Olivia Henry grew up in Los Angeles, singing and writing poems. At an early age, she began classical vocal training with a Belgian Opera singer, and furthered her training in jazz, contemporary, and musical theatre. While attending CalArts conservatory Olivia began teaching herself piano, and put music to her lyrics. She has since written dozens of songs, self released her debut EP Sessions in 2014, and is thrilled to be releasing her first full length album produced by Doug Makuta, part of Timbaland’s publishing imprint ole-Bluestone this summer.
Music has always been the guiding force in the life of LA songbird Olivia Henry. As an evolving young artist, Olivia trained to sing opera by day, while sneaking into L.A. clubs with a fake ID by night. As she entered early adulthood, she pursued further vocal training at CalArts (California Institute of the Arts). Olivia’s debut EP, Sessions, showed her uncanny ability to weave the rich musical threads of the past into a modern Alterna-Pop format. Her most recent album, Expectations, documents her evolution from neo-jazz darling, to large scale Cinematic Pop songstress, evoking the work of Florence & The Machine, Sia and Amy Winehouse. Lead single “In My Touch” is a strikingly modern entry into her catalogue, yet imbued with the kind of fabulous vocal risks made popular by the forbearers of jazz and soul.
Olivia has worked with Ole-Bluestone, Wrensong and most recently Position Music and S10 Entertainment writing, top lining and recording for herself and other artists.
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