Artists Name/Band: Crazyshoe Williams
Music Genre: Folk
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I started playing the piano as a child, the guitar at 15 and the dulcimer about 4 years ago. I love blues, rock and classical music, but when I play I focus on traditional music (folk, country, gospel). Now I’m studying medieval music and Cantigas de Santa Maria and an album will be released soon.
What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound?
I think folk and country are my main genres so far. I would define my sound as easy and with no frills.
How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?
From a suggestion coming from a poetry website.
What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?
Rock’n’roll, blues, country as genres.
What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?
I’m working on an arrangement of the Cantigas de Santa Maria.
What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?
So far I’m just living day by day and enjoying the appreciation of people and other artists on my music.
What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?
I still haven’t performed live.
What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus Far?
To make my music known on the most important music platforms online and to sell my albums.
What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?
I am a pure performer.
How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?
What Are Some Tracks and Artists Currently On Your Playlist?
Oh, there are many, The Dubliners, The Dillards, Merle Haggard and James Taylor just to name some of them.
What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?
I had a blog, I wrote poems and I organized wine tastings.
Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?
To be patient.
What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?
I would give more space to independent music.
How Do You Feel About Originality?
Originality is like a plant that must be watered.
Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?
No, I’m an open book.