Sparking Collaborations Among Indie Musicians

 

California - San Francisco Bay Area

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Wendy Loomis

Wendy Loomis is a San Francisco-based composer who has won the ASCAP award for composition 4 times, released 16 CDs, and has performed with various ensembles nationally and internationally. She is also part of the spoken word jazz group COPUS….
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www.wendyloomis.com
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Beatrice Bowles

Beatrice Bowles is a storyteller, writer, and recording artist of wonderous tales that connect children to nature's deep and lasting wisdom. She performs nationally and internationally in schools, botanical gardens, art and garden centers, and at conferences. Her audiobooks/CDs feature original music by composer Sara Buchanan MacLean...
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www.beatricebowles.com
Contact: spideri@mac.com

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David v.R. Bowles

Producer and engineer David v.R Bowles is a tour de force. His recordings have been GRAMMY® and JUNO nominated, and has won the “Classical Orchestral Album” prize from the Just Plain Folks Awards. Critics have noted the excellence in sound in this more than 175 credits, primarily as engineer and/or producer. Mr. Bowles also guest-lectures at NYU Stenhardt's Music Technology programme, teaching 3D audio recording...
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Website:
www.swineshead.com
Contact: bowles@swineshead.com

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Mindy Canter

Mindy Canter's ability to play many styles and articulate with genuine mastery is the cornerstone of her appeal. Her blend of blues, jazz, funk, and soul is rhythmically infectious and widely acclaimed. It's rare to experience such a passionate, soulful performer, as she mixes musical genres with grace and ease…
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www.mindycanter.com
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Merrill Collins

As founder and CEO of the indie record label Spiraling Music, Merrill Collins produces original recordings and musical educational projects. She has released over a hundred solo and collaborative works since 1983 in genres such as new age, neo-classical, and world fusion. The nature of her instrumental music is genuine, emotionally touching, and rich with improvisation. Two recent New Age CDs feature a trio with.…
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www.spiralingmusic.com
Contact: merrillcollins@gmail.com

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Deborah Crooks

Deborah’s lyric-driven, soul-wise music draws on folk, rock, and Americana. Her rootsy passionate style is often compared to Lucinda Williams and The Cowboy Junkies. Regularly performing regionally and throughout the US, her music has appeared the PBS Series Road Trip Nation….
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http://deborahcrooks.com
Contact: deborahrcrooks@gmail.com

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Mark Etheredge

Mark Etheredge is a Jazz keyboardist who loves to compose, record and perform. His first radio single “Connected" took the #1 spot on RadioWave chart and #6 on the Billboard singles tally. The track ranked #31 on Billboard's Smooth Jazz 2016 Year End Chart and ranked #2 on the Groove Jazz Music Top 100 for 2016. On January 3, 2017 the second radio single "Roger That" debuted at #2 on Billboard's Most Added Smooth Jazz Songs Chart. Mark's latest single, "Resonence" was released in October 2019, and a new single is in the works.
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Talent: Composer; Instrumentalist; Performer
Genre: Jazz

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www.marketheredge.com
Contact: etheredge@marketheredge.com

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Katie Garibaldi

Elmore Magazine describes Garibaldi’s sound as, “sweet, smooth music that is equal parts old‐school pop princess and folk songstress.” The songwriter has a characteristic musical style wherein her country‐tinged dreamy folk gives her a distinct sound—ethereal Americana with sparkling memorable melodies….
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http://katiegaribaldi.com
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Mary Gospe

Mary Gospe is an inspirational singer/songwriter based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her style is described as "New Folk/Classic Rock." Her positive songs are filled with empowering messages and a strong spiritual undercurrent.
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Talent: Performer, Songwriter, Vocalist
Genre: Adult Contemporary, Folk, New Age, Rock

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www.marygospe.com
Contact: mary@gospe.com

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Royal Kent

Inspired by the legendary Last Poets, he has performed with dancers, theatrical troupes, poets, and many bands including the Vancouver-based Band of Angels and Czech Republic-based Pseudo Pseudo. He has produced TV, radio and stage shows, and is the co-founder of independent label COPUS MULTIMEDIA. As poet Royal has opened major reggae concerts for Peter Tosh, Toots & the Maytals….
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www.copusmusic.com
Contact: royal@copusmusic.com

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Brian Kelly

BRIAN KELLY is an award-winning composer, pianist, and recording artist producing contemporary instrumental and solo piano music. In 2018, he performed at the Berlin Philharmonic Chamber Music Hall among other venues…
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www.briankelly.com
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MC Lars

MC Lars is the creator of post-punk laptop rap and lit-hop, which he has extended and powered into a fusion of rap, punk, rock, ska, pop and other genres. He is post-modern - combining his music with powerful and present lyrics, and packing concert venues. He speaks to and for people of all ages, lifestyles, and perspectives…
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Talent: Actor, Dancer, Engineer, Performer, Songwriter
Genre: Alternative, Children’s, Hip-hop

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Website:
http://mclars.com/
Contact: larshorris@aol.com

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BZ Lewis

When he isn't producing for local bands in his studio or composing for film and TV, BZ is an electronic music producer. It's really just approaching music with a sense of fun and play - even when he's doing something dark or moody. He attended an audio engineering school in Texas and received his B.A. in music with an emphasis on classical guitar from the University of Texas at Austin. He's been the main engineer at Oakland's STUDIO 132 for fifteen years.
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Talent: Arranger; Composer; Engineer; Performer; Producer
Genre: Alternative; Dance/EDM; Rock

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Website:
www.studio132.com
Contact: bz@studio132.com

