Just Keep Trying Podcast EP 6: Claudio Parronne Jr


Claudio Parrone Jr. is an independent singer/songwriter based out of LA. Being a self taught musician on multiple instruments, with a background in theater, storytelling is what drives him. Fresh off his first self-booked national tour, built around his debut album, A Boy From Somwhere, he’s already hard at work on new stories to share in 2020. With a follow up album on the horizon and working behind the scenes for other artists, he remains dedicated to changing what it means to listen to music in today’s world.


Just Keep Trying Podcast Ep 5: Derrick Billups Owner/Founder of City Fit Concierge


Derrick transplanted to Downtown Nashville in 2013 from Virginia and absolutely loves this city! As a sports and fitness junkie, Derrick has been involved in either competing or coaching competitive sports for the last 20 years. The coaching hasn't stopped since moving to Nashville. He now coaches cross country,  basketball and track at the University School of Nashville. Derrick himself was a standout basketball player at Bridgewater College, where he lettered four seasons in basketball and was team captain senior year.  Over the years, Derrick has become a sports and fitness enthusiast and is excited about helping children and adults of all ages to reach their fitness goals. He holds his personal training certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine with specialties in Suspension Training, Corrective Exercise, SAQ, Cardio for Performance, Cardio for Fitness and Core Training. Whether your goals are to alter body composition, increase sports performance or just maintain a healthy lifestyle, Derrick is here to help. He feels that as a trainer his responsibility is to provide his clients with support along with accountability. His mission is to help people push past their comfort zones and towards a stronger and healthier lifestyle.


Just Keep Trying Podcast Ep 4: Photographer Jason Myers


Jason Myers is an Award-Winning Advertising and Editorial Photographer based in Nashville, TN. His work is just as dynamic as his life has been. From the ACMs to the PGAs to Whiskey Jams in Nashville, he manages to capture every moment in a way that makes the viewers of his work feel as though they were part of that experience. Listen as he discusses his journey as a photographer, recalls moments on set with some of the greatest Artists, Athletes and Presidents of our time and gives advice to all aspiring photographers.


Just Keep Trying Podcast Ep 3: Amy Corey

Amy Corey

“I’m very honest with everything I have been through, self-harm, addiction, eating disorders, depression, loss, adoption, you name it i've been through it.. And so I want to be there for everyone who has been through that and give them that hope, that it is possible to get through it, and that you can always turn a negative situation into something positive.. I have the privilege to be able to put my life and stories into my music and share it and that’s by far the biggest honor I can ever have in this industry and in life…”- Amy Corey

Amy Corey was born in DaNang Vietnam, and was adopted at 6 months old. She grew up in Ashland Oregon where she started taking vocal technique lessons at the age of 8. She was taught by Ken Orsow who was a student to Seth Riggs, who invented the legendary “Speech Level Singing” technique practiced by Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Bonnie Raitt, and many more. Amy perfected the technique for the next decade till she moved to continue pursuing her music career in Nashville TN, only 3 months after graduating from High School.

Fast forward three years later and Amy is signed to a management deal with Artist Services Nashville, co-owned by Grammy- Nominated producer Kent Wells, who she was signed to for artist development for two years. Amy has toured and has played all over Nashville and the states with acts like Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash’s grandson Thomas Gabriel Cash, and has performed alongside and have been highly recognized in the Nashville songwriting industry by hit songwriters who have written for Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney, James Arthur, Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw, Craig Campbell, George Strait, and many more.


Just Keep Trying Podcast EP 2: Los CARDENAShians

Erica and JR Cardenas make up a Compassionate & Giving Arizona Couple who followed their dreams to build careers in the Entertainment Industry while inspiring others. Both of their stories are filled with incredible struggles & triumphs that have brought them to where they are now. You can catch them on your television in Local & National Commercials as well as Hosting Shows on Cox Communications: Su Vida, Your Health & Doing More. Erica also has an inspirational clothing line called InspireHER, a movement rooted in LOVE, HOPE and TRUTH - aimed at reminding women that their life has purpose & value. Listen as we discuss the Past, Present & Future of "Los CARDENAShians"



Just Keep Trying Podcast Ep 1: Charlie Huero


His voice has filled the Airwaves around the Southwest for over 30 years & has been heard by millions. If you've watched the Selena music video for Dreaming of You then you've heard his voice. Listen as we discuss the ups and down of pursuing a Career in Radio, something Charlie says he still feels extremely passionate about. Assistant Program Director/On-Air 3p-7p Mon-Fri 94.5 KOOL FM. Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and have lived in California, Texas, and now Arizona.