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Susan Osborn

How would you describe your music?

Beautiful! have been working in Japan almost exclusively for over 20 years

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

Engineer, Artist, Marketing Design etc...

Describe your gear.

DIgital Performer. Mac

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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?

We may have a slightly different perspective on sound at times. Have had to really work to get technical skill. Learned mush from my male friends.

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Do you see differences between generations of women musicians?

There are more women making a living as Musicians now I think. They are so inspiring to me.

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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?

Odetta once told me.....always, take silent time before you make sound. And learn teh power of repetition...repetition, repetition, repetition!

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Why did you choose to play the instrument you play?

Hmmmm...everyone was playing the guitar. Came to piano much later. Violin was my elementary school choice...love the sound.

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