Michael Gutierrez-May 8

@mikegtz 

Mass US   Feb 2007

www.mgutierrezmay.com  

Artist Bio

Influences:   I have a kind of folk-pop sensibility so artists like Ed Sheeran and Maggie Rogers are currently strong influences. I appreciate songs with strong lyrics and a little bit of poetry to them.

I am in my early 60's and for the past 30 years or so, music and songwriting have been my most active avocation. I also like screenplay writing. In September 2017, my first full length album, Firefly In A Jar Of Emotion was released and fully half of those songs came out of FAWM sessions. For the past 12 years, this has been my laboratory. And it is always challenging and fun!

I am not sure what this year will bring. I have songs for an album in mind. I have joined two songwriters groups in my area and I have also joined Drooble, which is kind of an international artist platform at https://drooble.com/michael.gutierrez.... I belong to the Rhode Island Songwriters Association (RISA at https://www.risongwriters.com/) even though I live across the border in Uxbridge, Mass. There's a lot going on in my area and the energy is very sustaining.

I am posting publicly my collaboration project with Peter Watkinson (Sapient) and Marie Tueje from 2009, Sunday Afternoon 5pm for the first time in the hopes of making it onto some streaming playlists. I have always been very proud of this and it really was a happy accident. I posted lyrics, couldn't think of music for them and then the lyrics were found by Marie and Peter who were paired for a collaboration through February Album Writing Month that year. The result was this incredible song. This is the link through Bandcamp. You can also find it on Spotify and Apple Music under the name SA5PM.

Enjoy: https://mgutierrezmay.bandcamp.com/tr...

Good to see everyone again!

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  • @cherok40 3 days

    Thank you for listening to my tracks and for your nice comments. I will spend time during the coming weekend listening to songs and will for sure include yours on my "playlist".

  • @ianuarius  3 days

    Hey Michael! How's it going?

  • @mikeb 3 days

    Thanks for the welcome, are you going to be at the FAWM Showcase tonight at the Serendipity?

  • @andygetch  3 days

    Hey Mike, thanks for the note and encouragement πŸ˜€

  • @coolparadiso  3 days

    Likewise Mike. Ill check some stuff out!

  • @leomozi  3 days

    Hi, Mike! Nice to meet you too. Thanks for your comments on Drosera!

  • @chandra83  6 days

    Thank-you. <3

  • @chandra83  1 week

    Hi Mike!
    If you want to have a go at "Quakes," feel free! πŸ˜€

  • @cloudboy 1 week

    Thanks, Mike! We'll see what February throws at me.

  • @hoppiern  1 week

    Thanks for your kind comments on my song!! 😊

  • @lhcisco  2 weeks

    Sup Mike!! Glad to see you man.

  • @devin  2 weeks

    Thanks for stopping by Mike πŸ˜€

    I’m all set to rock....we get to start soon!

  • @nuj4x 2 weeks

  • @nancihobson1  2 weeks

    Hi Mike! Happy FAWM πŸ˜€

  • @psyt 2 weeks

    Hi Mike, have a good FAWM. πŸ˜€

  • @petra777 3 weeks

    *waves*

  • @marthie 3 weeks

    Hello
    Happy FAWMing 2019.
    Looking forward to hear what you come up with this February.
    I am planning to focus on songs for Easter in this year’s FAWM.
    Let’s play, write and listen!🎢🎢🎢🎢
    xxx
    Marthie- #WOmanOnFire

  • @mikegtz  3 weeks

    Thanks, Tammy and best wishes with your new duo.

  • @tamsnumber4  4 weeks

    It wouldn't be FAWM without you....