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. “My sound is influenced primarily by artists I listen to, Sade and Jamiroquai . One of the songs I wrote for my forth coming 2020 album I am calling “Extraordinary Love”, by the same name, unplugged on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXn5TGqa0pA . I go into the recording studio this fall through the winter months to record my vocals over the instrumental music I created for 13 brand new songs for this album.” Amia Franz
Amia Franz is also a solo guitarist. She has written 8 original solo guitar instrumentals she plays and will perform with her newly forming live band. Her solo compositions are influenced by notable players George Benson, Wes Montgomery, Eric Clapton and others. Her instrumental only compositions are influenced primarily by Brain Culbertson and Paul Hardcastle.
Amia’s past experience is primarily writing songs and the music for them 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 her goal has been to release her own music she produces with the help of the best producers and musicians in the business between 2004 – 2011. In 2004, 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. This led to Amia going out on her own to work on the music for her newest album that reflects her loyalty to the Sade sound Amia style!
You can find out more about Amia Franz by going to the following page links:
Youtube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/user/mrjfranz1971
Amia Franz Word Press Blog- https://amiafranzofficial.wordpress.com/
Reviews (with more to come)
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