About Judy Rodman
Judy Rodman is an award winning vocal coach, recording artist, stage and television performer, public speaker, author, multi-genre hit songwriter, studio producer and vocal consultant.
Named ‘Best Vocal Coach” 2011 by Nashville Music Pros and "Vocal Coach in Residence, August 2013" by TC Helicon's VoiceCouncil Magazine, Judy teaches her trademarked vocal training method “Power, Path and Performance”™ to singers and speakers nationally and internationally in her office, by phone and Skype. Her clients include major and indie recording artists and labels, artist development companies such as PCG Nashville, touring and studio background singers, national public speakers, teachers and voiceover talent. Her students and recording clients have appeared on The Today Show, Letterman, Ellen Degeneres, The Voice, American Idol, America's Got Talent, Grammys, CMA, ACM & MTV Awards Shows, New York Times Best Seller list.
Judy is a published author with two “Power, Path and Performance” vocal training courses, a groundbreaking multimedia guide called “Singing In The Studio”, a DVD video presentation for producers and engineers called “Vocal Production Workshop”. Her 'All Things Vocal' blog has over one million views. He has over 60 articles at www.ezinearticles.com. She publishes a newsletter for Judy Rodman Productions. Her articles have appeared in myriads of books, magazines and websites that serve the music industry and voice matters. (See career credits below for specifics.)
As public speaker, Judy gives keynote speeches, seminars and advanced workshops on the voice and vocal production. She is creator and host of “All Things Vocal” podcast, also available at iTunes, Android apps and Google Play.
Judy writes and co-writes in her Nashville office. Among her many cuts and songwriting awards: top 10 Billboard single "She Thinks That She'll Marry" and BMI Millionaire award for “One Way Ticket (Because I Can), cut by LeAnn Rimes. Her co-write "Missing Child" was featured on Nancy Grace and appeared on the CNN website. Her co-write 'Gambler Of Us All' is on the soundtrack of the 2015 Robert Duvall movie "Wild Horses". Judy collaborated with Darren J. Butler, writing songs and as music director for two contemporary musicals "Runaway Home" and "We The People". Still works in progress, they got terrific audience responses at several workshop productions.
With literally thousands of studio credits, Judy can regularly be found in the recording studio producing tracks or producing vocals as part of other production teams, as well as creating arrangements and singing background vocals. Her production of Emil Bishaw's “Since You Left”, sat at #1 on several indie charts for a record 9 weeks. With an album she produced, Emil won 2010's "New AC Artist" award at Music News Weekly.com. Judy's production client and cowriter Michael Hodges garnered 5 million views on Myspace. Her production of Jenny Tolman resulted in national and international acclaim including finalist in 2013 International Songwriting Competition and Unsigned Artists awards. Her production of Marky Silvers includes the song she cowrote 'Forgive My Sins' which has a video with over 1/2 million views.
Judy also specializes and loves her work as vocal producer on projects headed by other producers including Greg Archilla, Bob Bullock, Roger Ryan, Britton Cameron, Rogers Masson, Ron Oates, Tom Paden, Dick McVey, Jay Vern, Jimmy Ritchie, Michael Stergis, Ilya Toshinsky. Her clients have included Adia Victoria, Jennafer Lynsey, Jenni Schaefer, Taylor Ware, Pam Tillis, Adley Stump, Emily Male, Winfield's Locket, Megan Fowler, Shantell Odgen and many more.
Previously MTM Records artist with chart topping singles, national tours, performances on major TV shows, winner of “ACM New Female Vocalist”, Judy just created her first new project in decades, releasing the cd "Here We Are" with her husband as “John and Judy Rodman”.
SESSION SINGER AND VOICE‑OVER TALENT:
- Staff singer for 6 years at the William B. Tanner jingle company.
- Lead and/or background vocals on thousands of jingles including United Airlines, Miller Beer, McDonalds, Kelloggs, Chevrolet, Lay's Potato Chips, Biz Bleach, Opryland, thousands of radio ID spots and voice‑overs.
