The Moment with Brian Koppelman

Peter Zizzo: 9/1/15

Peter Zizzo: 9/1/15

The Moment with Brian Koppelman - September 1, 2015 - 1:09:48

Peter Zizzo, the award winning songwriter and producer, grew up as a renowned guitar player and on today’s show Brian and Peter talk about the effects of being viewed as a prodigy, the decisions he has made as an artist, and the lessons he learned along the way. Plus, Peter talks about writing songs for Celine Dion and Vanessa Carlton, how he felt being nominated for an award that was purely his own work, and wanting the success to be real this time around. Topics discussed on today’s show include: “Whispers” by Corina The Moment with David Levien: 3/24/15 Dante’s Inferno by Dante Alighieri Women and Children First by Van Halen Spring Has Sprung on Peter Rabbit “Hello” by Lionel Richie “Suddenly” by Billy Ocean Solitary Man Rounders “Ordinary Day” demo by Vanessa Carlton “Only One Road” by Celine Dion People discussed on today’s show include: Peter Zizzo Vanessa Carlton Avril Lavigne Billy Cobham Adam Schlesinger Steve Winwood Taylor Swift Tony Robbins Charles Koppelman Robert Randolph Tim Herilhy David Koepp Max Martin Imani Coppola Hailey Knox Ron Fair This episode of The Moment is sponsored by Draft Kings. Start this football season by winning two million dollars! This isn’t fantasy as usual. This is Draft Kings. Use code MOMENT to play free for a shot at two million dollars in the Week One Ten Million Dollar Millionaire Maker. Go to! And by, a leading provider of spoken audio information and entertainment. Listen to audiobooks whenever and wherever you want. Get a free audiobook of your choice and a 30-day trial today when you visit: And by Braintree. If you’re working on a mobile app and searching for a simple payments solution, check out Braintree. With one simple integration, you can offer your customers every way to pay. Period. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to Email: Twitter: @BrianKoppelman iTunes:

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