Chuck Gillispie








What is music to you? What does it give you?

Member of Nashville Songwriters Association International, Songwriters Guild of America, International Singer Songwriters Association, PRO is BMI, also a registered BMI Publisher, Columbus Songwriters association. I co write with Tom Hale , we record under the name "Torn Rhythms, we write Adult Contemporary Rock and Blues, Chuck Gillispie (Columbus Ohio)- Composer, Lyricist started the "Torn Rhythms Project" along with long time band mate Tom Hale (Honaker Virginia). Keyboardist extraordinaire.

What is your music dream?

Recording and releasing songs

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Better Music

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Tiny Dancer

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Almost any music

What inspires you to make music?

I don't know I just keep doing it.

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Creating something that didn't exist before but does now is always good

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

Excited and grateful

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

We need more real musicians, people that play instruments and sing real songs and less generic soul- less crap that is churned out by so called "producers" that use other peoples loops and beats.

What do you think of Drooble?

Don't know just started

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Any idiot with a computer can produce so called heartless crap.

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

I follow my fellow musicians when time allows by going to the clubs they are performing in.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Same as always, thick skin and persistence.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Terry Douglas, Bim Strawser and Ryan Robinette