All Heart with Paul Cardall

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By: American Songwriter

Dove award winning pianist, entrepreneur, and heart transplant recipient Paul Cardall, born with only half a heart, delivers encouraging, educational, and often inspirational conversation with unique people who believe in making the impossible, possible. These visionaries are ALL HEART.

Gentri: Multi-No. 1 Billboard Charting Gentlemen Trio
#23
Last Wednesday at 5:00 AM

On the twenty third episode of All Heart with Paul Cardall, Paul is joined by the multi-No 1 Billboard charting classical crossover gentlemen trio Gentri. Brad Robbins, Casey Elliott, Bradley Quinn Lever discuss forming a cinematic pop style “classical boy band” that’s performed with beloved singers Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel, Alfie Boe, and many others. Gentri talks about their faith, which plays an important role in their business model since they began as a signed group with Shadow Mountain Records, a subsidiary of Deseret Book, which is an international publisher and bookstore owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Lat...


Rich Bischoff: Life As A Local Musician
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04/21/2021

On the twenty first episode of All Heart with Paul Cardall, Paul is joined by guitarist, producer, and songwriter Rich Bishoff. The Utah guitarist is known for his outstanding guitar musicianship, impressive song writing, raw vocals, and a modern sound. Rich shares what it’s like to live in a small town as a professional musician and how he’s been able to build a niche market for himself. At age 13 Rich used his paper route money to buy his first guitar from a Sears catalogue. Both Paul and Rich reflect on their experience serving a two-year full time miss...


Ben Fuller: Addiction Recovery
#21
04/14/2021

On the twenty first episode of All Heart with Paul Cardall, Paul is joined by rising country star Ben Fuller who was raised working on his family dairy farm, where he learned about hard work and a passion he saw first-hand from his father. He started singing at a young age to pass the time and somewhere between the farm and college, he picked up a guitar and never looked back. ​In 2015, he was involved in a beautiful yet devastating drug-fueled relationship which led him to understand the other side of the disease. He abruptly lost his best friend to...


The Chosen: Actor Noah James
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03/31/2021

On the twentieth episode of All Heart with Paul Cardall, Paul is joined by the upbeat, energetic actor Noah James who portrays St. Andrew in the popular crowdfunded biblical series The Chosen. Born and raised in Tempe, Arizona, Noah shares his passion for music and that he even started a band before realizing he had a deeper love for acting. Like thousands of other hopeful thespians, he applied to NYU not realizing how competitive it is to be accepted, which is why he didn't apply to any other theatre programs.  He was accepted and trained at NYU's Tisch School o...


Laura Bell Bundy | Tony Nominated Broadway Star
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03/10/2021

On the nineteenth episode of All Heart with Paul Cardall, Paul is joined by the multi-talented Tony nominated actress, singer, and women’s advocate Laura Bell Bundy. The american actress has performed in a number of Broadway roles, including the original Amber Von Tussle in the musical version of Hairspray, the original Elle Woods in the musical version of Legally Blonde, and Dr. Jordan Denby on television's Anger Management. She signed to Mercury Records Nashville and released her first country music single, "Giddy On Up", on February 20, 2010. The album's second single, "Drop on By", was released to country radio on...


Matt Hammitt: Catching up with former Sanctus Real frontman
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02/03/2021

On the eighteenth episode of All Heart with Paul Cardall, Paul is joined by singer/songwriter Matt Hammitt who left the Grammy nominated Christian band Sanctus Real to focus on strengthening his relationship with his wife and children. Matt discusses his christian faith and how that guides his emotional ups and downs of leaving the band, raising a son with a complex congenital heart defect, married life, life as a solo artist, and the song he recently collaborated with Paul Cardall on called, “The Broken Miracle. In addition to family life and his former music career, Matt talks about hi...


Tony Martin: Hit-Making Country Music Songwriter
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01/13/2021

On the seventeenth episode of All Heart with Paul Cardall, No.1 country music songwriter Tony Martin and Paul Cardall look back at Tony’s remarkable hit-making career. They talk about Tony’s father, Glenn Martin who wrote Charley Pride’s “Is Anybody Going to San Antone” along with Merle Haggard classics “It’s Not Love But It’s Not Bad” and “If We’re Not Back In Love By Monday. Growing up at the feet of stellar songwriters such as Sonny Throckmorton, Mickey Newbury and Hank Cochran, Tony learned what it takes to write a good song. Merle Haggard and other legends woul...


Fight Like A Mother's Cheryl Cardall
#16
01/06/2021

No matter what side of any issue you fall, 2020 has been a year full of change and trauma. In particular, parenting has been a challenge as families adjusted to a quarantine lifestyle. Paul Cardall talks with family and human development expert Cheryl Cardall, who advocates, educates, and provides resources for parents dealing with the mental health challenges. Cheryl is Paul's sister in law and host of the popular parenting podcast, Fight Like A Mother.

ABOUT CHERYL CARDALL

Cheryl Cardall is a parent coach and host of the Fight like a Mother podcast.  Her goal is t...


