LeAnna Mosley
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Singer-songwriter/musician/poetress/artist. I was born into a highly musically inclined family thus I was born an musician/artist.

There's nothing quite like performing for people and seeing the reactions of people music has touched. I write with the intention of touching someone in someway hopefully helping people to never feel a lack of relation in this sometimes cruel and lonesome world.

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Why this name?
simple;(chuckle) it's my name
Do you play live?
Yes, I do play live. I play many different gigs and locations around the region. I am a solo performer so therefore I'm not suitable for a bar or a club but more laid back stages such as cafes, coffeehouses, open mic, dinners, etc.
I love to perform! Every gig has a special moment or two whether it be the people I meet or the places I see. I am currently looking for a band to tour.
How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry?
The internet has changed the music industry and is changing still due to more independence of artists.
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Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
The right deal ... yes of course.
Band History:
Affiliated BMI writer/composer/publisher; singer-songwriter-musician-poetress-artist born into a family with a strong musical background. Began singing at four years of age, playing the guitar at six, songwriting around ten years and expressing myself through visual art. Having roots in the styles of bluegrass and country music I soon after developed my own sound and playing style branching out from a wide variety of musical influences. Many styles like rock, folk, grunge, world, new age, classical, jazz, and the blues have amalgated into my own style.
In high school I began playing a classical guitar style thus implenting a more sophisticated sound into my compositions and in college jazz.
I've experience as a lead guitarist, back-up and lead vocalist in a local Rock band my senior year in high school. I've played various venues as a solo performer locally and regionally.

In 1999 I was in a car accident that forever changed my life. Sustaining a severe head injury I was brought back and in a coma for some time. Slept right through my eightheenth birthday until I finally awoke in Atlanta's Sherperds Center hospital (God Bless you). Basically jolted backwards to the mental capacity of a toddler I had to re-learn everything; walking, talking, reading, writing, etc. I, along with a music therapist, had to re-teach myself music. It's been a long, hard road but all thanks be to God and a loving and supportive family I'm back and better than ever! You know if I had the opportunity to change what happened you think I would? Nope. I am a true believer in everything that happens happens for a reason. In all actuality I'm a better musician and artist after the fact. I'm here for a reason and I believe I know that reason.

My goals in music and art are such that I am looking not only to continually broaden my creative aesthetic but touch people's lives abroad. May you listen and take something with you when you go ... God Bless.

- LeAnna Mosley

I am in the world only for the purpose of composing. - Franz Schubert

Music is my life at the expense of everything else in my life. - Stan Getz

If my poetry is aimed at achieving anything it is to deliver people from the limited ways in which they see and feel. - Jim Morrison

Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door. - Emily Dickenson

You will rise in wake with the morning sun only to realize that Only time has passed you by. - LeAnna Mosley

Your influences?
That's a little difficult to answer. Musical styles influence me more than anything. I listen to a broad range of music but if I were to choose artists who have influenced me more than the next here's what I will say. Bob Seger,Joni Mitchell,Fleetwood Mac,Stevie Nicks,Heart,Sheryl Crow, Jeff Buckley,Led Zeppelin,Sarah McLachlan, Rickie Lee Jones, U2,Pink Floyd,Paula Cole, Tori Amos,Eric Johnson,Beethoven,Miles Davis, Thelonius Monk,Soundgarden,Chris Cornell,Stone Temple Pilots,Alice n Chains,Tom Waits, G'N'R,etc,etc,etc...
Favorite spot?
The world is too vast and unseen by my eyes to really say.
Equipment used:
I play Taylor acoustic guitars. Dean Archtop for jazz, B.C. Rich and Fender solidbody electric guitars. Yamaha Classical.
Peavey and Crate amps. and Behringer V-Amp. Shure vocal performance mic and Rode condenser.
Anything else...?
Listen and enjoy and take something with you when you go.