I met with Amy all morning long regarding the Lead Me On tour and rehearsal schedule. We are so excited about these upcoming shows but there is A LOT of work to do between now and the first show. Some of this music hasn’t been played by Amy and the band in 20 years. Fortunately … Continue reading
I took this photo of Amy, Vince and their kids backstage at the Oprah Show last December and I don’t believe we ever posted it on the website. You would think it would be simple to post photos and such but the way the website was set up I had to remember to ask the … Continue reading
So, one of the most common questions asked of me is simply "what exactly do you do for Amy?" You would think that would be a simple answer but it isn’t. Hopefully over time, as you read this blog, those of you who are curious will begin to better understand what a manager does, but … Continue reading
The following article appeared in Billboard Magazine upon the passing this week of Music Business legend, Merlin Littlefield. What the article doesn’t mention is that Merlin also signed Amy to ASCAP as a young writer/artist back when she was first starting out and his early belief in her was something she never forgot. Just last … Continue reading
Hey there – Some of you may already know me or may be familiar with my name, but I thought I should start my first blog with an introduction of who I am and what I do. My name is Jennifer Cooke (aka Jen) and I am Amy’s day-to-day manager at Blanton, Harrell, Cooke & … Continue reading
Met with Amy all morning long to discuss the Lead Me On tour and rehearsal schedule. She is so excited about these upcoming 20 shows but there is A LOT of work to be done before the first show. Some of this music hasn’t been played by Amy or the band in 20 years.
One month and five days until we fly to Phoenix to start the Lead Me On tour. Time to start getting my voice back in shape. I listen to those old concert recordings and think. Who is that screamer? So if you pass me in traffic and I’m singing my head off, no laughing. Any … Continue reading
It has begun. The real work that is. There have been meetings and phone calls in the past few months, including a conference call with the AG team and myself while I was in Ukraine. (That was the longest distance conference call I have ever done) We have discussed bits and pieces but now the … Continue reading