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Stephanie Bradley, Stephanie Bradley Band

How would you describe your music?

Blues influenced pop originals

What is your role in your band? In the studio? In business or marketing decisions?


Describe your gear.

guitar, pa

Related Themes: Gear

Do you think being a woman and a musician is different from being a man and a musician? If so, how? Was there a moment that made a difference clear to you?

"No, except for the expectations and fears of my possessive family. Leading the band with a guitar in my hand...the difference was in immediate audience response"

Do you see differences between generations of women musicians?

"Yes, as women earn more, and have less children, they record more. "

Related Themes: Off The Clock

Did anyone ever give you any valuable advice about making your way in the music industry? What advice would you give to a woman musician just starting out?

Sing, but don't sing drunk. Avoid the jitters by practicing. Remember people want to see and hear something different. Don't be trepidacious, because there is nothing wrong with what we do. Record it when it sounds good, and when the band sounds good...there might not be another chance.

Related Themes: Advice

Why did you choose to play the instrument you play?

To lead the band

Related Themes: The First Time