Bronson Herrmuth

Based in Nashville, Bronson Herrmuth has worked in music publishing and production for more than 40 years. He is president of Iowa HomeGrown Music, Al Jolson Black & White Music, Jolie House of Music and Catfish Dancin' Records. He's produced or co produced more than 40 artists. Signed as a recording Artist with RCA Mexico from 1981-1985 with Iowa band The Ozone Ramblers, he is a songwriter, band leader, a multi-instrumentalist, and he has toured 42 states and 18 countries as a performer. Bronson has traveled the USA speaking at Music Conferences as a Panelist, a Mentor and Workshop Instructor and he's author of the book, "100 Miles To A Record Deal" which published in 2003. An associate writer for and 5 Star Productions, a contributing author to the Indie Bible, a former columnist for the Nashville Music Guide and He's a founding member of acoustic trio Crowding 50 and a member of the Nashville Association of Talent Directors (NATD). He's hosted radio programs for Creative and Dreams Music Network and is a former Editor in Chief of the Direct Buzz online magazine. Bronson also teaches how to play harmonica for Music for Seniors in conjunction with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) for Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.

Two of Bronson's articles are featured in the new Indie Bible which is a wonderful resource book, internationally distributed.

Bronson signed his book and hosted a songwriter workshop in Batesville, AR.,

(see Bronson's performance and appearance schedule)

Bronson signed his book on July 20th at Borders Books & Music on West End Ave. in Nashville, TN. He also performed with The Mickey's on August 18th at the Sutler for Americana Tonight. He traveled to Denver, C0 to speak about songwriting to the Colorado Music Association on January 18, 2004. On November 16, 2003, Bronson signed his book at the Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington, KY. November 21st he performed for the USA Songwriting Showcase at Borders Books & Music in Woodbury, MN. On November 23rd he was a guest on the "live" radio program Homegrown in Minneapolis, MN on 92 KQRS FM Radio.

Bronson conducted a music publishing workshop for the Independent Music Conference which took place August 28-31, 2003 in Philadelphia, PA. He was a judge for the Colgate Country Music Showdown in Searcy, AR on September 9th, and he was a Panelist for the Nashville New Music Conference, 2NMC September 10-14 in Nashville. He was a Panelist and a Mentor for The-MIC Conference in Birmingham, AL, October 17 & 18, and he returned for a second year at the Midwest Entertainment Industry Conference hosted in Lexington, KY from November 13-16, 2003. Bronson has also been a judge for The Great American Songwriting Contest and a judge, and a sponsor for The Windrift Music Songwriting Competition 2004. He has been writing songs since the age of 12 and he has worked with many Songwriters and Recording Artists in the studio and on stage.

Some of the Artists and Songwriters he has produced or coproduced include:


Colin McCaffrey

Suzy Bogguss

Michael Mason


Liquid Rhythm

Chris Bynum

Judge Parker

Bob Bullock

Monty Holmes


Kenny Fuller

Cindy Lu

Rob Barry


Southern Pride


Katrina Motter

Joe Nolan

Marianne Osiel


Patrick Hazell

Lisa Kolarich

The Ozone Ramblers

Francesca Angiuoli


Why Not Band

Bob Pierce


David Alan Loy.

You can listen here

Bronson as a Songwriter

Bronson as a Performer

Bronson & The Ozone Ramblers

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