StreetcredMusic: Maggie Rose, "Have A Seat" Tour. New York, Chicago


Maggie Rose

I'm not a journalist. I'm not good at mashing adjectives and superlatives to form a 'critical' opinion. I do have eyes and ears. I know what I see and I know what I hear.They have served me well in the seventy plus years I have been listening to music.

What I see when I watch Maggie Rose perform live is, a woman and her music. I attended two shows in the last week (December 18th) of the "Have A Seat" tour, which by the way began in July.

What I saw was 110 percent. A woman who did not back up one inch in any of her performances, after six months. Every show was from the gut and her heart. Two different audiences, the Brooklyn crowd and the Chicago mid-west gang. Both were buzzing about what they had just seen.

I read reviewers who write "she's gifted"... "she has a gift" Maggie has several gifts. She has a heart, a personality, a stage presence, and the voice. A versatile voice with range and a soul. And she leaves it all out there every night. Her lyrics are, simple, universal, and attached to melodic lines that stay with you. Her musicians, her support group on stage, is top notch.

Maggie sings from the inside out. "All good art is self revelation"

Whatever you do, don't tell Maggie...It is what it is.

Here are some images from the shows~~ VIDEO~Maggie Rose

Pete Carma and Maggie Rose




StreetcredMusic: Kristin Hoffmann, "Water Of Life"

 Kristin Hoffmann

 Water of Life" was created as a special new piece of music to celebrate the first World UNITY Water Day, June 24th, 2020...graciously commissioned by the organization UNITY EARTH. I designed the music to re-encode listeners with the feeling, movement, emotion and sacredness of water, helping us to viscerally re-member that we ourselves are Water Beings.


 My personal mission is to amplify awareness and healing through the vehicles of song, sound, powerful storytelling, and wellness. Music and the arts have the unique ability to catalyze heart-rooted change and a sense of inner-connectedness to all things. Through portals of heightened creativity, love, and light we are re-sparked into states of infinite flow and possibility.

It’s an honor to weave with you on your journey of self and collective discovery! 


Kristin's web site



StreetcredMusic: Songs About 2020. Natalie Gelman and Maggie Rose

 Songs about 2020, unquestionably the worst year of their young lives. 

  Natalie Gelman   and   Maggie Rose  have composed songs for us to reflect.


VIDEO: Offical, Natalie Gelman 2020


Natalie Gelman


VIDEO: Maggie Rose Official 2020 

Maggie Rose

Two great tunes written in the troubled times of 2020!!

          Thank you ladies!


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StreetcredMusic. The Coming Of A Star. Maggie Rose

 The coming of a star. Maggie Rose

       Her latest album, "Have A Seat"

For Rose, the charmed experience of recording in Muscle Shoals has catalyzed the start of a thrilling new era in her musical evolution. “Working with musicians of that caliber and knowing they were giving my music so much attention definitely made me thrive,” she says. “I felt so safe going deep into the emotional places within the songs, and I think you can feel that love and camaraderie when you listen to the record.” At the same time, Have a Seat is undeniably the sound of an artist fully coming into her own, without concession or compromise. “I’ve worked in this industry for over a decade, and I feel like I’ve finally carved out a lane that’s genre-bending and all my own,” she says. “I had to really fight to find that space for myself, and this record is my way of staking my claim.”


VIDEO: "What Are We Fighting For" Maggie Rose 


Maggie's website

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Kayce Laine, StreetcredMusic. The Original Pianowomen Series

I had the idea for a #pianowomen series in 2016.

This was the first day of shooting. With one of the best #pianowomen, 

and vocalists I know. Kayce Laine

Here's what Kayce has been up to since this video in 2016. Vibrational Healing


StreetcredMusic: Songs Of Summer. Madeleine Peyroux and Janis Joplin

 Songs for Summer

 Madeleine Peyroux 

    Young Madeleine moved to Paris with her mother in 1987 following her parents divorce. “To soothe me during the upheaval”, she recalls, “I was given a guitar and took to playing in the streets almost immediately.”

 VIDEO: Madeleine Peyroux "Summer Wind"

 The curious teenager started skipping school to frequent the city’s Latin Quarter where street musicians dwelled, keen to learn about their music and way of life. At 16, the fearless teen joined the Lost Wandering Blues and Jazz Band with whom she toured the streets of Europe, discovering Bessie Smith and Billie Holiday while “voraciously picking up all the songs and all the guitar playing” she could.




 Madeleine’s thirst for creative exploration is unfading and her willingness to face creative challenges remains as solid now as it was three decades ago.

 Madeleine's web site HERE






Songs for Summer     

  Janis Joplin         

VIDEO: "Summertime" Janis Joplin             


 Joplin died of an accidental heroin overdose in 1970 aged 27, after releasing three albums (two with Big Brother, and one solo album). A second solo album, Pearl, was released in January 1971, just over three months after her death. It reached number one on the Billboard charts. She was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995. Rolling Stone ranked Joplin number 46 on its 2004 list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time[11] and number 28 on its 2008 list of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time. She remains one of the top-selling musicians in the United States, with Recording Industry Association of America certifications of 18.5 million albums sold.


  The One and Only. Janis Joplin


StreetcredMusic, Videos, For Women Only... Michelle Mangione

 StreetcredMusic is a totally non-profit blog. Supporting #indiewomen in the arts. #Globally... Since 2010. Based in New York City

Michelle Mangione  

About Michelle...😍

With her band, cajon (box drum), drums and acoustic guitar, songwriter Michelle Mangione challenges the world of live music to rise to a very intimate and honest level.

To date, she has released 4 Independent CDs and numerous independent videos.

She is frequently seen playing guitar and "feet drums" at the same time, a skill she learned out of necessity. "I couldn't afford to pay a drummer, and needed the percussive edge in our acoustic shows, so I devised a pedal driven drum set that I could play with my feet", says Michelle. 


StreetcredMusic: Lots Of Women Play Piano, Part 3. Jade Simmons and Ivete Sangalo

 StreetcredMusic: "Lots of Women Play Piano" Part 3.

 “Life is like a piano; the white keys represent happiness and the black show sadness.                              

But as you go through life’s journey, remember that the black keys also create music.” 

Video: Ivete Sangalo



"The piano keys are black and white but they sound like a million colors in your mind"


Other articles in this series::Parts 1 & 2 HERE
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StreetcredMusic: Lots Of Women Play Piano, Part 2 Carly Simon and Licia Missori

 StreetcredMusic: "Lots Of Women Play Piano" Part 2.

  Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. 

The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul.

 The one and only: Carly Simon



 Pianos, unlike people, sing when you give them your every growl. 

They know how to dive into the pit of your stomach and harmonize with your roars when you’ve split yourself open.

And when they see you, guts shining, brain pulsing, heart right there exposed in a rhythm that beats need need, need need, need need, pianos do not run... And so she plays. 

From Italy; The Music of Licia Missori

♯♮♭ Pianowomen 

 See part 1....Part 1 HERE


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