Below is Laura Sullivan’s press release in connection with the upcoming Grammys:
Laura Sullivan’s release LOVE’S RIVER is nominated for Best New Age Album, making Sullivan the 9th woman nominated as a solo or main artist in the 27-year history of the New Age category.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014
Pianist, composer and recording artist Laura Sullivan’s critically-acclaimed album LOVE’S RIVER is nominated for the 2014 Best New Age Album Grammy® Award. Sullivan is only the 9th woman nominated as a solo or main artist in the New Age category’s 27-year history. Additionally, LOVE’S RIVER was executive produced and marketed entirely independently by Sullivan with her producer and husband, Eric, from their San Francisco-area home studio and via their label, Sentient Spirit Records.
LOVE’S RIVER is Sullivan’s seventh album. It climbed to #2 on the ZoneMusicReporter chart, which is the industry’s benchmark for New Age Music radio airplay.
“The music on Love’s River is warm and inviting, soothing and uplifting, and should ensure Sullivan’s place in the upper echelons of contemporary pianists.” ~ Kathy Parsons, Mainly Piano
“Laura’s new arrangements take on a mature vitality and soulfulness that makes you want to listen again and again.” ~ RJ Lannan, New Age Reporter
“This is pure sonic artistry.” ~ Brent Fischer, Grammy® Winning Producer, Composer, Arranger (Michael Jackson, Usher, Toni Braxton et al)
Years of critical support and emotional fan connection elevated Sullivan’s musical identity and contribution to a major national level. Her music has appeared on the hit television series “So You Think You Can Dance,” nationwide Hyundai commercials, and many television series and film scores. And while this is Sullivan’s first Grammy® nomination, the collaborative talent on LOVE’S RIVER carries an award-winning pedigree
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