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In this season finale, voices from the music industry share why music is embedded in Seattle’s DNA, give insight into the soul of the not just the music scene but the city as a whole, and offer perspectives on what needs to be done to hold on to the rich cultural resource. For this season, Seattle Growth Podcast host Jeff Shulman set across the city interviewing established and emerging musicians, music lovers, and music industry leaders to learn more about the past, present, and future of Seattle music. The episode features the voices of: David Armstrong who served Executive Producer and Artistic Director of 5th Ave Theatre for 18 years. Dave B who performed in front of a sold out Key Arena and with Macklemore on The Tonight Show. Andre Brown who is a recent graduate of the University of Washington’s School of Drama. Matt Bishop who founded the popular indie folk and chamber pop band Hey Marseilles. Marco Collins who is the subject of the documentary The Glamour and the Squalor because of his rich contributions to the national music scene through his work as a Seattle radio personality. Draze who is a hip-hop emcee and musician born in Seattle. Jason Finn who is the drummer for the platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated band Presidents of the United States of America. Kate Voss and Jason Goessl who perform as the duo Sundae and Mr. Goessl. DeVon Manier who is the founder of Sportn’ Life Music Group and was an inaugural member of the Seattle Music Commission. Celene Ramadan who is a Seattle musician who has performed as Leeni, Prom Queen and Snax the Bunny. Lydia Ramsey who is an Americana folk singer-songwriter and a talent buyer at the Triple Door. Curtis Romjue who founded First Aid Arts Austin Santiago who is the General Manager of Do206 Steven Severin who is the co-owner of Neumos and Wake Up Presents Brent Stiefl who is CEO of Votiv Inc. and co-founder of Onto Entertainment, which manages the platinum-selling band The Lumineers. Dustin Vance who fronts the band Fond Farewell. Naomi Wachira who is an Afro-Folk singer-songwriter. Levi and Stephanie Ware who founded the Melodic Caring Project. Tekla Waterfield who received a “Listen Up! Women in Music” grant for songwriting from the Allied Arts Foundation. Hollis Wong-Wear who is a Grammy-nominated artist who collaborated with Macklemore and performs with the group Flavr Blue. Visit www.seattlegrowthpodcast.com/s4ep12 for more information on the voices appearing in this episode.