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Sara Lovell

Furry alligator puppies, run-away socks, ducks on parade and flying children are just a few of the wonders you’ll encounter in Sara Lovell’s fanciful worlds. With two full-length albums of songs for kids and families, this award-winning artist…
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https://saralovell.com
Contact: sara@saralovell.com

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Kaitlin McGaw

ALPHABET ROCKERS make music that makes change. Led by Kaitlin McGaw and Tommy Shepherd, they create brave spaces to shape a more equitable world through hip hop. Their GRAMMY nominated 2018 album, Rise Shine #Woke has reached 300K kids and families since its release, inspiring American kids to stand up to hate and be their brave and beautiful selves.
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www.alphabetrockers.com
Contact: kaitlin@alphabetrockers.com

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Nanette McGuinness

Award-winning soprano Nanette McGuinness has performed over 20 operatic roles as well as in concert, in ten languages on two continents, and is both co-founder and co-director of contemporary classical chamber group ENSEMBLE FOR THESE TIMES.…
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www.e4tt.org
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www.nanette.biz
Contact: nmc22@cornell.edu

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Jeff Oster

Since his 2005 award-winning debut album RELEASED, Trumpet/Flugelhorn artist Jeff Oster has redefined the sonic possibilities of instrumental pop music. He’s a four-time ZMR Album of the Year winner, and has been featured on Grammy® nominated and WINNING albums...
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https://jeffoster.com
Contact: Ffejretso@yahoo.com

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Amie Penwell

Amie Penwell music is alternative rock, with enough soul to dip it's foot into R&B, joining the likes of Ray LaMontagne, and Annie Lennox. Her lush, haunting voice and thoughtful lyrics beg the listener to love more and love better. Her latest album "Windows" is a critical smash hit...
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www.amiepenwell.com/electronic-press-kit
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www.amiepenwell.com
Contact: amiepenwell@gmail.com

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Chris Roszell

Chris Roszell is a singer/songwriter and techie, based in the SF bay area. He’s in the band Nalamora, an all-original, eclectic indie glam rock/punk/reggae/pop band working to empower humanity while creating magical times. They sound like a combo of Weezer, Sublime, Eminem and Green Day but with a classic-sounding vibe.
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Talent: Instrumentalist; Performer; Songwriter; Vocalist
Genre: Dance/EDM; New Age; Rock

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www.nalamora.com
Contact: roszellmc@gmail.com

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Tommy Shepherd, Jr.

Led by Tommy James Shepherd, Jr. ("Soulati") and Kaitlin McGaw, the ALPHABET ROCKERS create brave spaces to shape a more equitable world through hip hop. Their GRAMMY-nominated® album, Rise Shine #Woke has reached 300K kids and families since its release, inspiring American kids to stand up to hate and be their brave and beautiful selves.
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Website:
www.alphabetrockers.com
Contact: teeshep@gmail.com

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Lisa Sniderman

Lisa is an award-winning San Francisco-based quirky folk/pop artist, author, voice actor, teaching artist, and playwright. Her mission is to be a light and a muse by inspiring, engaging, empowering, connecting with and supporting young adults and kids at heart of all ages, challenges, and abilities through original art and music. She's been living with a chronic illness for 10 years, so music and art are her lifelines...
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www.aoedemuse.com
Contact: lis@aoedemuse.com

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Laura Sullivan

Laura Sullivan enjoys great popularity around the world as a Grammy® winning artist, for her New Age, Classical, and Ambient music. Her original music has been included in the score of two Emmy winning documentaries, as well as in many popular television programs, films, and ads.…
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www.laura-sullivan.com
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Lea Sweet

Lea Lolita Sweet is an award-winning performing artist who has captivated audiences all over the world with her unique sound. She’s versatile, performing as a Country artist and as well as an R&B artist. The five-time BAMMY winner has created a new fusion of country and soul on her upcoming CD “The Black Queen Of Country Music,” and her Tina Turner Tribute show is widely regarded as the top in its class…
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www.leasweet.com
Contact: LeaSweetMusic@yahoo.com

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Charles Unger

A major force in the music scene of the San Francisco Bay area for the last 40 years, saxophonist Charles Unger is a musical institution. He is known for his exuberant style and talent, and for a stage show that is unforgettable. Charles Unger is a great player who loves what he is doing. Music for him is a spiritual mission and a quest for a kind of secular redemption that he has pursued since he was a child — one that sustains him and has brought him a wealth of knowledge and experience.
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www.charlesungerexperience.com
Contact: LeaSweetMusic@yahoo.com

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Bobby Weinapple

As a professional actor, director, teacher and musician in the San Francisco Bay Area, Bobby has worked at most of the region’s major theaters, including the Berkeley Repertory Theatre and ACT, and is the recipient of a Drama-Logue Award for Principal Performance. His TV and film credits include many independent films and guest-starring roles on network television shows such as Nash Bridges and Trauma…
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www.robertweinapple.com
Contact: wapple@pacbell.net

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Sable Winters

A native Texan now based in the San Francisco Bay area, Sable Winters is a singer, songwriter and recording artist whose musical style is a mash-up of jazz, neo-soul, R&B and funk. Her sound is a fusion of influences: described as charming like Sade, with a natural vibrato reminiscent of Sarah Vaughan and the soulfulness of Jill Scott, delivered with conviction...
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www.sablewinters.com
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Andy Zamenes

Andy Zamenes is a multiple award-winning singer/songwriter, recording artist, producer, and audio playwright from the San Francisco Bay Area. He is most recognized as "Andy Z", children's performer & recording artist who combines music, movement and storytelling to create an experience that keeps kids engaged and families entertained…
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www.andyz.com/shows.bookandy.php
Website:
www.andyz.com
Contact: booking@andyz.com

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