Marianne's Tools of the Trade for Presenters and Promoters :-)
Promo Blurbs of Various Lengths for Your Brochures, E-mail Announcements
and Press Releases
The capsule summaries below are provided in plain text format without formatting,
and so can be copied directly into your word processor or page layout document
with minimal editing. They should be cross-platform clean.
We hope the word count will help choose when to use which!
Please see the electronic media note below
Folky, funky and everything in between. 'A sparkling performer'.
'Great songs, great sound, and a very fine guitar player'.
Marianne Grittani is a seasoned writer whose musical personality is deep
and wide, and entirely engaging. She performs her well crafted songs,
full of both intelligence and soul, with an intimacy and energy that draw
comparisons to Shawn Colvin, Sheryl Crow and early Joni.
This Vancouver singer songwriter offers up a spirited hybrid of folk, blues,
jazz and country. Engagingly warm, intelligent and entirely compelling.
She is a sparkling performer and a solid innovative guitar player with
a soul stirring voice and powerful well crafted songs. Hear some of them
on her debut CD 'Into The shimmering'.
Marianne is a seasoned writer whose musical personality is deep and wide,
and entirely engaging. She performs her well crafted songs, full
of both intelligence and soul, with an intimacy and energy that draw comparisons
to Shawn Colvin, Sheryl Crow and early Joni. Her debut CD was nominated
for a West coast Music Award and is getting international airlplay.
A recent career highlight was opening for Grammy Award winning blues artist
Marianne is a veteran singer songwriter with an impressive and varied list
of influences, reflected in her body of work. She recently recorded her
debut CD 'Into the Shimmering' which garnered her a West Coast Music Award
nomination, airplay coast to coast on CBC, and the attention of master
Blues artist Guy Davis, who invited her to open his Vancouver concert in
April. She calls her music 'folky, funky and anything in between'.
Whatever the flavour, she delivers it with soulful sincerity and
is known as 'a sparkling performer.'
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