Podcast 112 – Interview With Vocalist/Composer/Educator Lenora Helm Hammonds

Lenora Zenzalai Helm, vocal jazz musician, composer & educator, is our very special guest in this week’s podcast episode #112.  Lenora shares an extremely dynamic career path in music that began with her attending Berklee College of Music being the first African American woman to graduate with a degree in film scoring to working at music labels such as Sony to now being an assistant professor of music at North Carolina Central University.  Lenora provides a brief discussion of the challenges of being a female in the music industry and how she has navigated the ups and downs especially as she is on the heels of releasing a new big band music album “For the Love of Big Band due this March. Listeners will gain incredible insight on how the path to a music career is never straight and that there are many ways to achieve success while fulfilling creative goals and interests..  

To learn more about Lenora Helm, visit:Website: www.lenorahelm.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/lenora.helmIG/Twitter: @lenorahelm