Congratulations to songwriting duo Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez for winning an Oscar for their original song with “Let it Go” during the 2014 Academy Awards. I recently Skyped with my 3 1/2 year old niece who fervently sings every word to this song (see our video below!). What empowering lyrics for girls!! The chorus alone repeating… Continue reading Let it Go
See a sampling of Grading Girl’s official press releases for this musician: Darryl Markette Makes his Debut in Los Angeles Darryl Markette, Chicago Singer Songwriter, to Debut in L.A. at Whisky A Go-Go Chicago Artist, Darryl Markette, Makes L.A. Debut at Whisky A Go-Go Darryl Markette Will Be Debuting at Whisky A Go-Go on March… Continue reading Part Time Cowboy, Full Time Rockstar Rides to L.A.
A friend of mine recently sang at the infamous open mic night at BlueBird Cafe in Nashville, TN. While there, he met many musicians, wanna-bes, producers and agents. One person that struck a chord was 16-year old Casey Lee Smith who came down from Arizona to sing at the BlueBird. While my friend claimed Casey… Continue reading Watch Out, Jonas Bros!
What makes a person true to himself, truly authentic, is when he takes his passion and acts on it. It’s when he isn’t trying to be who he thinks others may want him to be but, rather, he expresses himself creatively and freely. Furthermore, he takes great fulfillment in sharing that expression. There is… Continue reading Part Time Cowboy, Full Time Rockstar