IllustrationMarvin O’Dell, Musikode Productions, receives the prestigious National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Wrangler Award for excellence in CD production for the inaugural CD by Mikki Daniel, Gotta’ Be a Cowgirl!

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Musikode Productions is the result of a desire to preserve the western and cowboy culture and its music and musicians, to promote contemporary cowboy musicians and to provide corporations, charities, and venues (large or small) with quality western music performers for special events, meetings and fund raising efforts.

Marvin O’Dell


Award winning President/Producer
  • 2014 - WRANGLER AWARD as CD Producer
  • 2012 – WMA DJ of the Year
  • 2012 – WMA & AWA Western Group of the Year – the Red Hot Rhythm               Rustlers
  • 2009 - WMA Songwriter of the Year
  • 2009 - WMA Song of the Year:  JESUS & ROY
  • 2009 - WMA President’s Award: The Silver Screen Cowboy CD
  • 2007 - WMA DJ of the Year
  • PLUS – multiple other awards and nominations singularly and with the Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers

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  • Longtime collector and student of classic country, western, and bluegrass music
  • Entered the radio arena in 1998 hosting both a western and a bluegrass program on KCSN radio in Northridge, CA

Marvin is recognized in the western music arena as a successful song writer; his original music is being well-received and recorded by other performing artists. He is the 2007 and 2012 Western Music Association’s DJ of the Year, and his first solo album, Letter to Molly, has been nominated for a WMA Western Album of the Year award. The song, Bittercreek, from the Letter to Molly album was nominated for 2008 WMA Song of the Year. In 2009, another O’Dell original song, Jesus and Roy, was awarded Song of the Year.

His latest production effort featuring WMA Crescendo Award-winner, Mikki Daniel, won the Wrangler Award for both he and Mikki.  As producer on the two CD projects for the Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers, "Breakin’ Out" and "Too Hot to Handle." Marvin is quickly gaining recognition as a producer of high-quality music projects.   His recording effort, The Silver Screen Project, features 19 of today’s finest western recording artists and musicians on a 2-CD set of 24 original songs. This project was awarded the prestigious 2009 WMA President’s Award.   Marvin’s highly requested song, Jesus & Roy, was awarded the WMA’s 2009 Song of the Year. 

In 2010, O’Dell formed a band, The Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers, to perform the stage production, The Silver Screen Cowboy Project Show.  The band has gone on to win numerous awards and recognitions, most recently were named the 2012 Western Group of the Year by both the Western Music Association and the Academy of Western Artists.

Theresa O’Dell


Vice President/Director

  • Grew up performing gospel music
  • Musical roots have translated into a love and appreciation for western/cowboy music
  • Hosted a two-hour gospel music radio program on Heartland Public Radio (HPR) for several years
  • Uses her public speaking experience to emcee western music shows for Musikode Productions in a variety of venues
  • Works with venues through Musikode Productions to fill the need for quality western performer/entertainers

In her professional life, after a twenty-year career in educational publishing, Theresa moved into freelance editing and then into the non-profit world of an educational foundation.

She brings a wealth of skill and creativity to Musikode Productions and joins Marvin in the desire to keep alive this wonderful western music heritage.

Theresa currently is the Managing Editor of the WESTERN WAY, the official publication of the Western Music Association and she serves as a member on the Board of Directors for the Western Music Association (WMA).

Both Marvin and Theresa are members of the Western Music Association and are passionate about the work that the organization does to promote and educate about western music, musicians and the western way of life.  Out of Marvin and Theresa’s love of the history of the American cowboy and great respect for this music and its musicians and performers, Musikode Productions was born. 

"We want to do what we can to preserve the western way of life through music and other forms of western entertainment so that generations to come will know it existed and can appreciate the heritage. It’s exciting to work with venues to provide quality western performers for their functions and introduce some folks to real western entertainment for the first time."

LEARN MORE ABOUT WESTERN MUSIC AND WESTERN PERFORMERS BY JOINING THE WESTERN MUSIC ASSOCIATION (WMA) - a National 501c3 organization established to preserve western music and the western heritage.   Visit the Web site at and JOIN TODAY!


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