Saxophonist, Songwriter/Composer and Vocalist Grace Kelly is on top of the music world as of late.
In 2018, she was the Grand Prize winner for the John Lennon Songwriting Contest in the Country Music category.
She appears regularly in the house band for the Late Show with Stephen Colbert , and was highlighted on screen as a jazz soloist for the emmy-nominated Amazon series Bosch.
Grace broke open new territory with her Facebook Live stream of her Go Brooklyn album recording session, a fully-choreographed experience that thousands of fans enjoyed all over the world.
She has won multiple performance and songwriter awards over the years.
She wrote her first song at 7 years old, recorded her first CD at 12, orchestrated and performed an original composition with the Boston Pops Orchestra at 14, and performed at President Obama’s inauguration at 16. As a bandleader, Grace has performed in over 800 concerts in over 30 countries.
You can read about Grace on her site HERE.
In this show, we talked about
How Grace prepares for performances with special guests
The roles of a band leader – it’s more than you think
How she picks her band members, and it’s not just about musical skill
The importance of branding
The book she recommends all artists read
How to prepare mentally for a performance
The one thing you need to consider before moving to a music city
Why feeling uncomfortable is a GOOD thing
The other skills that are important to stand out as a performer today
Her motto -”just do it!”
The importance of storytelling
And so much more
You can find Grace on social media:
On Twitter: @GraceKellyMusic
On Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/gracek
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