Music Business Radio #195: Michael Omartian, Terry Christian and Andrew Manzardo


Michael_OmartianTwo of Music Business Radio’s favorite guests return this week – Michael Omartian and Terry Christian.

Michael alone has participated in sales of over 350,000,000 albums as a producer, arranger, artist and musician. He’s also been nominated for 17 Grammy Awards including Album and Producer of the Year.

TerryChristian-300x298As a team, producer Omartian and engineer Christian, have worked with Steely Dan, Whitney Houston, Christopher Cross and Amy Grant, just to name a few.

On this episode they introduce new artist Andrew Manzardo. You’ll hear A&R, songwriting, and production stories as well as an in-studio performance from Andrew.

Pictured top to bottom: Michael Omartian, Terry 28f203dChristian, Andrew Manzardo


Brian "the web guy" is a Nashville native that grew up on radio and Grimey's New and Preloved Music. Seasoned communications professional that has immersed himself in the Nashville community while connecting local musicians, businesses, non-profits, unicorns, and transplants. Starting in 2008, Brian has worked with programming, marketing, sales, and promotion. Roles have included but not limited to copywriting, digital sales, content creation, sponsorship, video production, graphic design, booking, event creation, social media posting, and targeted ad purchasing.