Classical Guitarist Mak Grgić on All Heart with Paul Cardall
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12/16/2020

Paul Cardall talks with classical guitarist Mak Grgić who is Touted as a “gifted young guitarist” by the New York Times, and “a guitarist to keep an eye on” by the Washington Post. Although Mak performs classical music, he is writing and arranging contemporary music and has released a Christmas EP called Silent Night, produced by Paul Cardall. 

ABOUT MAK GRGIC

Mak Grgic [GER-gich] is a star on the worldwide stage. An expansive and adventurous repertoire attests to his versatility and wide-ranging interests. From the ethnic music of his native Balkans to extreme avant-garde and microtonal...


Emmy Winning Composer Kurt Bestor on All Heart with Paul Cardall
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12/09/2020

Paul Cardall speaks with Grammy nominated and Emmy winning composer Kurt Bestor about his career scoring award winning documentaries, films, and producing a Kurt Bestor Christmas concert performed annually in Salt Lake City. Kurt was one of Paul's mentors in learning the music business. 

ABOUT KURT BESTOR

Perhaps best known for his innovative interpretation of seasonal carols found in his popular 5 CD boxed set “The Complete Kurt Bestor Christmas,” and his haunting musical prayer for peace “Prayer of the Children,” the Utah based composer and performer launched his career writing music for television and movies. His credits...


Saving tiny Hearts on All Heart with Paul Cardall
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12/02/2020

Host Paul Cardall was born with congenital heart disease, which is the leading cause of infant related deaths. Brian Paul founded the Saving tiny Hearts Society 501 c(3) to raise funds for medical research to ensure millions of children born with CHD have a future.  Brian shares some of the advancements in medical research and the various projects helping families affected by CHD take comfort knowing cardiologists are working overtime to help preserve life.  Also discussed is Brian's approach to fundraising and the incredible success they've had year after year through their grassroots efforts. 

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Saving tiny Hearts Brian Paul
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12/02/2020

Host Paul Cardall was born with congenital heart disease, which is the leading cause of infant related deaths. Brian Paul founded the Saving tiny Hearts Society 501 c(3) to raise funds for medical research to ensure millions of children born with CHD have a future.  Brian shares some of the advancements in medical research and the various projects helping families affected by CHD take comfort knowing cardiologists are working overtime to help preserve life.  Also discussed is Brian's approach to fundraising and the incredible success they've had year after year through their grassroots efforts. 

Learn more about Saving tin...


Ty Herndon | Grammy Nominated Country Artist & LGBTQ+ Advocate
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11/25/2020

Paul Cardall and Grammy nominated country artist Ty Herndon discuss the emotional, mental, and behavioral challenges associated with being an artist. With venues closed, entertainers like Ty Herndon aren’t able to perform and enjoy the emotional connection with loyal fans. Unable to perform emotions have recently re-surfaced as Ty experienced a faith crisis. Also discussed is Ty’s LGBTQ+ advocacy. He was one of the first country artists to publicly come out as Gay. In addition, Ty and Paul talk about their collaboration with Kristin Chenoweth of Orphans of God on Ty’s Christmas album. They also discuss their...


Best-Selling Author Richard Paul Evans
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11/18/2020

Multi-No. 1 NY Times best-selling author Richard Paul Evans has sold more than 35 million books. The former political strategist and advertiser discovered a young Paul Cardall playing piano in their Utah community. Richard contracted the pianist to compose a musical adaptation of Evans’ The Christmas Box, which began a lifelong friendship and mentorship. Cardall and Evans discuss how to develop life changing products that make the world a better place. In addition, Evans shares unique marketing principles that helped him sell more than 35 million books, of which inspired a handful of films and a charity that’s helped abused children impr...


The Broken Miracle: J.D. Netto and Elizabeth Sagan
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09/09/2020

Paul Cardall discusses The Broken Miracle with author J.D. Netto (Whispers of The Fallen) and Bookstagrammer Elizabeth Sagan, an art director who uses her own personal library to create whimsical digital art that’s created a massive following on Instagram. Both authors have used their artistic gifts to inspire millions to pick up a book and fall in love with reading as a lifestyle. The three creatives discuss how writing can be so useful in processing emotions and the importance of staying true to yourself. J.D. shares how The Broken Miracle, the upcoming duology inspired by real ev...


The Chosen: Creator/Director/Writer Dallas Jenkins
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08/26/2020

Host Paul Cardall peels back the heart and purpose of Dallas Jenkins, the creator of the record-breaking, first-ever multi-season series about the life of Jesus. The film and television creator explains how the biblical story of the Feeding of the 5,000 inspired his journey to create what became the largest crowdfunded television project of all time. Dallas gets to the core of his work, as he talks about the making of the show, his life behind the screen, and his fresh approach to telling timeless tales from the Bible. In a heartfelt conversation, Paul and Dallas discuss honoring the women...


