Carson Henley

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Musical artist

Carson Henley is an American singer-songwriter and pianist from Kent, Washington, United States.[1]

Early life

Carson grew up as the oldest of three children born to a professional singer in the Seattle, Washington area.[2] Carson is the older brother of singer songwriter Tess Henley.[3] Henley graduated from Kentlake High School in Kent, Washington in 2004, where he was awarded a Washington Scholar scholarship, receiving a full four year academic scholarship to any university of his choice in the state of Washington. He started taking Suzuki Method piano lessons at the age of 3.[4][5] In 2008, Henley graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Business and Marketing.[6]

Career

In 2008, Henley released his debut album, Green Eyed Soul.[7] In July 2012, Henley released his sophomore studio album, 100 Hours.[8] The album was written and recorded in 100 waking hours and chronicled in a 48-minute documentary called The 100 Hour Project.[9] Henley was named a Top 10 Finalist in Guitar Center’s Nationwide Singer-Songwriter Competition in 2013.[10]

Discography

Albums

Title Album Details
Green Eyed Soul
  • Released 2008
  • Independent
  • Named Indie-Music.com Top 25 for 2008.[11]
ReDrawn Sketches
  • Released 2010
  • Independent
100 Hours
  • Released September 2012
  • Independent
  • Named #2 Album of the Year – Blues Rock Review[12]
  • 2013 Independent Music Award – Best Pop Album Album [13]

Singles

Title Album Details
Come Out of the Rain
  • Released 2011
Wake Me Up
  • Released 2013
Go Under
  • Released 2013
  • Song Door’s 2013 Songwriting Winner’s Award.[14]
Last Goodbye
  • Released May 6, 2014

References

  1. "College Roots Artist – Carson Henley". College Roots. http://www.collegeroots.com/artist/carson-henley/. Retrieved 2014-06-01. 
  2. "Homegrown – presented by Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union". SMCU. http://smcupromo.com/homegrown/. Retrieved 2014-05-10. 
  3. "Covington siblings pursue musical stardom". Maple Valley Reporter. http://www.maplevalleyreporter.com/entertainment/26273409.html. Retrieved 2014-05-10. 
  4. "Covington siblings pursue musical stardom". Maple Valley Reporter. http://www.maplevalleyreporter.com/entertainment/26273409.html. Retrieved 2014-05-10. 
  5. "Carson Henley - CD Baby". CD Baby. http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/CarsonHenley. Retrieved June 1, 2014. 
  6. "Carson Henley - Soundclick". Soundclick. http://www.soundclick.com/bands/default.cfm?bandID=964700. Retrieved 2014-05-10. 
  7. "Green Eyed Soul – Carson Henley". Band Camp. http://carsonhenley.bandcamp.com/album/green-eyed-soul. Retrieved 2014-06-01. 
  8. "Blues Rock Review – 100 Hours Review". Blues Rock Review. http://bluesrockreview.com/2012/07/carson-henley-100-hours-review.html. Retrieved 2014-06-01. 
  9. "Carson Henley - Soundclick". Indie Music Reviewer. http://www.indiemusicreviewer.com/carson-henley-%E2%80%93-100-hours/. Retrieved 2014-05-10. 
  10. "Kent Native sings his way to Los Angeles". Kent Reporter. http://www.kentreporter.com/community/193925701.html. Retrieved 2014-05-10. 
  11. "Last.fm – Carson Henley Biography". Last.fm. http://www.last.fm/music/Carson+Henley/+wiki. Retrieved 2014-06-01. 
  12. "Top Albums of 2012". Blues Rock Review. http://bluesrockreview.com/2012/12/top-20-albums-of-2012.html. Retrieved 2014-05-10. 
  13. "Independent Music Awards – Carson Henley". Independent Music Awards. http://www.independentmusicawards.com/ima/carson-henley/. Retrieved 2014-05-10. 
  14. "SongDoor 2013 Winners Announced". PR Newswire. http://www.pr.com/press-release/538473. Retrieved 2014-05-10. 

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