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Ep. 34 - Fernanda Alba - Singer/Songwriter/Piano!
Episode 349th January 2024 • Gig Stories with Music People • Evan Mykl Chudnow
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Ep. 34 - Fernanda Alba - Singer/Songwriter/Piano

Fernanda Alba is a Brazilian singer, songwriter and piano player based in Los Angeles. She is formally the leader singer of the hard rock band Obsidian Silence. Her current bands are Memberz Only where she performs as backing vocals and some leads and Exa Band where she acts as singer and keyboard player. Performance

Fernanda completed in 2013 the Vocal Performance program at the prestigious LACM (Los Angeles Music Academy), where she has had the opportunity to work under internationally renowned teachers like acclaimed vocalist Dorian Holley, Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton, and accomplished bassist Jerry Watts. Through the school, she has also had the opportunity to play with heavyweight musicians like three-time Grammy nominee and Emmy Award-winning bassist Phillip Bynoe, guitarist Brad Rabuchin (Ray Charles), and many others.

Before LACM she studied four years of private music training in Carlos Gomes, one of the top conservatories in Brazil and participated in events and gigs with her teachers from World Music School

Her main influences are the symphonic metal bands Nightwish, Epica and goes to heavy rock like Evanescence, Saliva and Korn, as well the singer songwriters Tori Amos, Tamino, Agnes Obel and Aurora.

For a period of time Fernanda also sang in the Reunion band where she performed alongside the prestigious Jeff Marsh (London Symphony, London Philharmonia, music for Harry Potter Deathly Hallows and many Disney movies). She also for a period of time had a residency at the San Manuel Casino now known as Yamava Casino from 2018 to 2020. 

Currently she performs from two to five shows a week varying from venues such as the Whisky a Gogo and the Canyon Country Club to weddings, sweet sixteen, fairs, carnivals, summer events and corporate events.

E-mail :

Ig: @fernandaalbaa

GSWMP is a podcast for musicians, music lovers, and anyone who loves a good story! In-depth discussions about the music industry & gig life with a variety of musicians & creatives from all over the world!



Evan Mykl Chudnow 



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