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Pamela Cole & Leigh Maples - Fanny’s House of Music

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This week we sat down with Pamela and Leigh from Fanny's House of Music. If you know Fanny's House of Music, you know it's more than a music store: it's a mission. They're excited to announce the next phase of that mission is Fanny's School of Music. Their current building limits the number of students they can serve and programs they can offer. So they formed a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and are launching a capital campaign to build a separate building for Fanny's School of Music.  In addition to tripling the number of students they can serve, the new building will enable them to provide music therapy offices and a community space for group lessons, workshops, and live performances.  Like Fanny's House of Music, Fanny's School of Music will be a place where everyone can feel comfortable exploring and growing, especially women and girls. For more information and to learn how you can help, visit fannysschoolofmusic.org.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bestbassgear/message


26 Jun 2021

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019 / Pamela Cole and Ellen Angelico (Fanny’s House of Music) on the Tornadovirus and Catalogue Guitars


Hilary talks with Pamela Cole and Ellen Angelico (Fanny’s House of Music) about creating “Nashville’s Most Comfortable Music Store,” the specificity of oppression, and treating everyone like Joe Bonamassa. Plus, Music Store Salesperson Tropes.Huge thanks to this episode’s sponsors! EarthQuaker Devices- extra special effects pedals made by hand in Akron, OH!Studio 121- recording, production, beats and more in Providence, RI!PAMELA’S BIOPamela Cole (she/her) is a co-owner of Fanny's House of Music in Nashville, TN. Cole is a bass player and music industry veteran. Driven by the mission that music stores should be comfortable for everyone, including women and young girls, Cole and co-owner Leigh Maples founded Fanny's in 2009. Since then, Fanny's has become a cornerstone of its East Nashville neighborhood. Never straying too far from the mission, in 2020 Cole and Maples announced the creation of Fanny's School of Music, a nonprofit that will greatly increase Fanny's ability to serve the neighborhood with lessons, workshops, performances, and music therapy.ELLEN’S BIOEllen Angelico (she/her) is a musician and employee at Fanny's House of Music. Known for her professionalism, style, and bright personality, Angelico has been featured on numerous records and played just about everywhere from the Grand Ole Opry to Križanke. When she is not backing up a variety of talented acts (Cam, Uncle Kracker, Delta Rae, and many more) you can find her behind the front counter at Fanny's House of Music. In 2015, Angelico began producing light-hearted YouTube videos for Fanny's in a series called Ellen's Favorite Thing at Fanny's of the Week. Now closing in on its 200th episode, Angelico committed to providing earnest, medium-quality gear reviews for folks who are bored.MENTIONSLibby Callaway / Leigh Maples / Brittany Howard / Musicman / Fender / Harmony / Kay / Gretsch / Rickenbacker / Dismal Ax / Goya / 3rd Power / She Rocks Awards / Bonnie Raitt / Joan Jett / Elizabeth Cotten / Third Wave Music / Silvertone / Mesa Boogie / Joe Bonamasa / Robert PlantFANNY’S LINKS Fanny’s House of MusicFanny’s School of MusicFacebookInstagramMID-RIFF LINKSWebsiteInstagramFacebookNewsletterBlogThanks for rating/reviewing on Apple Podcasts!CREDITSFanny’s Bumper Track: “Hawaii” by Ellen AngelicoTheme Music: "Hedonism" by TowandaArtwork by Julia Gualtieri

1hr 14mins

21 Oct 2020

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Pamela Cole

Queen of S-Mountain

Pamela Cole is the co-owner of Fanny's House of Music, an iconic music store in East Nashville that functions as the antithesis to Guitar Center in its accessibility, female representation, and approachability. Host LG and Pamela discuss the music biz, the ever-changing landscape of Nashville, Pamela's own musical journey, and everything that Fanny's stands for as an important part of the community. Be sure to buy some merch and support Fanny's House of Music: tinyurl.com/FannysHouseOfMusic and support this podcast and women in audio: patreon.com/QOSM!


1 Apr 2020

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Pamela Cole

Reversal of the Muse with Laura Marling

For our sixth Reversal of the Muse podcast, Laura is in Nashville talking to Pamela Cole, co-owner of ‘Fanny’s House Of Music’. Pamela and her co-founder Leigh Maples, wanted a guitar shop that was comfortable for everyone, having found that music stores tended to be focused on a male demographic. Therefore Fanny’s unique motto, is to serve those who are typically left out of that experience, and is one of the only guitar shops in the world aimed at female guitarists.Laura is now a repeat customer of Pamela’s, and together they chat about how they’ve experienced misconceptions and pre-judgement in other guitar shops, as women are often assumed to be beginner guitarists or looking on behalf of a man. Laura and Pamela also think about the process of women learning from other women, and if there’s a difference in the way that women teach. Fanny’s welcomes and inspires both extroverts and introverts, as Pamela and Laura believe it’s important to encourage all female guitarists and nurture their musical talent and expression.http://www.fannyshouseofmusic.com/ http://www.reversalofthemuse.com/


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