Amia Franz is recording her current 10 song album, at Black Bird Studios https://www.blackbirdstudio.com/studios , late fall 2021, with Black Bird producer, Bryan Clark . She is preparing her vocals for all the songs, under the direction of Ron Browning https://ronbrowning.net/super-star-clients , who is very excited for her and will be working on performance techniques once recording is completed.
The new album, is her very first album, writing and producing all the music, and the lyrics for each song. Jordan, engineer at Black Bird before moving to Sweden in 2021, is playing a very vital part in editing Amia’s music productions she will sing over in the studio.
Joining forces with Ron Browning and Bryan Clark, means she is dedicated to releasing her project when they all agree she is ready.
“I never rush anything. Time is not of the essence, when the quality means more than anything else”. AmiaFranz
For the months of September through November 2021 , Amia is working with Ron Browning on vocals and Jordan editing the music productions. She is shooting for recording and releasing the first two songs “I Believe” and “It’s Been A Long Time” by Christmas 2021.
Artist Amia Franz Music Career Bio
Amia Franz, is a beautiful singer, writer and music producer for her own original song gems in the musical genres of Alternative Sophisti Pop, R&B, Neo Soul, Prince style Funk, Contemporary Smooth Jazz, Jazz Fusion, and Soft Rock. Her singing style is influenced by artists Sade, Jamiroquai, Daft Punk and others. One of the songs she wrote for this new album, is called “Extraordinary Love” unplugged on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXn5TGqa0pA . Her music productions are also influenced by Sade, Prince, Jamiraquai, and smooth contemporary artists Brain Culbertson and Paul Hardcastle.
Amia Franz is also a solo guitarist. She has written 8 original solo guitar instrumentals she plays and will perform when a band is formed. Her solo compositions are influenced by notable players George Benson, Wes Montgomery, Eric Clapton and others.
Amia’s past experience is primarily writing songs, collaborating on music productions to sing over in world class recording studios in the united states and in Europe. From working with well known music production teams to singing on other artists projects, includes as a back up singer, for Paul Metsa “Paper Tigers” Album concert, in Minneapolis, at First Avenue at the start of her career.
Leading up to her current 2021 project, Amia’s goal has always been to release her originals songs, singing them, writing the lyrics, and writing and producing the music.
She has been fortunate to have gained experience along her journey, working with some of the best producers and musicians in the business.
Between 2004 – 2011, Amia was invited to record at the recording studio of Joey Heredia out of Los Angeles (credits include Stevie Wonder, Sheila E, Sergio Mendez, Herb Alpert, Tania Maria, Scott Henderson, Frank Gambale, and Dianne Reeves) who produced and played drums on her song “Spinnin Round” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkCv09FAntc&list=PL4hXdhndH33ZRiAp-mllhhVEhjCs2ttFJ&index=4 . The keyboard player on the project was Renato Neto (keyboard player for Prince NPG band). In 2009. Amia was also invited to record her Pop album of 8 songs under a music production group that wrote the music production and recorded Amia’s voice out of the UK. Songs like Deep Love, Ecstasy, Wait Mariah and other songs you can hear on her youtube channel playlist here https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4hXdhndH33aB54rkY_lyV_Q8vYcoJxch .
In 2016, Amia was signed to Diamond Life Records, owned by Paul Cooke out of the UK, who is the original drummer and founder of the iconic band Sade. She parted ways with the label. this led to Amia going out on her own, writing the music for her brand new 2021 project.
Stay tuned for release dates of her new project and video documentation of her recording sessions at Black Bird studios in Nashville.
Amia is managed by #kalARtmgmt, who is Swiss, and is handling promotion, interviews, a live band that will feature Amia’s brand new 2021 project and Amia’s art talent.
You can find out more about Amia Franz by going to the following page links:
Twitter fan page- https://twitter.com/amiasingersongs
Youtube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/user/mrjfranz1971
Amia Franz Word Press Blog- https://amiafranzofficial.wordpress.com/
Reviews (with more to come)
Never to be forgotten -“Listening to your fabulous 2011 album! Congratulations! songs, vocal styling music production is slick, sexy, passionate, penetrating. Truly impressed. ” Jeannie Deva, Celebrity Voice Coach (xfactor, American Idol, Christina Aguilera, Pink) Jeannie Deva
Amia Franz is multi talented in every sense of the word. Her songs are real with beautiful heartfelt music. Her brand new, long awaited original music features her own music productions with some complimentary Sade covers. Looking forward to seeing her capture these songs in live performance” Daniel Evans Amia Franz Fan
“I see great things ahead for this extraordinary yet approachable beauty and singer who writes captivating, original songs!” Steven Mathews
“You are a real talent” Paul Cooke founder, original drummer and co-writer of some of the iconic songs of 1980’s band Sade
“Hi Amia! I received several of your tracks for review from Paul today. You are truly a brilliant writer and musician! I’m excited to start working on your track” Scott Lea of Radiclea Records
“Amia possess a very unique sound, style, and approach to music that the world will definitely want to hear.” – Roger Burnely, Vocal Coach
“I had the opportunity to hear some demos of music Amia will release in 2018. She skillfully delivers high-energy elegance managing to stay far away from the abyss of contemporary easy listening music” – Phil Cartwright
“You are awesomely talented as a singer, songwriter and artist. Your artwork on the Divine Artistic Designs site is some of the coolest stuff I’ve seen. Very inventive. You’ve got a new fan here.” – David Jerkins
“Good Luck as you follow your dreams painting the sky with song!!! Wishing you every joy and many opportunities to share your art!!!!!” Christie Brinkley Model/Actress/Artist