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Starting with a Song

24 EpisodesProduced by Amanda MazzoWebsite

Everyone has a story worth sharing. It’s in those stories where we discover songs — everything from the rallying cries we sing to pump us up to the celebratory music that makes us dance after a win. But what about the in-between of liminal space?STARTING WITH A SONG explores how people "sing" and fi… read more

24 Episodes | 2019 - 2022

S3Ep8: Week Eight of #The100DayProject

April 9th, 2022


Can you believe it?! It’s already time to celebrate the halfway point of The 100-Day Project! Today, I’m chatting about the BELONG Retreat with author, Karen Kingsbury, songs of the heart, and my favorite four-lettered …

S3Ep7: Week Six of #The100DayProject

March 25th, 2022


Today, I’m chatting about the wonders of digital painting, the rarity of double yolks, and why I love my favorite local arts organization: Daybreak …

S3Ep6: Week Five of #The100DayProject

March 18th, 2022


Creative projects, haircuts, and so many emails… oh my! This week, I’m talking about vulnerability and what I’ve learned about body-positivity. Also, …

S3Ep5: Week Four of #The100DayProject

March 11th, 2022


Week Four finds us celebrating our first milestone of #The100DayProject – we’re ¼ of the way through! This week I’m talking about Tennessee’s Spring of Deception and highlighting Emily P. Freeman’s “These Are the Days” …

S3Ep4: Week Three of #The100DayProject

March 4th, 2022


What a difference the sun makes! Nashville has gotten a taste of spring weather this week and that natural Vitamin D has breathed new life into my bones and creative energy! In our new segment: 100 Days of S.O.N.G. — …

S3Ep3: Week Two of #The100DayProject

February 25th, 2022


Where did the week go? Did it fly by for you, too? Today, I talk about the themes I'm noticing and what other works I'm sourcing for inspiration. Plus, our new segment: 100 Days of S.O.N.G. — listen along for the songs …

S3Ep2: Week One of #The100DayProject

February 18th, 2022


It's been a weird Week One of #The100DayProject*... but weird times impact creativity! Today, I talk about the themes I'm noticing and what other works I'm sourcing for inspiration. Plus, we introduce a new segment 100 …

S3Ep1: And Now For Something Completely Different...

February 8th, 2022


For those who aren’t familiar, The 100-Day Project is a free global art project that takes place online. The idea is you’ll practice a creative project every day for 100 days and share your process through social media. …

014 - Song of Serving with Tina Doniger

December 1st, 2020


I don't know about you, but I always tend to get a little introspective this time of year. It feels important to take a look back on where we've been …

013 - Song of Connection with Courtney Cochran

June 24th, 2020


My guest today is a life-long stationery lover and postal proponent and in the middle of a digital age where we were forced to quarantine, she …

012 - Song of Evolution with Angela Wiggins

June 10th, 2020


We’re kicking off Season 2 today with thoughts on evolution in song, culture, career, and learning. Angela Wiggins is a Leadership Coach and Founder …

011 - Song of Finding Your Voice with Deborah Floyd

May 20th, 2020


It’s hard to believe Season 1 is already coming to a close… BUT, we have one more bonus conversation up our sleeves! While I was spending some time in my hometown, I sat down with one of our treasured family friends, …

010 - Song for a Cure with Rachel Mayo

May 13th, 2020


Rachel Mayo is no stranger to the microphone. As a speaker and advocate, she has a healthy disrespect for the impossible – one of the many reasons why we’re friends. You'll love her infectious energy and big heart as we …

009 - Song of Our Roots with Robin Davis & Jennifer Starks

April 29th, 2020


Robin Davis & Jennifer Starks are two of my favorite people – they’re clients, colleagues, friends, and all-around awesome women who keep us …

008 - Songs of Escape with Renease Perkins

April 15th, 2020


They say if you don’t like the weather in Nashville, just wait 15 minutes. As we’re recording, this week has been everywhere from the low 30s to the …

007 - Song of Humor with Jason Mazzo

April 1st, 2020


Today, we’re celebrating April Fool’s Day on the podcast! I don’t have any tricks up my sleeve, but I do have someone who makes me laugh (and …

006 - Song of Surrender with Beth Inglish

March 18th, 2020


Am I the only one getting a little stir crazy here? The past two weeks have felt like one blow after another here in Nashville - first the tornado and now a global pandemic. With all the recent cancellations in the …

005 - Song of Homecoming with Chris Lee

March 4th, 2020


Chris Lee and I met as young professionals, both very early on in our careers. You may wonder what a CPA has to do with music, but he’s here to change your mind. We dive into band instruments, competitive dancing, Beck, …

004 - Song in the Darkness with Sarah Robinson

February 19th, 2020


You know that moment when you meet someone and you just click? I met Sarah Robinson in early 2019 and was instantly drawn to her big heart and her compassion for people who are struggling. She has a way with words — …

003 - Song of Community with The Hoehnes

February 5th, 2020


Since it's the week before Valentine's Day, I wanted to sit down with a favorite couple of mine. I attended Belmont University with Jeff & Kristin Hoehne in the early 2000s, but it wasn't until recently that our …

002 - Song of Joy with Bill and Karen Wyler

January 22nd, 2020


I'm really excited to introduce you to two people who have known me my entire life... literally. My parents are a constant source of inspiration for me and, in fact, their story - something they're going through this …

001 - Song of Remembering with Flynn Tracy

January 8th, 2020


I'm kicking things off with one of my oldest friends! Flynn Tracy and I met in 7th grade in Newnan, GA and quickly developed an annual tradition that …

Holiday Announcement

December 25th, 2019


Dropping in to wish you Happy Holidays... AND announce the Starting with a Song Launch Date!

Starting with a Song Trailer

November 19th, 2019


COMING SOON! We're launching in 2020. Stay tuned!

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