TORONTO, Nov. 2 /CNW/ - Susan Wylde, a classically trained pianist/vocalist/songwriter, is pleased to announce the official release of Shambhala, her first jazz CD, which was nominated for an Indy Jazz Award. Shambhala contains 14 tracks drawing from traditional and contemporary jazz, blues, and pop. "Driven to Shine", one of several tracks co-written with Juno winner Eddie Bullen, is about the life of Frank Sinatra, inspired by Susan first arriving in Vegas the night Sinatra died.
Susan has been invited to perform on mainstages in and outside Canada, and has toured Canada, USA, Japan, China, Cuba, Bahamas. Susan is heading to Asia for her second tour in November. This year, Susan had a great experience opening for Grammy winner Delfeayo Marsalis.
Susan is the creator/producer/artistic director for Goddess Festival Charity Events (similar to Lilith Fair). These events have raised thousands of dollars for various charities. Susan's new fundraising project - "ONELOVE" project will give a portion of all downloads to charity. The first CD will be co-produced by Susan Wylde and Eddie Bullen (Deborah Cox, Maestro, Fefe Dobson, Glenn Lewis). Based in R&B dance, "ONELOVE" will fuse R&B dance with jazz, worldbeat, funk, rock etc. The first single (written by Susan Wylde) will be available across the internet soon.
Look for Susan's new Goddess internet radio show starting soon.
What the media is saying about Susan Wylde:
"Susan's songwriting and voice speak of clarity, vibrancy, emotional depth and soulfulness." - New York Times
"Her soulful voice, insightful lyrics and unique arrangements satisfy the senses" - Jazz Times
SOURCE GODDESS FESTIVAL INC.
For further information: For further information: Susan Wylde and Agent Julie Wilson - Licensing/Publicity/Bookings, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, (416) 576-5291, www.myspace.com/susanwylde, www.goddessfestival.net