Amia Franz Official BIO & CURRENT NEWS

Amia Franz, singer, writer, music producer, and performer in the Sophisti-pop, chillout, funk , contemporary smooth Jazz, soft rock genres. http://www.amiamusic,com

Current picture taken in Chicago by Celebrity Photographer Ken Weingart

If you dig Alternative, Contemporary sounds of Sophisti Pop, Funk and soulful Soft Rock, you’ll be hypnotized with Amia’s unique sultry vocal delivery over her own beautiful music productions….

“Rock on Amia! You have shown your true fans, business associates and family, that you have great talent, stamina, courage, and vision!” Team Amia (to be announced) 

Current picture taken in Chicago by Celebrity Photographer Ken Weingart

Current picture taken in Chicago by Celebrity Photographer Ken Weingart

Current picture taken in Chicago by Celebrity Photographer Ken Weingart

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Current Music Reviews From Those Personally Involved With Amia’s 2022  Music productions

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 “Amia unleashes, sultry vocals and jazzy instrumentation, allows the listener to get lost in the sentiment of it all and think of their significant other or imagine being at a show watching Amia with her band enjoying the ambiance over a bottle of wine! Listeners should be excited for what’s to come, when mastered songs release as Amia has some funky, uptempo songs that are made to excite the listener both digitally and with future live performances for a cross demographic audience!” Nashville producer Kara Greskovic www.karagrescovick.com

“This musician is a phenomenal talent. She makes wonderful music and is a true artist in her field. It was an absolute joy working and collaborating with her. I look forward to further collaborations. Thank you so much for a terrific experience.!!!” Jordan Griggs Canadian composer, arranger, orchestrator, conductor, violinist, violist, pianist, performer and teacher of all styles of music. He began his musical studies at the age of 2 on the violin and from there started composing and conducting. Grigg’s music catalogue contains well over 1500 works including 41 symphonies and 41 string quartets. Grigg’s works have been recorded on CD, aired on the CBC, commissioned and performed all over the world.

“You are a great artist and a great person! It’s a privilege to collaborate with you!!! It’s super easy to work with!!!!” Philkeys keyboard player studio musician  

ART FOR AUCTION PAGE AND BIDDING DETAILS GO TO https://www.amiamusic.com/amiafranzartformusicauction 

FILM ESTHER AND THE PRINCE FILM written by Amia Franz

Amia took 5 years, 2017 – 2021 studying and working 4 drafts, until the script was finalized in November 2021. Film project is now in the hands of a director (writes for a mainstream TV show and who polished the my final draft for my script adding back story) and is coordinating all activities to develop a feature film beginning in 2022.

“Esther And The Prince is a unique story for film that will captivate your heart with amazing characters, romance and high sea adventure. So happy to have been given the opportunity to read Amia’s brilliant film story she has written the script for!” Theatrical friend Janet Merchant

“Pleasure working with Amia! Fun script and very clear vision! Excited to see what comes of it!!” Film director (to be announced)

Amia Day job at Eden Health Shop and resident Graphic Designer.Fine Artist

Amia Franz mural wall painting on cement blocks and pond painted on floor at Eden Health Shop
Amia Franz partial Mural snake snake detail
Amia Franz Logo design for Eden Health Shop
Amia Franz logo for http://www.amiamusic.com career

RECORDING EXTRAORDINARY LOVE 11 SONG ALBUM

I am honored to have Nashville producer Kara Greskovic, who is the pre-studio recording music and vocal review producer for all 11 songs. Amia began working with Kara, on 5/13/2022, has reviewed and approved the music, that she will mix and master after Amia works with her in Nashville, summer 2022, in a Nashville studio laying vocals for songs “I Believe” and “Extraordinary Love”. Kara also reviewed and approved, another original song called “It’s Been A Long Time” that Amia will also be recording vocals in Nashville along with the other 8 songs they are working on.

ALBUM SONG LIST 

Extraordinary Love 

Shadow Box 

It’s Been A Long Time 

I Believe

Parked

Walk On By Me

Your Love Touched Me

Cosmic Girl

She’s Not The One

When You Can’t Back Down

Deep Love (Kara will produce a DJ remix of original song from 2011 album)

 Extraordinary Love – “Amia’s production style takes the listener on a journey. From a beautiful string intro to electric guitars playing strumming throughout, the listener is sure to be thrown into a musical wonderland. The soothing vocals are the cherry on top to this piece that you’re sure to replay after the first listen. This is a huge improvement from the first demo draft I heard on Amia’s youtube channel (go to Amia Franz Official) , super impressed! ” – Kara Greskovic, Nashville Music Producer (karagreskovic.com)

Amia’s Unique Vocals Shine –  “Amia unleashes, sultry vocals and jazzy instrumentation,allows the listener to get lost in the sentiment of it all and think of their significant other or imagine being at a show watching Amia with her band enjoying the ambiance over a bottle of wine! Listeners should be excited for what’s to come, when mastered songs release as Amia has some funky, uptempo songs that are made to excite the listener both digitally and with future live performances for a cross demographic audience!” Nashville producer Kara Greskovic www.karagrescovick.com

ART FOR MUSIC AUCTION EVENTS 2022

INTERVIEWS

LIVE video interview with Shoggy Tosh Thursday October 21st w music artist Amia Franz. https://youtu.be/AxuPYAL-Tjw

RECORDING PROJECTS

“I never rush anything. Time is not of the essence, when the quality means more than anything else”. Amia Franz

BAND TO FORM AROUND NEW RECORDING PROJECT

Amia Franz Band rehearsals begin right after the first 2 original songs “I Believe” and album title track “Extraordinary Love” vocals are recorded in Nashville. An Amia Franz band with artist promo to be produced with the help of Kara Greskovic. Annoouncments of all activities on social media @amiasingersongs on twitter.

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 Brian 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 (https://twitter.com/PaulMetsa and fan of Amia’s who followers her and interacts with her on her twitter page) “Paper Tigers” Album concert, in Minneapolis, at First Avenue at the start of her career.

Leading up to her current 2022 project, Amia’s goal has always been to release her originals songs, singing them, writing the lyrics, and writing and producing the music. She is now working with JAra Greskoic out of Nashville to fulfill that dream!

Amia is a dancerm and will be serving up choreographed dance numbers in her live band shows. Here is her taking a break at the family Eden Heath Shop store, practicing her moves

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.

Current music album project Stay tuned for Amia’s current music album project release dates of her new project and video documentation of her recording sessionsm with the assistance of Kara Greskovic in Nashville a;ong with others she knows who will work with Amia in the studio!

ART FOR MUSIC projects – Amia Franz the visual Artist

Amia Franz mixed media self portrait available to purchase Glicee prints here amiamusic.com/amiafranzartformusic

Fan of Amia commissioned her to paint this portrait

The following pages on the net are the only legitimate pages to follow: 

Personal Website – http://www.amiamusic.com www.amiamusic.com

Twitter- @amiasingersongs https://twitter.com/amiasingersongs

SoundCloud- https://soundcloud.com/amia-franz

Reverbnation- .https://www.reverbnation.com/amiasingersongwriter

Facebook-

Youtube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/user/mrjfranz1971

Amia Franz Word Press  Blog- https://amiafranzofficial.wordpress.com/

REVIEWS

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

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