The Chosen: Actor Jonathan Roumie
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08/12/2020

If you could pick any actor to play Jesus who would you choose? Host Paul Cardall sits down with Jonathan Roumie (as seen on HBO’s Ballers, Chicago Med, NCIS, Castle, and more) to discuss the heart of his journey that led to the leading role in The Chosen as Jesus of Nazareth, a role often considered taboo in Hollywood. An award-winning actor, director, producer and voiceover artist, Roumie is a true representative of what it means to be “All Heart”. In representing the Son of God to audiences everywhere, Jonathan speaks on his goal to show the humanity of Jes...


Jim Brickman: Career Advice
#7
07/15/2020

On this episode of All Heart with Paul Cardall, Paul speaks with Jim Brickman, the Grammy-nominated contemporary pianist and songwriter about the evolving nature of the music industry, how to gain momentum as an independent artist, and the importance of dedication in building a career. Discussing the past and present, the pair breaks down the power of streaming, sales, and promotion to explore how the life of a working, independent musician has changed over the years. Jim shares insight from his decades of experience as a live performer, as well as what it takes to make a name for...


Neon Trees Part 2: Tyler Glenn
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07/08/2020

Tyler Glenn, the lead singer and songwriter of Neon Trees, sits down with Paul to discuss the progression of his professional and personal life. Tyler opens up about coming out and how his faith has evolved as a former member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Together they talk about everything from Provo and Utah’s music scene, to the creation of the LOVELOUD Festival with Imagine Dragons’ lead singer Dan Reynolds, and Tyler’s time in Kinky Boots on Broadway. Paul and Tyler get to the heart of what it’s like to live an honest a...


Neon Trees Part 1: Elaine Bradley
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07/01/2020

Neon Trees’ Elaine Bradley, songwriter and drummer for the award-winning rock band, joins Paul to discuss how she built a career in rock music while remaining a committed member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Diving deep into her time at Brigham Young University and in Provo, Utah, Elaine discusses how she became a member of Neon Trees and how she incorporates her faith into her work. Together, Paul and Elaine share their experiences as artists and performers, covering social media, fan interaction, and Elaine’s new show Grace Notes. All Heart with Paul Cardall is prou...


Music Distribution Advice from Symphonic VP, Randall Foster
#4
06/24/2020

On this episode of All Heart with Paul Cardall, Paul speaks with Symphonic Distribution’s Vice President of Business Development, Randall Foster. Listeners will receive an inside look at the multifaceted world of music distribution and how it can impact an independent artist’s career. Randall shares his experience in the music industry, and how his work has adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discussing recent developments, rising trends, and their own encounters, Paul and Randall share new perspectives of the evolving music industry through the eyes of distributors and independent musicians.  All Heart with Paul Cardall is proudly a part...


Discovering Your Purpose With One Arm Guitarist Tony Memmel
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06/17/2020

Paul sits down with Wisconsin-native Tony Memmel, who while only born with one hand, overcame obstacles to become a talented guitarist who shares his faith through music. A fellow Nashville musician, Tony shares how faith inspires him, how he mastered guitar with one hand, and how his music has taken him around the world.  Together, Tony and Paul explore how adversity and obstacles can be tools to share your story and inspire others.They spread the message that each of us has a purpose and each of us is perfectly and wonderfully made. All Heart with Paul Cardall is p...


Thompson Square: Merle Haggard & Songwriting Advice
#2
06/10/2020

In the second episode of All Heart with Paul Cardall, Paul continues his conversation with Keifer and Shawna Thompson, the country music couple behind Thompson Square. Along with sharing the advice they received from the legendary Merle Haggard, they talk about their writing process, trying to recreate a bygone era in country music, the difficulties that come with working together creatively as a couple, and more. Together, Paul, Keifer, and Shawna discuss Nashville’s music industry to offer insight and share their honest personal experiences with listeners. All Heart with Paul Cardall is proudly a part of the American So...


Thompson Square: Humble Beginnings
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06/03/2020

On the first episode of All Heart with Paul Cardall, Paul is joined by powerhouse country music couple, Thompson Square. With 5 Billboard Top 20 hits, nearly 1 billion digital streams, multiple Grammy Award nominations, and AMA and CMA awards under their belt, Keifer and Shawna Thompson dive deep into how they got where they are today. Together with Paul, they discuss breaking into the Nashville music community, how technology is changing the music industry, and how they met. All Heart with Paul Cardall is proudly a part of the American Songwriter Podcast Network. For more information on Paul Cardall, please visit htt...


All Heart with Paul Cardall: Trailer
06/01/2020

In the trailer for All Heart with Paul Cardall,  Paul shares his story from his beginnings in Utah, his fight to survive after being born with only half a heart, and how he began to play the piano. Over time, tragedy and struggle led to something beautiful, as Paul's music began to bring comfort to himself and all who hear it. 

When anxiety crept back in and creativity slowed, circumstances led him to re-evaluate what was driving him, and whether being driven was the right path. In exploring what it means to be led, Paul was able to...