Travianna Partners with Pi Jacobs

If you don’t already know Los Angeles – based Pi Jacobs and her style of rootsy rock, you’re missing
out. Pi, pronounced like the mathmatical constant, is an accomplished vocalist, rock guitarist and multi-instrumentalist who describes her music as an “Americana, bluesy rock thing,” and she couldn’t be more on point. When you add her clever lyrics (that are as deep and heartfelt as any of the best soul music) to her slick guitar playing and sultry alto voice you get web2a real treat. The Midwest Record says Pi’s style is “Where singer-songwriter sounds are headed,” and Geoff Geis of L.A. Record believes Pi’s singing “is the most potent element of her collection of funky, tight and driving roots rock.”

As a child, Pi was enamored by her Mother’s collection of rock and soul-inspired music. She sang all through school and picked up guitar, bass and songwriting as a teenager. She has spent time in New
York and eventually ended up in LA. Pi has six albums to her credit with her latest being her hit, Hi-Rise Ranch. Reviewers and fans alike sing the praises of this collection of toe-tapping and high energy music. This same energy flows when Pi is performing on stage.

Travianna Records’ President, Mark Hodges recognized Pi’s talent the moment he first saw her perform. He recalls how he initially experienced her music:

“As fate would have it, I was surfing cyberspace and stumbled upon a woman named Pi Jacobs. That led me to her website where I was taken by her musical diversity. Delving into her schedule I saw she was going to be playing at Dogtown Roadhouse just 12 minutes from us. So I went.

When I saw Pi’s show, I loved her confidence in who she is and the emotions she openly shares. Her music feeds that emotion into everyone in the audience. It’s unreal, and her music is extraordinary. This was meant to be from the moment we saw her on stage. I’m really excited about our partnership.”

Pi has a very busy schedule this year including a tour in Europe this spring. For more about Pi Jacobs, her music and her tour please visit www.pijacobs.com.

Music lovers can look forward to a new project from Pi being released on Travianna Records in 2016.

Elle Carpenter Joins Travianna Records

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Elle Carpenter is the newest member of the Travianna Records family, but she is certainly no stranger to great music. A talented singer, songwriter and musician, Elle was raised in Vermont and has been performing as long as she can remember. As a child, she spent many years touring with her mother
and siblings to folk festivals and similar events. Around that same time she also recorded with the “Wee-bops” of Central Vermont and the folk group “Fiddleheads.”  Soon after, from the ages of  10 to 16, Elle toured the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Denmark and Germany with the folk/world group “Village Harmony.”

In 2009 Elle released her first solo album, The Bestand soon after delighted audiences for several weeks at the White Palace Convention Center in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
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Elle has since spent most of her time touring in the U.S. and released her second album, With Open Hands,in 2011 followed by her third album, Simple Girl in 2014.  Life Just Happens To You was released last year
and is an acoustic/folk/rock/country compilation. Listeners love it because there’s a little something for everyone.

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