Songs at the Center

Season 3, Episode 5 of 13

Artists: Elena Aiello, Dominique Ruiz & Andrea Crisalli (Dixie Jade), Andrew Salgado, and hosted by songwriter Eric Gnezda. Artist Bio: Elena Aiello has played classical piano since the age of nine, when her love of music began. Having later discovered guitar, she launched her songwriting journey in her mid-20s. Since then, she has played with bands whose styles range from bluegrass to rock & roll. When she's not performing solo, she fronts a band with her sister Andrea Harvey, Forcynthia, which was named in honor of their mother. Elena sings "One Shot." Artist Bio: Dixie Jade is the Nashville-based duo of Andrea Crisalli and Dominique Ruiz, who share their life experiences through their own evocative brand of strong, soulful country. Andrea and Dominique moved to Nashville after attending the University of Southern California, and re-connected one fateful night at Nashville's Bluebird Cafe. Their single "Grit and Amazing Grace," which they perform on this episode, has had spins across the country. They also sing "Can't Remember Why I Loved You." Artist Bio: Andrew Salgado collaborated with Brian Wilson and Kacey Musgraves on their duet "Guess You Had to Be There." The song is featured on Wilson's album, No Pier Pressure, which made it to No. 1 on Amazon. Andrew has opened for Carrie Underwood, Clint Black, and Toby Keith. His latest album, Absolutely Everything, released in May, was written with Grammy Award winning songwriter Jim "Moose" Brown, Jim Peterik of acclaimed bands the "Ides of March" and "Survivor," as well as Don Sampson and Darryl Worley. He performs "My Family."

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