Interview with Amber Mimz

Object Details

Anacostia Community Museum
Scope and Contents
Singer-songwriter Amber Mimz talks about her earliest singing memories, when she discovered she wanted to sing, and her training, including private lessons through the high school. She talks about the community she lives and grew up, and the inspiration she finds in stories, life experiences, and the arts. Mimz describes the creative process involved in the creation of her lyrics and musical compositions; she uses the piano to compose and produce. She explains her musical style, what is unique about her sound, and what creativity means to her. Mimz talks about opportunities where she performed her own music and working collaborations. She describes the album she produced -Urban Romance Sessions - about interactions and communication in regards to romance. She also describes the development and creation of a music video while working with the production company Creative JunkFood. Going forward, Mimz would like to tour, give back to Washington, D.C., and inspire more people to purse their creative dreams. Mimz sings a portion of one of her songs.
Interview. Dated 20110504.
1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Archival materials
Video recordings
African Americans
African American musicians
Civic leaders
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Collection Rights
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Interview with Amber Mimz, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
ACMA.01-007.16, Item ACMA AV005226
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