In the pic on the left,is our Songsalive! LA Workshop team. In the middle, Rik Lawrence our LA Workshop Coordinator. Surrounded by the "roses" volunteers Danielle Carter and Jessica Akintunde. Together, they are a powerful trio.
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GILLI MOON - President and Co-Founder
Gilli Moon is an Australian singer, songwriter, recording artist, pianist, actor, producer, author, painter, motivator, entrepreneur, visionary and empowering community builder. Gilli Moon is the quintessential renaissance woman, with a ceaseless contribution to the creative and artist community at large. gilli moon is somethin' else. So unique, you'll fall in love with all 5 feet of this tiny, but GRAND singer-songwriter, gilli moon. She has a lot to say, inspires many indie artists around the world with her story and rise in the music biz with her own label, creating this beautiful non-profit songwriters organization, and her effervescence. Don't miss her in your life. Enjoy the journey with her.
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MIKE V - Media Coordinator
With his blues inflected vocals and percussive guitar Mike V has performed in venues throughout Southern California. Performing "Classic Rock with a Twist" Mike plays original songs with some cool classic rock covers thrown in the mix. Mike V's original songs tell stories that reflect real life and real emotions from family man's view of the world. Mike V has been a performing musician for over 20 years performing both as a solo artist and a member of the band Narrow Crossing. Mike currently hosts the South Bay Songwriters Roundtable and is currently working on his first CD. As a volunteer for Songsalive! Mike co-hosts the Songsalive! monthly Los Angeles Songwriters Showcase. Mike is also a member of the Kings Harbor Church worship team.. Originally from Long Island, New York, Mike moved to Southern California in 1980, because of the weather of course. J He’s been married to his wife Ann for over 30 years. They have two boys Chris and Steven, both of whom are budding musicians, Chris - Guitar, Steven – Bass.
RIK LAWRENCE - Workshop Coordinator
bio coming soon
JIMI YAMAGISHI - Community Manager
Industry awareness and relationships of Songsalive! through events and promotions. With over a quarter century in the industry, Jimi is also the current head of the SongNet, a Pasadena CA. based songwriter's org. As a writer & producer, much of his work can be found all over the world. He's a guest columnist in several publications & is known to network with everything & anyone connected to songwriting. An accomplished guitarist, Jimi builds most of his own instruments, & previously owned one of the more highly respected guitar shops in Hollywood. "A smile & a handshake are your most important assets in any business." When you meet him, you'll know why.
Jessica is a Graduate of Mount St. Mary's College majoring in both Sociology (with an Emphasis in Family Relations) & Film/Social Justice and has begun her Masters in Social Work at USC. Jessica lives in Los Angeles and in her spare time loves to catch a show/concert at different Los Angeles venues, her favorite being the KeyClub. Jessica is an awesome workshop helper and brings it ON all the time, and hopes to one day work at a record label or film studio.
Danielle Carter is a singer, songwriter and recording artist from Pasadena, California. She loves the duplicity of writing behind the scenes and performing live as a vocalist. Danielle enjoys collaborating with other talented writers, singers and musicians. In addition to her solo project, she is a lead singer for the funk soul band Illegal Download Collection and a vocalist for Roxie Sakura & The Ki. With the same drive and conviction carried over from her former career in finance, Danielle continues to form partnerships and create music with talented musicians who challenge each other to learn, grow and create empowering music. www.daniellewcarter.com