Frizzell, Receives Award
Guild 2012 Heritage Awards
TN – Nashville’s Artist to the
Stars, Corey Frizzell, received a top ten award nomination from the prestigious
Artists Music Guild in the Freelance Visual Artist category. The award winners
will be announced during the Artist Music Guild’s 2012 AMG Heritage Awards
ceremony November 10th at the Heritage USA, formally known as PTL,
in Fort Mill, SC. This year’s show will be a star studded event, taped and
aired on PBS.
established to help the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the
contributions of the arts to American culture — from the artistic genius’ of
the current day; to the technical legends of the past; and to those still
unimagined artistic breakthroughs of future generations. The Guild accomplishes
this mission through programs and activities that engage the artistic and
cultural community as well as the general public.
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the value and impact of the arts and education.
the Country Music Charts, is witnessing the artistic successes of the second
generation. Although he has siblings following in the Frizzell music footsteps,
who have accepted the challenge of emerging from the giant shadow first cast by
the family music patriarch, Lefty Frizzell, Corey chose a different path, a
path to create his own shadow.
Corey falls somewhere in the middle of the six
children spanning four decades of Allen Frizzell, former Nashville recording
artist and younger brother of the Legendary Lefty Frizzell and Country Star,
Frizzell has been a Golden Gloves Boxing
Champion, acted in music videos and cast for two roles in the
original Stephen King movie, “Children of The Corn.” If
that’s not interesting enough, he’s now a writer, producer, manager, boxing
coach and visual artist in high demand, creating custom portraits of the stars
for the stars.
In 2006, with
royal country music blood running through his veins, Frizzell came full circle
being named Nashville’s Artist to the Stars for his artistic
collaboration with some of Country, Bluegrass, Gospel, Americana and Roots
music’s biggest names, including George Jones, Randy Travis, Brad Paisley,
Alan Jackson, Mark Newton, Carl Jackson, Mark Chesnutt, Gene Watson and Jerrod
Niemann to name a few.