SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar.

ABOUT

GLENDA BRISCOE (AKA MAMA G) IS ALSO A NATIVE WEST VIRIGINIAN WHO GREW UP IN THE LOCAL MUSIC SCENE. PERFORMING ON STAGE FOR THE FIRST TIME AT THE AGE OF THREE, PARTICIPATING IN ALL COUNTY AND ALL STATE CHOURUS AS WELL AS MUSICAL THEATER, BY THE AGE OF 15 SHE HAD BECOME THE YOUTH CHOIR DIRECTOR FOR PROVIDENCE BABTIST CHURCH. DURING THIS TIME SHE AND HER SISTER HAD FORMED A GOSPEL DUO CALLED THE SLAWTER SISTERS WHO PREFORMED AT VARIOUS CHURCHES, BENEFITS AND REVIVALS IN THE STATE. AFTER APPEARING AT SEVERAL VENUES IN NASHVILLE TENNESSE, SHE RECORDED A CD IN NASHVILLE. UPON RETURNING HOME SHE BECAME ASSOCIATED WITH MANY OF THE LOCAL BANDS AT THE TIME PREFORMING WITH THE SOUTHERN MIX BAND, THE DIRT ROAD BAND, SOUTHERN SOUND BAND, THE POURHOUSE CREW, THE FREEBEER BAND, AND THE ROUTE SIXTY ROCKERS AS WELL AS TWO TIME NATION FLATPICKING CHAMPION ROBERT SHAFER. SHE HAS RECORDED AND PERFORMED A LARGE VARIETY OF GREAT LOCAL MUSICIANS.
HER VOCAL INFLUENCES ARE VARIED AND MANY, RANGING FROM CLASSIC GREATS SUCH AS JANIS JOPLIN, BILLIE HOLIDAY, PATSY CLINE, TO STEVE PERRY, THE BEATLES, ELVIS PRESLEY, NAT COLE, AND FRANK SINATRA.

Screen name:
glenda2016
Member since:
Sep 26 2016
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

JANIS JOPLIN, BILLIE HOLIDAY, PATSY CLINE, TO STEVE PERRY, THE BEATLES, ELVIS PRESLEY, NAT COLE, AND FRANK SINATRA. ARETHA FRANKLIN BB KING FREDDY MERCURY ETTA JAMES

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Expert
Other:
Beginner

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