Jamila

Vocalist/ Creative Songwriter

Jamila on SoundBetter

I am amazing at this because I always give it 1000%. Music is my gift and my passion.

20+ years of singing (church, weddings, funerals, bands and reunions)
15+ years of songwriting
10+ years of studio recording experience

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Interview with Jamila

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: I did background vocals for a song currently selling on Amazon.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: My first mixtape

  5. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  6. A: I will put 1000% efforts into making your product/project my best work.

  7. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  8. A: Freedom to be me unapologetically

  9. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  10. A: Do I have background vocalists? No. I do my own background vocals. How come your not famous yet? Timing is everything

  11. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  12. A: How will the product be used? When will it be released? What are my rights to the product?

  13. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  14. A: Your search should stop here.

  15. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  16. A: Paper, pen, record/playback device, headphones, and a microphone.

  17. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  18. A: I've been singing over 20 years and songwriting for over 15 years. I've offered my gifts in the form of services for only close friends and family. I ready to take myself to the next level by broadening my clientele to the public.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Multi

  21. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  22. A: Eric Bellinger, I love his style and his music is everywhere.

  23. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  24. A: Accept constitutive criticism, but be careful of too many opinions.

  25. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  26. A: R&B Soul

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: Singing

  29. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  30. A: I bring pure untapped vocal talent. I have great range and a distinct voice.

  31. Q: What's your typical work process?

  32. A: Singing: With instructions I can sing it exactly how the client wants. Without instructions once I hear the melody perfectly in my head. Then I'll practice it out loud until it sounds identical. Writing: I hear the music and you give the topic. If I feel an instant chemistry I will sort of freestyle some ideas for about 5 minutes. Then the words start flowing. If there's no instant connection, I listen to the music repeatedly and the song comes together in sections in a jumbled order. Then I shape the song in the order it should be.

  33. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  34. A: Beyonce, Jhene Aiko, Rhianna, Eric Bellinger, K. Michelle, Brandy, SWV

  35. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  36. A: Adding vocals, lyrics, or both to whatever projects I work on.

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