not have heard of but who has quietly shaped the face of Christian music for fifty years – and still going strong today. Meet Stan Moser.

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ROSS KING: Full-Time Songwriting (Part 2)

In Part 2, John Chisum and Ross King continue to dig deep into the nitty gritty of what it takes to write quality songs in the changing music landscape. From writing on your own, to writing “top line” with producers and musicians in the room, this show will help give

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ROSS KING: Full-Time Songwriting (Part 1)

In this installment, John Chisum and Ross King dig deep into the nitty gritty of what it takes to write quality songs in the changing music landscape. From writing on your own, to writing “top line” with producers and musicians in the room, this show will help give you valuable

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PHIL KEAGGY: New Music and Songwriting (Part 2)

In Part 2 of our conversation with world-class guitarist and artist Phil Keaggy and Nashville producer and guitarist Rex Paul Schnelle, we pick up the conversation about the new album “Illumination”, find out that Phil is the master of puns, and find out what’s next for Phil and Rex. John

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PHIL KEAGGY: New Music and Songwriting (Part 1)

Phil Keaggy is known as one of the world’s greatest guitarists. He’s recorded over 50 albums since beginning his career in the late 1960’s and he’s not slowing the pace, even at 68-years old. Recently releasing a collaboration with Nashville producer and guitarist Rex Paul Schnelle called “Illumination,” the duo

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