Ep. 30: Songwriter Finds Confidence & Abundance Mindset

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Jordan Coffing is a well established vocalist and songwriter in the DFW metroplex, her style is evocative and captivating, playfully finessing even the most sophisticated melodies, all the while displaying a tone that is lush and compelling.

Coffing attended the world renowned High School For the Performing and Visual arts in Houston TX and holds a degree in Vocal Jazz Performance from the internationally acclaimed University of North Texas, where she had the opportunity to learn from living legends such as Rosana Eckert, Bobby Mcferrin and Peter Eldridge.

Jordan is a seasoned session vocalist and performer. She started recording at the age of 8 singing as the voice of Tracy Partridge in the 1999 biopic "Come On Get Happy" and at 15 recorded the background vocals for a TV theme featuring Chaka Kahn. Coffing's voice is dynamic, versatile and spans multiple genres including choral, pop, jazz and country. As a performer, she has played alongside Dallas' top musicians for events such as the Industrial Street Pop Festival and Jazz On The Green at Klyde Warren Park and can also be seen performing her original music-an eclectic mix of indie rock and jazz-under the moniker RHU.

Topics discussed:

  • Growing up in Los Angeles in a musical family
  • Moving to Houston during childhood
  • Performing original music
  • Teaching voice, piano, guitar and songwriting
  • Scoring a film
  • Taking on college debt
  • Cultivating an abundance mindset
  • Working on self confidence
  • What it really means to teach music
  • The Starving Artist Stigma
  • Should your income and livelihood depend on your art?
  • The importance of mental health
  • Facing challenges as a female musician
  • Dealing with vocal health issues
  • The benefits of speech therapy, properly hydrating your vocal chords, warming up and sleep
  • Navigating the perception game
  • “Everybody has a brand”
  • What it means to be famous

Resources & names mentioned:

Connect with Jordan:

[email protected]

www.jordancoffing.com

www.rhumusic.com

 

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