AMP Opening Keynote: Linda Perry

Friday, October 8, 2021 at 2pm PST

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What do P!nk, Celine Dion, Alicia Keys, James Blunt, Christina Aguilera, Adele, and Gwen Stefani all have in common? All have recorded songs by the legendary Linda Perry. Perry has also composed songs and musical scores for film and television. AMP is honoured to open our weekend of programming with a one-on-one conversation between this musical icon and creative director/host of the Producer’s Lounge program Jane Aurora to go over Perry’s career and do a deep dive into her working process.

Session Participants

Grammy, Golden Globe, and Critics Choice Award-nominated producer and Songwriter Hall of Fame inductee Linda Perry is one of the most accomplished people working in music today. Since her initial fame as the lead singer of 4 Non-Blondes, she has helped shape the sounds of P!nk, Christina Aguilera, Alicia Keys, Britney Spears, and more. Perry has a longstanding relationship with The Recording Academy, and has curated legendary artist lineups for non-profit concert events such as Rock ‘N’ Relief.

Jane Aurora is a producer, musician and mix engineer. She owns Capsule Studios, the presenter of the Producers Lounge Series, which takes place in studios and at events throughout British Columbia. The Producers Lounge Vancouver was founded as an initiative to elevate female and non binary identifying music producers, and underrepresented producers and composers of all genders. Jane’s music production credits encompass internationally acclaimed artists from Australia and North America in multiple genres. Jane is the founder of Arrival Sounds, a Vancouver based music licensing company that represents 50+ diverse touring artists and composers for sync.