Songwriter Jeffrey Steele Honored By 'Nashville Arts & Entertainment Magazine'
October 28, 2014 at 6:47 AM (PT)
NASHVILLE SONGWRITER HALL OF FAME 2013 inductee JEFFREY STEELE is one of five MUSIC CITY residents recognized in the inaugural "NASHVILLE Arts And Entertainment Honors" issue of "NASHVILLE ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE." Additional honorees include STEVE BUCHANAN, DR. THOMAS FRIST JR., VINCE GILL, and MARTHA INGRAM.
STEELE's vast catalog includes hits penned for FAITH HILL, RASCAL FLATTS, TIM MCGRAW, the ZAC BROWN BAND, and many more. He has had over 500 song cuts, 100 singles released, and more than 35,000,000 airplays on radio and television to date. Also embracing his gift for performance, STEELE has cut seven studio albums personally.
Known for his philanthropy, STEELE is often a featured performer at local-area benefit concerts. After an ATV accident in 2007 took the life of his 13 year old son ALEX, the JEFFREY STEELE AND FRIENDS charity event was created in support of the ALEX LEVASSEUR MEMORIAL FUND. More than $150,000 of funding has been raised and distributed in partnership with the COMMUNITY FOUNDATION to support programs for underprivileged and at-risk youth.
In acknowledgement of the spirit of giving and encouragement show by the five NASHVILLE honorees, "NASHVILLE ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE" will make a $1,000 donation to each of the honoree's affiliated charities, including the ALEX LEVASSEUR MEMORIAL FUND.