Saxi (Anna Saxton) has been carefully selected to attend a six week all-expenses-paid mentorship programme with ISINA in Los Angeles to work alongside Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, a 10-time Grammy Award winning composer, producer, songwriter and vocalist who has worked with the world’s top performers including Beyoncé, Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Ariana Grande Madonna, Whitney Houston, the late Michael Jackson and many more.
ISINA was established in 2014 by CEO Oleg Shmelev, along with Grammy Award winning songwriter/producer, Walter Afansaieff. The programme is designed to pair undiscovered talent from around the world with celebrity mentors who provide preparation to excel in music through study and practice. ISINA has an extensive list of mentors including Walter Afansaieff, Kenny G, Humberto Gatica, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, and Paul Oakenfold.
Saxi received feedback from Babyface on her submitted tracks which were critiqued on artistry, potential and individuality, she receive a rating that determined her position on the ISINA top rated chart and to be chosen to participate in the six-week programme. Saxi will be involved with filming a television show, music video shoots, studio recordings and live performances during the duration of the programme. After completion of the six weeks, the mentors will attempt to select an applicant/s who will receive a record deal and worldwide music distribution by Bungalo/Universal Music Group Distribution.
“Babyface” praised Saxi’s powerful, soaring voice and emotive lyrics. Racking up a total of over 132,000 combined views and likes with ISINA, Saxi is looking forward to working alongside the mentors and other talented musicians from around the globe also selected by Isina.