- Background vocalist, arranger and/or contractor on hundreds of master albums, live shows and TV for artists including TG Sheppard, Rick Dees, Carla Thomas, O.V. Wright, George Strait, George Jones, Mel McDaniels, Ed Bruce, Johnny Cash, Janie Fricke, Tom Jones, Elvis Presley, Crystal Gail, Jerry Lee Lewis, Tom T. Hall, Brenda Lee, Ray Charles, Tammy Wynette, Lee Greenwood, Ann Peebles, Ray Stevens, Steve Wariner, Tanya Tucker, Johnny Paycheck, The Gatlin Brothers, Aaron Tippin, Dolly Parton, Reba, Wynonna, Bryan White and many others... larger discography available here.
- Lead and background vocalist on thousands of demos for herself and other major songwriters.
- Signed as first recording artist for MTM Records
- Won Academy of Country Music's "Top New Female Vocalist" Award in 1985
- Single "Until I Met You" #1 in Billboard, Cashbox, Gavin and R&R charts
- Other top 10 singles: "She Thinks That She'll Marry", " Girls Ride Horses Too", " I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight"; Five other top 40 singles
- Video award from Music Row Magazine for "You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone"
- Made five videos of her radio hits.
- Named "Top New Country Female" by Billboard Magazine 1986
- National TV Appearances: "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson, "The Country Music Association Awards Show", "Austin City Limits, "Hee Haw", "Farm Aid I and II", "Nashville Now", "New Country", "Grand Ole Opry, "Crook & Chase" , and many others
- Tour Dates with The Oak Ridge Boys, George Jones, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, John Conley, Dan Seals, George Strait, Merle Haggard, Ricky Van Shelton, many others
- Performed in state fairs, theater‑in‑the rounds, college auditoriums, rodeos, clubs, festivals, auditoriums and stadiums, two "Farm Aid" performances, billed on many shows as headliner
- In 2012, formed her own band again with her husband/drummer. John and Judy Rodman showcase and subsequent performances have garnered praise and standing ovations. Their CD "Here We Are" was released spring of 2015 to rave reviews.
- Writer on songs published by BMG, MCA, Warner/Chappell, Chrysalis Music, and Favorable Wind Songs. Multiple genre writer, currently writing with many of her production clients.
- Judy's songs have been recorded by herself, Loretta Lynn, Diamond Rio, Tammy Wynette & Wynonna, Randy Travis, bluegrass sensation Randy Koors, teen pop Emil Bishaw, Christian contemporary Marky Silvers and the #1 song recorded by Leann Rimes "One Way Ticket", among many other indie artists.
- Songwriter & arranger for the new musical "Runaway Home", webisode series and movie "A Fix".
- Judy’s many co-writers include award-winning songwriters Dave Loggins, Ross Vannelli, Karen Taylor-Good, Robert Jason, Jimmy Scott, Jane Bach and Jerry Foster.
- She co-wrote 'Be My Rain' with Shantell Ogden, on the lp 'Ghosts In The Fields' for which Shantell won IMEA Americana Album of the Year 2014.
- Her co-write 'Gambler Of Us All' was in the 2015 Robert Duval movie 'Wild Horses'.
- Music director, keyboard player, arranger & recording studio producer for the new musicals "Runaway Home" and "We The People, and for the movie short "A Fix" which included cast member Skye McCole Bartusiak.
- Track & vocal producer for multi-genres of recording artists including Jenny Tolman, Flyte Three, Emil Bishaw, Christa DeJarnett, Darby Haas, Ben Wasson, Tiffany Haseker, John Farndell, Michael Hodges, Andrea Penzel, Dawn Nichols, Kasie Smith, Julia Loewen, Joy Jones, Billy Devereaux, and Cecilia Halsey. Songwriter on some of these projects.
