Featured Music Career Dec 2022

Featured Music Career for December 2022: Songwriter/Performer

Oklahoma independent artist Sam Marino talks songwriting, what it takes to continually pursue a career as a recording artist, and his holiday Christmas show now booking! How did you get started? Starting with piano lessons at age five, I was musical from a young age. I was in band, church choir and was involved in drama and theatre performances growing up. In high school I was inspired by acoustic singer/songwriters like John Mayer and James… Continue Reading Featured Music Career for December 2022: Songwriter/Performer

Featured Music Career November 2022

Featured Music Career for November 2022: Professer/Composer

Dr. Stephen Weber is a composer/pianist and professor of music and interdisciplinary studies at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. He has composed over 500 works in a variety of genres and styles, is a published composer of print music, a member of ASCAP, and has performed or presented research in Italy, Switzerland, Japan, Estonia, Greece, Poland and Hungary. He has recorded for record labels in Australia, Croatia, Canada and Sweden, and listeners… Continue Reading Featured Music Career for November 2022: Professer/Composer

Featured Music Career Oct 2022

Featured Music Career for October 2022: Singer/Songwriter

Daniel Card is a singer/songwriter originally from Ardmore, Okla. Currently in Oklahoma City, Card released his first album, Now or Never, in September 2022. Believing lyrics are at least as important as the music, Daniel’s songs are taken from life experiences and meant to connect with the listeners in a relatable way. How did you get started? (Education, etc..) I don’t have any formal education or training in music. I picked up the guitar when… Continue Reading Featured Music Career for October 2022: Singer/Songwriter

Featured Music Career Sept 2022

Featured Music Career for September 2022: Saxophonist/Promoter/Producer/Teacher

Spunk Adams is an award-winning saxophonist who has opened for the likes of Layla Hathaway and Chrisette Michele. He leads a full jazz band as well as a jazz trio and has the chops to gig solo and still fill the stage! Based in Oklahoma City, Adams has traveled, toured and shared the stage with legends, a title he is sure to attain himself, in what will surely be a long and storied career. How… Continue Reading Featured Music Career for September 2022: Saxophonist/Promoter/Producer/Teacher

Featured Music Career Aug 2022

Featured Music Career for August 2022: Songwriters/Producers/Video Editors

doubleVee is an indie band based in Oklahoma City, comprised of married couple Allan and Barb Vest. The pair has been creating music since 2012 and just released their second full-length album, Treat Her Strangely. Allan was the primary songwriter, lead vocalist and multi-instrumentalist for indie/orchestral pop band Starlight Mints, while Barb’s diverse background includes sixteen years in public radio. How did you get started? Allan: I started playing piano, viola and cello as a… Continue Reading Featured Music Career for August 2022: Songwriters/Producers/Video Editors

Featured Music Artist July 2022

Featured Music Career for July 2022: Pianist/Composer

Holly Jones is an award-winning classical contemporary solo piano recording artist and composer. Her music is described as reverent, elegant and melody-driven and can be heard on all streaming platforms, Spa XM and many airlines. She has an active monthly Spotify listener base of over 170K and releases a new composition every three to four weeks across all platforms, as well as composing for music libraries. How did you get started? I began Suzuki violin… Continue Reading Featured Music Career for July 2022: Pianist/Composer

Featured Music Career June 2022

Featured Music Career for June 2022: Nonprofit Arts Administrator and Event Producer

Shari Jackson is the Executive Director of The Norman Music Alliance, Inc, producer of Norman Music Festival and The Depot, a gallery/venue in the Historic Santa Fe Depot in Norman. She has spent over 20 years working in nonprofit arts in Norman as an administrator, director and event producer. Jackson is a sixth generation Oklahoman, a native Normanite, mother of JJ, lover of ALL good music and aspiring cat lady planning on fronting a punk… Continue Reading Featured Music Career for June 2022: Nonprofit Arts Administrator and Event Producer

Featured Music Artist May 2022

Featured Music Career for May 2022: Concert Production Technician and Operator

Since leaving the Navy, Adam Seely has spent the last ten years working with local, regional and national bands with everything from management, live production support and booking and promotional needs. He has also worked in multiple areas of music festivals and events large and small. Experienced and proficient in talent and promoter relations and networking industry wide, Seely currently works as a lighting, video and laser technician and operator technician for local venues, and… Continue Reading Featured Music Career for May 2022: Concert Production Technician and Operator

Featured Music Career April 2022

Featured Music Career for April 2022: Harpist / Vocalist / Composer

Moriah Bailey plays the harp, an instrument strongly associated with notions of purity and femininity. Much of Bailey’s approach to the harp – looping, layering, playing with ambiance, dissonance and noise – has implicitly challenged many of these assumptions about her instrument. Her new music relies less on experimental sounds, and instead, lyrically focuses on her struggles to understand and make sense of definitions and expectations of femininity. More broadly, Bailey is a songwriter and… Continue Reading Featured Music Career for April 2022: Harpist / Vocalist / Composer

Music Career Feb 2022

Featured Music Career for February 2022: Hip-hop artist/Cinematographer/Filmmaker/Entrepreneur

Ronnie Johnson, a.k.a. Grand National, is an Oklahoma City hip-hop artist, cinematographer, filmmaker, and entrepreneur emerging as one of Middle America’s most promising voices. In 2021, he was handpicked to appear alongside Oklahoma’s pre-eminent hip-hop talent on the compilation album Fire in Little Africa, a historic multimedia project produced in acknowledgement of the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa race massacre on Black Wall Street. Released on Motown Records imprint Black Forum, the album was featured… Continue Reading Featured Music Career for February 2022: Hip-hop artist/Cinematographer/Filmmaker/Entrepreneur

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