|Biography: Rosebud Records
540 Wanda Drive
Nashville, TN 37210
Rosebud Records is an Independent Record label dedicated to Country and Christian Country Music.
Rosebud Records artists have appeared on CDX and MACOUNTRY, Nashville's two leading Radio Samplers alongside Country's biggest superstars such as Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, and George Jones.
Several Rosebud Artists have toured Europe and Japan. Rosebud Recording artists have opened for more than one hundred major acts, including, George Jones, Kenny Chesney, Ty Herndon and Billy Ray Cyrus and Joe Nichols.
Rosebud Records appears regularly at the CMA Music Festival "Fan Fair" held each year in Nashville,Tennessee, with attendance of over one hundred and twenty thousand fans annually.
Rosebud artists J3 appeared at the 2007 Country Music Festival Fan Fair. This year J3 signed autographs and met their many fans for hour. J3 also played at various locations throughout Nashville including Tootsies Orchid Lounge on Broadway, JC's Bullseye Sports Bar & Grill, The MorningStar Benefit and J3 also appeared on The Mike Jennings Songwriter/Artists TV Show.
J3 won "Best Inspirational" 'Group/Trio' on the Ed McMahon Next Big Star (Star Search) and are currently signed to Rosebud Records. J3 makes their Rosebud debut with "Best of Friends" available now through this myspace Snocap site and http://www.cafepress.com/rosebudrecords.com Check out our full line of CD's, T-shirts, cups and other Rosebud products at :
J3 Bio on Rosebud Records
Rosebud Records & Rosebud Productions/540 Wanda Drive Nashville, Tennessee 37210
http://www.myspace.com/RosebudArtists, or http://www.myspace.com/j3girls,
Rosebud Records & Rosebud Productions would like to thank all of Nashville's finest tunesmiths and their publishers for providing their best "A" material for Rosebud Records first female trio the multi talented J3, former winners on Ed McMahon's Next Big Star Competition (Star Search).
Ensign Music Corporation/BMI
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. /BMI
A/C Ocean Bound Music/BMI d/b/a*
Song Island Publishing/BMI*
Irving Music Publishing/BMI
I Brass Knuckles Publishing/BMI
Rosebud Records & Rosebud Productions would be remiss not to mention the talented musicians who played on the J3 project.
Rosebud Records & Rosebud Productions would like to say a special "thank you" to our Producers, Emmy and Cleo Award Winner, Mr. Gene Golden and Mr. Fate Vanderpool.
Rosebud Records & Rosebud Productions would like to thank all the A&R and Producers who have taken their valuable time to review this J3 Artist packet.
A&R Director for J3: Vera Cavet-Vanderpool/President/Rosebud Records
J3 consists of sisters Janel Badder and Jill Secen, and their best friend Jenny Sullivan. All three females take turns singing lead and harmony; Jenny accompanies the trio on guitar.
Vibrant, beautiful, energetic multi-talented artists.
J3 perform many different genres of music including, Inspirational Gospel, Traditional Gospel, Christian Country and Traditional Country. Winners in the Inspirational Music Category on Ed McMahon's Next Big Star Competition (Star Search).
J3 used their earnings from their win on the Ed McMahon's Next Big Star Competition to self-produce their debut album Full Circle. All songs on the J3 Full Circle album were written and co-produced by members of the group.
Full Circle album stocked and sold in retail stores including; Meijer and Family Christian Bookstores.
Featured Artist interview and spotlight story aired on Channel 7 News in Lansing, Michigan.
Finalists in the Christian Artist Talent Search (CATS) competition, Detroit, MI. Perform as feature act and opening act for multiple concerts and festivals. Featured artists at Sip of Seattle, Blue Bird Café, 23rd Psalm, Nashville Nights, The French Quarter, Crossroads, and Fan Fair Acoustic Corner in Nashville, TN.
Tour throughout North America and have played numerous venues in Nashville, TN including co-headlining the Rosebud Records "Unplugged" Fan Fair Show at The Crossroads in 2005.
Artist participants at the Country Music Association (CMA) Country Music Festival (Fan Fair) 2003, 2004, 2005. In 2005 according to CMA standards, 124,000 fans came through the Wrangler Exhibit Hall. J3 met and established thousands of fans and developed a fan database email communications venue and J3 Fan Club.
