Hey everyone! Thanks for visiting! We hope you all are doing well.

Settles Connection's motto for the year is "Moving the positive forward, leaving the negative behind." We hope you get to do the same.

Who would have imagined how creative artists and crews would be in keeping everyone safe as we trickled back into the studio, inside venues, outdoor stages, etc., in the setting of a pandemic that has claimed many lives? Although the numbers are decreasing, it's still best to err on the side of caution. Settles Connection started to get really busy again in 2021. Although under challenging circumstances, the added precautions have managed to help us weather potential storms. 

What has Settles Connection been doing?


  • Soundtrack for Baz Luhrmann's "ELVIS" (Dave Cobb & Elliott Wheeler Music Directors); releases June 2022
  • Odessa served as a consultant for music-characters and cultural considerations for the movie's era - working closely with Dave, Elliott, & Baz. Odessa is happy to say, that some of her picks made it to the big screen!


  • Tokens Show Radio WPLN FM 90.3 - Airs Sundays 2 - 3 pm CST
  • Kyle Frederick's "Write On" featuring Odessa on WMOT Roots Radio The Local Brew with Host Ana Lee
  • Southern Accents with Dave Cobb May or June 2022

Other Recordings

  • A. J Croce By Request
  • Kyle Frederick¬†Mr. Mercurial (Byron House producer)
  • Jonell Mosser
  • Tim O'Brien He Walked On
  • Tokens Show recordings with Darrell Scott
  • Tokens Show with the Tokens Show Band
  • Zack Williams Dirty Camaro


  • Global Education Center
  • Ryman Auditorium with The Lone Bellow
  • City Winery with A. J. Croce
  • Tokens Show Live with Melinda Doolittle @ Lipscomb University
  • Tokens Show benefitting Nations University @ Lipscomb University
  • Tokens Show Radio WPLN FM 90.3
  • Launch of James Lawson institute for Non-violence Research (Odessa) @ Vanderbilt University
  • IBMA with Edgar Meyer & Jerry Douglas (Odessa), Raleigh, NC
  • Tim O'Brien and Jan Fabricius wedding Lyons, CO
  • Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville Symphony Let Freedom Sing honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

What's in progress?

  • Settles Connection personal CD Project

What's next?

  • Odessa Performs with Solveig Leithaug in St Simon Island, GA, May 2022
  • Looking forward to the upcoming Folk Alliance International (FAI) Conference

There's more to come! keep checking back for updates! In the meantime, lets try to spread love, joy, and peace around as we move the positive forward, leaving the negative behind!

Love to each of you!

Settles Connection

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