MT/Tracey: Hello Jennifer, beautiful to meet you. Can you inform us exactly where you are from?
Jennifer: Hello Tracey, I’m so glad to meet you as well! I am from Indianapolis , Indiana.
MT/Tracey: When did you start music/singing and can you inform us what sort of music you like to sing?
Jennifer: I began singing at a young age performing at events and singing in many competitions . I began my skilled music profession three years ago and it is been a excellent journey from the start off . I enjoy singing diverse genres of music , but my favourite is Modern day Nation .
MT/Tracey: You have a powerful association with a couple of charities, can you inform us what your connection is with assisting these with Down Syndrome, the children’s hospital and kids with cancer?
Jennifer: I completely love functioning with charities and organizations that give children hope and joy every single day. They have the purest hearts. I enjoy functioning and performing for the Down Syndrome Foundation of Indiana. The children are great & so complete of enjoy & joy. I execute for the Stroll-a-thon every single year to support raise cash for the organization. I also volunteer at Riley’s Young children Hospital as component of the “Team Joey” foundation. We gather Legos for the children and distribute them by space about Christmas time & back to college time. It is normally superb to see their smiling faces when they obtain their present. I enjoy getting the privilege to execute for these children as nicely. They have gone by way of so substantially in their young lives. It humbles me and tends to make me delighted. I know these children are battling their personal battles and if I can give them a couple of hours of happiness, I really feel like I’ve completed my job . I also operate with the “Sertoma” Club twice a year on their “Clothe A Child” Drive. My household and I are assigned a deserving household and we operate with them to get garments for the college year as nicely as garments about the Holidays. Following they obtain their garments based on the time of year, they are either shocked with a backpack complete of supplies for the college year or they are shocked by a guest look from Santa! They also obtain a couple of gifts from him as well! It is normally a entertaining and unique & genuinely humbling to see these children so thrilled to obtain new underwear, socks. footwear, coats & garments. It genuinely puts points we take for granted in viewpoint.
MT/Tracey: I see you have very a couple of shows and events booked till the finish of the year. How quite a few shows/gigs would you do on typical each and every month?
Jennifer: I enjoy to execute in Nashville, Tennessee and about Indiana. I have some huge performances coming up such as performing in Atlanta for the International Singer Songwriters Awards. I can not wait to execute there and meet all of the outstanding Indie Artists who are finalists for the awards. Concerning performances, I generally schedule three-four shows a month , some public and some private.
MT/Tracey: Do you create your personal music? If so, do you also collaborate with other writers?
Jennifer: Yes, I do each. I have worked with various diverse co-writers on collaborations and I’ve also been writing on my personal. I am pretty new to writing so it is absolutely a understanding course of action. I’ve been blessed to co-create with some quite incredible individuals like Sheri Lynn , Dave Lucid and James Davis. I enjoy covering songs as well. I have been covering songs that have created an effect on me in some way and have grow to be my favorites . I’m certain I will continue to do so.
MT/Tracey: When it comes time for a single, EP or Album release, do you set up a precise time frames and strategy a particular quantity of releases inside particular time frames, or do you release music when it feels very good and prepared?
Jennifer: I set up time frames for all of my releases . I generally have a game strategy for my subsequent song & when it will come out. More than the previous two years, I’ve attempted to release a cover or an original month-to-month.
My strategy is to come out with an album late summer season with a lot of the favorites that I have completed as nicely as originals on the album. I’d also like to incorporate extra of my tapping into my music as the percussion like I did on my single, Unique Drummer.
MT/Tracey: Can you inform us who produces your music?
Jennifer: I am quite blessed to operate with an incredible producer, Mike Champlin outdoors of Indianapolis. He has a attractive state of the art studio which is referred to as “Neon Cornfields”. He has created an incredible effect on me and I actually love functioning with him. He has taught me so substantially.
MT/Tracey: Have you had formal singing instruction?
Jennifer: Yes ! I am quite fortunate that my mother is a sought just after Vocal Teacher in Indianapolis. I have educated with her for the previous 3 years. Prior to that I was heavily into dance and getting a dance teacher and choreographer. All of my spare time went towards my dancing . So singing has only not too long ago grow to be my principal passion.
MT/Tracey: Who’s involved with the selection creating when it comes time to release a single or tracks placed on an album or EP?
Jennifer: It is a joint selection in between my group and I . Myself, vocal coach, promoter and producer, parents, all listen to my music just before we release something. Absolutely everyone delivers their feedback and we make alterations accordingly.
MT/Tracey: The music company can be recognized as a shark frenzy with a couple of individuals (even corporations) not providing artists/musicians and singers their fair share, creating it hard to trust other people in the business. How do you go about the company aspect and who aids and supports you to make the correct choices?
Jennifer: Once more, I would say my group . I preserve my circle quite modest. I entirely trust them due to the fact I know they have my greatest interests at heart . My household is also a large component of every single selection I make.
MT/Tracey: What is your ultimate extended-term aim for your singing profession?
Jennifer: It has normally been my dream to place music into the globe that alterations lives. I would enjoy to have the chance to make music and execute about the globe . I would enjoy to tour the United States, and at some point the globe . Generating a living undertaking what I enjoy would be the ultimate present .
MT/Tracey: What else do you get up to when you are not writing, singing and performing?
Jennifer: Other than singing and performing I am a dance instructor and choreographer. I have danced because I was eight years old, and because then I have been a student , a teacher , choreographer and not too long ago I have grow to be a judge for the competitive dance circuit. Dance has normally been a large component of my life and it normally will be! When it comes to hobbies, I am an avid reader, enjoy to sew and I enjoy animals.
MT/Tracey: You also co-host on the ‘Kickin’ Nation Radio Show’ with Rob Charles. Had you completed something in radio prior to the ‘Kickin’ Nation Radio Show’?
Jennifer: Yes, I was a co-host with Kevin n Williams on KDUB Hit-Nation Radio.
MT/Tracey: Do you have any pets?
Jennifer: Yes I have pets . I have two dogs , a cat and a new kitten! I also have some birds.
MT/Tracey: What’s subsequent for Jennifer Mlott? Something you would like to inform us?
Jennifer: Yes! I will be heading to Atlanta subsequent week for the International Singer Songwriters Awards. I am a finalist for “Rising Star of the Year “ and “Single of the Year”. I will also be performing at the just after celebration at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame. My aim for the summer season is to release a new album . I strategy on continuing to create and functioning on my guitar expertise.