Songwriters Hall of Fame Members Speak with Songwriting Students

Brett James, Pat Alger, Kent Blazy
Brett James, Pat Alger, Kent Blazy

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame members Brett James and Kent Blazy recently spoke to Belmont songwriting majors in Columbia Studio A. The night was hosted by fellow Hall of Fame member Pat Alger.

James is best known for “Jesus Take The Wheel” (Carrie Underwood), “When The Sun Goes Down” (Kenny Chesney) and “It’s America” (Rodney Atkins). Blazy is best known for the Garth Brook hits “If Tomorrow Never Comes,” “Ain’t Going Down (‘Til the Sun Come Up)” and “Somewhere Other Than The Night.”

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Mark Ford (Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame), Thomm Jutz (SNG Instructor), Pat Alger, Brett James, Kent Blazy, James I. Elliott (SNG Chair), Jodi Marr (SNG Instructor), Drew Ramsey (SNG Instructor) and Victoria Banks (SNG Instructor)