Sy Smith, singer/songwriter & recording artist, is our very special guest in this week’s podcast episode. Sy discusses her 20 year career in the music industry, 18 of which as an independent artist. Her amazing journey includes performance collaborations with such artists as Thundercat, Kamasi Washington and Foreign Exchange as well as performing live background vocals for such musical icons as Whitney Houston, Chaka Khan, Brandy and Kenny Lattimore to name a few in addition to being a background vocalist for the hit TV show American Idol. In addition to her current solo performances and releases, she currently tours with jazz trumpeter Chris Botti which even landed her an opportunity to share the stage with Sting. Sy provides a very honest conversation about her journey in music which includes going from not being confident to now being extremely free and bold in who she is an artist. In addition, she shares her personal and professional habits that contribute to her success as well as provides excellent advice to independent artists including the importance of being well prepared and leaning into your individuality to set yourself apart from others. Listeners will gain extremely valuable information and gain a high level of insight on how you must constantly be a learner and stay ready for what’s to come ahead in the journey of pursuing music goals.
To learn more about Sy Smith, follow her at:
Twitter & IG: @syberspace
Online Store: syberspace.bigcartel.com
Tour dates: https://bnds.us/rpj52v