- Vocal producer on projects for country, gospel, pop, Americana, alternative and rock albums with producers including Greg Archilla, Roger Moutenot, John Willis, Bob Bullock, Roger Ryan, Britton Cameron, Ron Oates, Rogers Masson, Tom Paden, Dick McVey, Jay Vern, Michael Stergis, Ilya Toshinsky. In 2014 Judy produced vocals on Shantell Ogden who won IMEA 'Americana Album of the Year' for that project. Other vocal production artists include Adia Victoria, Jennafer Lynsey, Taylor Ware, Pam Tillis, Adley Stump, Winfield's Locket Marky Silvers, Emily Male, Jenni Schaefer, Jordyn Mallory, Mersaidee Soules, Deanna Freeman, Lynn Bryant, Corinne Chapman and Shelly Ruffin, Rodeo House, Jenny and Ashley duo, Trent Bourgeois, Taylor Ware, Joy Kate, Cassandra Russell, Maria Sarah, Andrea Price, Riley Roth, Megan Fowler, Shae Williams, Chaz McKinney, Mackenzie Morgan and many more.
- Track producer on most of her songwriting catalogs.
- Plays keyboard, mandolin and guitar.
- Vocal Producer, arranger and contractor for thousands of projects including jingles, master albums, demos, Karaoke catalogs including pop, rock, Americana, R&B, Christian, bluegrass, gospel, and country.
- Named "Best Vocal Coach" 2011 by Nashville Music Pros organization.
- Named "Vocal Coach in Residence" August 2013 for TC Helicon's Voicecouncil.com.
- Professional vocal coach for many musical genres and thousands of singers and speakers including recording artists Kasey Musgraves, Victoria Adia, Kelsie May, Bryan White, Mat Kearney, Radney Foster, Pam Tillis, Angaleena Presley, Winfield's Locket, Flyte Three, Marky Silvers, Dakota Bradley, Casey Thrasher, Preston James; Dave Ramsey company speakers including Jon Acuff , Rachel Cruze, Chris Locurto, Chris Hogan, Christy Wright & Anthony O'Neal; voiceover talent Linda Bruno; author/speakers Michael Hyatt and Jenni Schaefer; business coach Mike Coleman, acting coach Briget Berger, minister/counselor Terry Smith, all other artists listed under "Producer" above.
- Managers, producers, engineers, talent agencies and artist development companies hire her to coach their clients in preproduction lessons and in the studio. Primary vocal coach provider for talent development agency PCG Nashville.
- Developer of national vocal seminars and professional workshops as well as keynote concerts.
- Published author...
- with two “Power, Path and Performance” vocal training courses, a groundbreaking multimedia guide called “Singing In The Studio”, a DVD video presentation for producers and engineers called “Vocal Production Workshop”,
- All Things Vocal blog with over 1,000,000 views.
- All Things Vocal podcast, published on Podbean, iTunes, Google Play and Android apps.
- over 60 articles at www.ezinearticles.com.
- Judy Rodman Productions newsletter .
- Her articles have appeared in books, magazines and websites such as the Music Starts Here, Nashville Musician Survival Guide, Vocals Magazine, Indie Connect Magazine, Voicecouncil.com, Music News Nashville, The Modern Vocalist, TC Helicon's The Ultimate Guide To Singing, and many more.
PUBLIC SPEAKER, ACTOR:
- Keynote speaker, seminar and workshop host on topics related to voice and music production. Presentations given to groups including Indie Connect, Middle Tennessee State University, University of Northern Alabama, Darren Butler Acting Studio, El Paso Acting School, Musician's Union, PCG Nashville Artist Bootcamps and various churches and other venues.
- Radio ID voice-overs for the Tanner Company, Memphis, TN
- Podcast host (All Things Vocal)
- Various TV commercials including Chevrolet (Louisiana)
- Medical industrial films for Ganick Productions
- Actor & music director for 2006 play "Daughters Of Eve"
- Narrator for pop psychology cd, voice on "Homework Hotline" system
- Voice on Electrical Abs Stim instruction video, voice on her cd vocal instruction course "Power, Path and Performance", as well as her upcoming video course.
- Actor playing "Edna" in "Runaway Home- the Musical".