- We can solve the world's problems in an hour - Glenda Benevides S3 EPS45 Kim Lengling 58:11
Glenda Benevides is an award-winning, Recording Academy voting member, GRAMMY® considered a singer-songwriter who weaves stories that touch the soul. Imagine the soul-singing love child of Heart, Janis Joplin, and Bessie Smith and that is Glenda. A powerfully resonant voice, emanating with blues and soul, demanding attention, calling to action, and uplifting the very fabric of love shared amongst us all… Like a wild tent revival preacher, Glenda’s sermon is empowerment, enlightenment, and building bridges of understanding all wrapped in powerful self-expression that moves you from the
head to the feet!
Glenda Benevides was born in Oakland Ca and has been singing
professionally since 16. Deeply influenced by classic vocalist Sarah Vaughan to Rachelle Ferrell to Staple Singers, her soul’s expression and intention are of the heart. Glenda has toured from Japan to the EU to the UK on through Canada leaving no stone unturned to light a fire on the dance floor.
Glenda’s career has included singing and performing for the
South African Film Festival in Cannes France, The Brava theater for a women’s fundraiser gala in San Francisco, the Popkomm Music conference in Berlin, a Beverly Wilshire, Los Angeles solo performance for best-selling author Harv Ecker (Millionaire Mind seminars), and a guest appearance at the Crown Plaza in
Santiago, Chile to a Presidential fundraiser for Dennis Kucinich at the Kuumbwas Jazz Center in Santa Cruz, CA, and in 2017 a rally for Alabama Dem
Senator Doug Jones.
Glenda has also produced many of her live performances, a web
series, music videos, and has been the creative director and producer for many private events such as an exclusive fundraising gala for The Shakespeare Society of America, and the Foundation for Climate Restoration and donates a percentage from her music sales to One Tree Planted.
Glenda also started her own record company Good Witch Records
in 2004, along with Mirror Speaks The Truth productions for music in film and TV. Glenda wrote and developed a TV script called Never Give Up. She started Global Badass Goddess online Magazine and podcast in 2018, which features women
from around the world sharing stories of inspiration and empowerment. She now has Glenda Benevides Music podcast to share stories from extraordinary artists in their trials and triumphs.
Glenda is the author of Courage, Find Your Fire, and Ignite
Action in Your Life along with Own The Goddess Within e-book and workshop.
Glenda has worked and sung with artists Toto, Jeffrey
Osborne, Pink Martini and Broadway artist of “Aida” fame, Damian Perkins, and Steve Smith of Dirty Vegas, just to name a few.
Awards include: AOF Action on Film International LA Film
Festival X 2014 award winner for Best Score, Original Composition Change – Orphans in the Storm.
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