J3 went back into the studio in Nashville in March, with producers Gene Golden and Fate Vanderpool to complete the final tracking on the Best of Friends album and also to record the final five songs for their 2007 Christmas album.
J3 recently finished recording twelve songs for their debut project "Best of Friends" for Rosebud Records in Nashville, TN. This project includes country and Christian country material and was released June of 2007.
Congratulations to J3 member, Jill Secen of Cavet-Vanderpool Publishing/BMI for the exceptional job on writing Sweet Baby Born a beautiful well written piece in honor of her Godson Jordan. This song is sure to be a hit in both the country and gospel field as the song will find a place in each and every heart that has ever had a child or believes in Jesus Christ.
J3 Perform material from their gospel roots to today's country, featured on their Rosebud debut album "Best of Friends."
Currently writing new country, and Christian country material.
J3 "Best of Friends" was released June 7, 2007 on Rosebud Records, and their first ever Christmas album "Wise men Still Seek Him" was also released on Rosebud Records in the Fall of 2007.
Currently working with Producers Gene Golden and Fate Vanderpool.
Destined to be the next female country superstar group. Their distinct vocal harmonies and outgoing personalities have won them thousands of fans worldwide.
Perform cover material originally performed by their country heroes Dolly Parton, Patty Loveless, Martina McBride and Patsy Cline.
May 15th, J3 appeared at a Showcase for Music Row (private party) held at Silverado' in Nashville, TN. J3 had the opportunity to work with some of Nashville's finest musicians, including Doug Jernigan on Steel Guitar, Andre Reiss, Lead Guitar, Leon Watson on Bass and Johnny Bellar aka Johnny B. on Dobro.
J3 once again appeared at Fan Fair 2007 and performed at various venues throughout Nashville, including the world famous 'Tootsie's' as a special guest.
J3 also appeared on Saturday June 9th, on the Singer/Songwriter TV Show hosted by Mike Jennings. Air date TBA. Later that same day they performed a full show at the MorningStar Benefit in Old Hickory, TN from 4-7 p.m. . J3 performed songs from their self-produced debut album Full Circle and the new country material from their Rosebud Records debut album "Best of Friends."
Rosebud Records & Rosebud Productions recording artists, J3's new Country Project, Good for Us, was produced by Emmy and Cleo Award Winner, Mr. Gene Golden and Mr. Fate Vanderpool.
J3 - comprised of sisters and best friends: Janel Badder, Jill Secen, and Jenny Sullivan - just cut Rosebud Debut CD, Best of Friends which includes the J3 country project Good for Us and Christian project, More Thank Meets the Eye! Their sound is a unique classic country/bluegrass intertwined with three vocal harmonies.
The three girls alternate lead and harmony vocals, while Jenny kicks up the trio on guitar. J3 won the Inspirational Music Category of Ed McMahon's Next Big Star Competition (Star Search), performing their original song, Power to Believe. They launched their first self-produced album, featuring the self written lullaby, Sweet Baby Born. Their current Rosebud Records Country project incorporates traditional elements of country and bluegrass notes featuring J3's vocal harmonies, enticing melodies, and thought provoking lyrics.
Their music tells a story, encourages others to join in, and empowers others to feel the simple joys of life. The personalities of these three girls light up any room. They're the complete package-beautiful, clever, and fun. They really care for, encourage, and love people - it shows in their music and outwardly through their character! Their lyrics and music ignite the spirit, and their crystal-clear vocal harmonies take music into a whole new territory. They are a rare act that comes along a few times in a generation that is destined to shake things up, wake people up, and become the musical trendsetters.
J3 are currently receiving air play worldwide with their debut Country single "Good For Us" and their debut Christian single "Amazing Grace" on Rosebud Records. Both singles released on the HotCountryMusic Radio Sampler for radio promotion throughout North America, Canada and Europe.
J3 was the Rosebud Spotlight Artists on Digital Rodeo in December and peaked at Number Three on the Digital Rodeo Top Ten.
J3 are currently gearing up for their "Best of Friends" Spring and Summer Tour. Dates TBA on Music Submit.