Monday, February 26, 2024

Proficient Artist Sharon Hendrix Speaks To Us About Her Music, Her Inspirations, And What’s Subsequent For Her Unimaginable Profession


We’ve been writing in regards to the extraordinary Sharon Hendrix for almost 3 years now. The unbelievable artist has collaborated with a who’s who of artists a mile lengthy, and now she’s additionally making nice strides in her solo profession, exhibiting off her expertise as she ought to. We should always have spoken with Sharon a very long time in the past – however now now we have, and we hope you get as a lot out of our interview as we did.

Your new single, ‘It Takes Two’, is a duet between you and Marvin Robinson. How did you two first meet? When did you uncover your voices labored so nicely collectively?

Marvin and I met after we have been youngsters. We each carried out in an internationally recognized, Academy Award-winning, singing group, The Younger People, and our friendship has lasted over 50 years. I’ve all the time been an enormous fan of Marvin’s expertise and we each had a dream that we might at some point sing a duet collectively.  

You set out in your music path if you have been a mere two years previous – is {that a} clear reminiscence to you?

It’s such a transparent reminiscence to me! We have been attending an Easter service at an enormous, magnificent church in San Francisco. I keep in mind I used to be sitting between my mom and my Aunt Mitzi, and the choir started singing an up-tempo, thrilling hymn, and I can keep in mind the music crammed my soul, and I stood up on the pew and simply began singing my coronary heart out. I keep in mind all of the folks in entrance flip round and smiling at me and clapping their fingers and my mom and Aunt Mitzi simply laughing and smiling and it was essentially the most magical second for a two-year-old lady feeling.

‘It Takes Two’ is an absolute basic, initially sung by Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston. Clearly you’re impressed by the classics, however what different artists encourage you and why?

I’m impressed by so many artists, from Leontyne Value, to Danny Hathaway, to Yo Yo Ma, to Stanley Clarke. There’s a connection to an open channel that transcends actuality… it turns into magical. It’s like they’re linked to one thing not of this Earth.

Have you ever ever been given any recommendation over your profession that’s seen you thru and inspired you in your musical journey? Do you be at liberty to share that with us?

The best lesson I’ve realized is to do the work. To maintain the channel open… you don’t even have to love what you do, however it’s a present that we every have. And there is just one of you. In case you don’t share the present you’re given, it is going to be misplaced eternally. So do the work and preserve your channel open.

What’s subsequent for you? What can followers count on?

Proper now, I’m working continuous within the Barry Manilow Present. We carried out at Carnegie Corridor a month in the past after which carried out 5 offered out nights at Radio Metropolis Music Corridor, with exhibits at our residency in Las Vegas. I’ve had no time to even take into consideration future plans. I’m working continuous proper now.

Lastly, what query do you want somebody would ask you in an interview, however no one ever does? And what’s the reply to that query?

I’m by no means requested about my private life. When I’ve down time, what’s my life like. It’s actually fairly stunning and the enjoyment of my life. We’ve got a ravishing blended household filled with variety and a rainbow tribe of magnificent kids and grandchildren. It’s my favourite position and I’m happiest once I’m with my household… the expertise and the brilliance of all our household fills me with the best pleasure of my life. 

Watch the music video for Sharon Hendrix’s newest single, ‘It Takes Two’, beneath. You will discover out extra about Sharon Hendrix and her music on-line on her official web siteFbTwitter, and Instagram.

Sharon Hendrix - It Takes Two feat. Marvin Robinson (Official Music Video)



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