Executive Producer and Host Jill Block gets up close and personal with music industry stars in her new series, The Masters at Mockingbird. Intimate conversations, spontaneous live performances, and an audience Q&A are the cornerstone of this compelling and fun live entertainment experience featuring artists, hit songwriters, and record producers. Block will sit down with her guests and along with her live audience, explore the stories, crooked roads and ultimate resilience that has led to their success.
June 22nd welcomes Anthony Smith, a multi-award winning hit singer/songwriter and producer. His critically acclaimed record If That Ain’t Country, produced three Billboard top 40 singles. As a songwriter he’s won Music Row’s prestigious Breakthrough Songwriter Of The Year, and numerous BMI, ASCAP & NSAI awards. Over 250 of his songs have been recorded and or performed by the biggest names in country music including George Strait, Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Eric Church, Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, Trace Adkins, Faith Hill, Montgomery/Gentry, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney, Randy Houser and many more. Smith has been called, “The best of the best.”
Jill Block is a music industry veteran who can be heard monthly on WSM radio promoting her various concerts and live music events through her company, Jill Block Presents. She has released three albums as a singer/songwriter and has garnered respect from many in the entertainment industry supporting the careers of hit songwriters and genre busting artists in the funk, soul and R&B categories. “If it’s music, I love it. And I love exploring the journeys of those that create it. I’m looking forward to sharing my passion for these talented friends with a live audience.”