Silver Wave Records, one of the world's leading contemporary Native American music companies, has signed singer/songwriter Shelley Morningsong to an exclusive recording contract, it was announced today by Allen Wollard, Director of Silver Wave Records, and James Marienthal, President of Silver Wave Inc.
Of Northern Cheyenne heritage and raised in the entertainment rich climate of Southern California, Ms. Morningsong has been a performer on stage and screen since her early childhood. Over the years she has honed her craft working alongside performers such as Charlie Daniels and Juice Newton. Most recently she has been a touring member of Native American Superstar performer Robert Mirabal's group where she sharpened her songwriting and performing skills. She is already in the studio with Award-winning Producer Larry Mitchell working on her debut release OUT OF THE ASHES, scheduled for release later in 2006.
"I can't recall the last time I saw a talent this pure. Shelley has the unique ability to embrace her Native heritage and family, as well as cross over and touch those beyond Native boundaries. We couldn't be happier that she is now a member of the Silver Wave family " said Wollard
"I feel my Indian brothers and sisters as well as many non-Indian brothers and sisters have such a deep need to learn Native ways due to their own longing to be connected to the earth and spirituality. I believe that we are all connected and that music is the language that speaks to all. Through my music I desire to touch peoples hearts and change their lives," says Morningsong
Silver Wave Records has been a leading independent music label for Native American, World, and New Age music since 1986. Based in Boulder, Colorado the GRAMMY winning label represents the top Artists in the genre, and has earned a multitude of awards and critical acclaim along the way. The company's mission is to present quality innovative music to the world while being a positive force in people's lives. Over the years Silver Wave recordings have benefited numerous organizations, including The United Nations Environment Program, Save the Children, Native American Rights Fund, Amnesty International, Greenpeace and National Wildlife Federation.