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Randolph Bush

Randolph Bush

How long have you been in the music business and how did you get started in the first place?

Randolph Bush: Music has always been a part of my life, as a youngster, teen group member and pretty much my adult life.

Who were your first musical influences that you can remember?

Randolph Bush: Gene McDaniels, Motown, Stax Records, The Philly Sound and Johnny Mathis.

Which artists are you currently listening to? And is there anyone of these that you’d like to collaborate with?

Randolph Bush: John Legend, Nick Jonas, Pharrell, Adele, Mary J., Lords and most definitely Pharrell.

Have you suffered any ‘resistance’ from within the industry, and if so how have you handled that, and how do you handle criticism and naysayers in general?

Randolph Bush: Resistance, getting national airplay and meeting the right people. I just keep plugging away, and promoting whenever possible. As far as criticism and naysayers that will always be no matter, some love some hate. Take the good and constructive, and keep rolling, keep believing and stay positive no matter.

Which do you ultimately prefer? Entertaining a live audience or creating songs in a studio setting?

Randolph Bush: Both have their place. There is nothing like live stage, I really enjoy performing and the studio is where a lot of magic happens. I love them both.

Tell us something about your album “All Grown Up”. Did you write the music and lyrics or did you work with a creative production team on this.

Randolph Bush: Journey of Sweet Music. Creative production team, there must have been 15-20 people hands on. From the beginning to end “All Grown Up” takes you on a journey

How would you compare the new Soul and R&B music to the classic artists of yesteryear?

Randolph Bush: The story telling of classic artists is so full & deep. New Soul is more popcorn. Example: my song Do You Remember ( it`s new school ) compared to the song I Wanna Make It Easier ( it`s old school ), compared to the song Drop It Low ( Which features R&B stylings, hip hop influences, a subtle use of paired vocal harmony, repetitive melodic phrasing and extensive vamping. )

Which ingredient do you think still makes you special and unique as a performing artist in a genre thriving with young newcomers?

Randolph Bush: My style and range of music.

Which aspect of being an independent artist and the music making process excites you most and which aspect discourages you most?

Randolph Bush: Independent creative decision. Not having the power of the big machine, to open these many needed doors.

The best piece of advice in this business you actually followed so far, and one you didn’t follow, but now know for sure that you should have?

Randolph Bush: Believe in yourself, don`t give up. Practice, practice, practice. Take music lessons, Vocal & Instrumental.

If someone has never heard your music, which 3 keywords would you personally use to describe the overall sound and style of Randolph Bush?

Randolph Bush: Journey in Sweet Music – CONTEMPORARY ADULT-ORIENTATED MUSIC

What can fans expect next from Randolph Bush in the near future, more recorded music, live performances or anything specific collaborations?

Randolph Bush: I am already back in the Studio, working on the CD ” For My Friend ” and planning a Christmas CD for the future. I do have some new people I`m in collaborations with, but can`t mention names, but there are surprises.

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