October 18th: a busy day for me!!
First, I'll be chatting with Scott Gingold on his Business 101 radio show. Tune in this Saturday at 9:15 am PST to hear pointers on running a Crowd Funding Campaign: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/wgpa-sunny-1100-am
           Then, I will be performing at Berkley Fellowship in Berkley, CA at 2 pm PST!
                         
For more details on either, visit here: http://www.clarabellino.com/shows/
                                   
                   

                   
The Leave It To Me project is complete and we TILTED it!! Can you believe it?
To all of you who backed and supported the campaign: THANK YOU! We could not have done it without you.  
#LeaveItToMe #ThankYou #BeyondGrateful!          
          

       
Midweek Bellino Break Episode #13: ClaraTone Records Team!
Tune in to the MBB channel: http://bit.ly/1nwIImc and meet Clara's team!

Do you have your own fun team? At home? At work? How many people are on it? 
#MBB #MidweekBellinoBreak #TeamWork #ClaraToneRecords #ClaraBellino


 Midweek Bellino Break Episode 11: Last dates on before & !  

Head over to my Instagram page to hear my special messages :) 


 

The next few stops of my #SummerTour are coming up already!

First up: Spirit Vibrations Presents Clara Bellino and Charlie Thomas Lindley at Plough of Stars on July 11th @ 8:45 PM (San Francisco, CA)! 

After that is the Strawberry Recreation District's Poolside Jam with Clara Bellino at 2:30 PM on July 13th (Mille Valley, CA)!

Vist http://clarabellino.com/shows for more details! #ClaraLive #Tour #Summer #IndieMusic


 

  Woohoo! #5 in Pop Chart for San Francisco, CA on Reverb Nation!

http://www.reverbnation.com/main/charts?artist_id=370876&genre=Pop&genre_geo=Local 

 


 

 Midweek Bellino Break Episode 9: Clara's 2014 Summer Tour - Fenix Live show!


I'm so excited to be playing at Fenix again. Don't miss out on the delicious food and of course live music Check out more tour info here:http://clarabellino.com/shows/ 
#ClaraLive #2014Summer #MusicTour #Fenix

 

Next stop on my #SummerTour is June 29th @ Fenix! Come out and enjoy some live music and brunch! :) #SummerFun #ClaraLive #FenixLive

Midweek Bellino Break Episode 8: Clara's 2014 Summer Tour - On the road again!
Had a great time at my first show of the tour in LA!
What's next?
Check out our tour dates here: http://clarabellino.com/shows/ that you can't miss again!
#ClaraLive #2014Summer #MusicTour 


 

Marquee at Gardenia Lounge - First show of my Summer Tour TONIGHT @ 9 PM PST!

  


 Hello #LA friends! I'll be kicking off the 2014 #SummerTour on Thursday, May 29th @ Gardenia Lounge! http://buff.ly/1tkKFGb Hope to see you there! :) #LiveMusic #SummerFun 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 Got my cool posters and postcards for my Summer tour!

Tune in to the Midweek Bellino Break channel this Wed to learn more about the tour! :)
#ClaraLive #SingingTour #2014SummerFun


 

Midweek Bellino Break Episode 5: Clara's Singing Journey!

Do you have a story from your singing journey?

Please leave a question/comment and feel free to share!

Thank you and have great day! 
#HappyHumpDAY #MBB #BellinoBreak #SingingLesson

 


 

Midweek Bellino Break Episode 4: Clara's Black and White Memories!
What is your favorite memory from growing up?

Please feel free share and comment!
#Happiness #HappyHumpday #Memories #BellinoBreak

 


 

InterMixx independent music magazine #115 Since 1988 InterMixx has been supporting and promoting the talented indie artists of the world. This is where the real music is. Read it here!


 

Tune-in to my YouTube channel every Wednesday at noon PST for our new series: Midweek Bellino Break!


Here is Episode #1 - February 26, 2014!


 

 

 


Big thank you to Ed Ovett for featuring me in his 2-Song Spotlight today. Have a listen below. Go here to check out Ed's other Spotlights. Thanks Ed :) 

          


 Click on picture to read the article!


This is where my composition world starts #happiness#wbw @ClaraBellino


 

A big thank you to Heidi Drockelman and IMC for this great review featured on indie-music.com. I feel very blessed for this recognition and well written article. The article reviews "This is Happiness-Hand in Hand". Please check out my artist spotlight at the link below! 

http://www.indie-music.com/ee/index.php/blog/comments/review_clara_bellino_this_is_happiness_hand_in_hand 


 

It has been a great, busy last week traveling and performing around the Los Angeles area. I was surrounded by the supportive, talented community of IMC in Los Angeles, California. Being a panelist for Women in Music and Songwriters for IMC 2013 was wonderful. A big thank you goes out to Nöel Ramos, Barbara Haid, and all involved!

Front left, Director and Founder of
the IMC Noêl Ramos, posing with Songwriting panel: Clara Bellino, Jan Linder-Koda and Debe Gunn, and all attendants.

 


  My song This Is Happiness is currently trending on Reverb Nation and was featured in a showcase about Women Poets on Berkeley's KPFA 94.1 FM hosted by Global Val Ibarra June 3rd, you can listen here.  


 

                               BOBBY SHARP

 This is a link to "Hand In Hand - The Documentary", with Bobby Sharp, author of "Unchain My Heart": http://bit.ly/K7U3JM

 In it Bobby talks about some of his Tin Pan Alley experiences and the song he gave me to release which he wrote in 1947. "Hand In Hand" is Bobby's last recording, at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley. He was on top of the world happy. We sing the song as a duet, which is only available on the hard copy of the CD @ CDBaby . The piano track you hear on the video is Bobby playing, we sing together at the end of the documentary. Hope you enjoy it, it gets to me every time.

The video is also included on my last release "This Is Happiness - Hand In Hand", an enhanced CD with 3 videos.

 


R.I.P. Robert Louis Sharp a.k.a Bobby Sharp

November 26, 1924 - January 29, 2013

 It is with great sadness that I share with you that our Bobby is gone: Bobby Sharp, author of Unchain My Heart and many songs, friend extraordinaire, died peacefully January 29 at Kaiser Hospital. He fell last week and did not recover from the complications. Our Bobby is now with the Angels. Rest In Peace Bobby, you are loved.

 

 

photos by Kris Mikkelson


                                       MIDEM

Thank you to all who got me to #15 out of 308 to play on the main stage @ #Midem. Today, Jan. 29, is the last day of Midem in Cannes and I am so grateful I got to attend the conference. The music industry is a very interesting place: "All the actors in the ongoing conversation can be found at Midem". It's true: there are artists, producers, promoters, publishers, ad agency reps, managers, countries, brands, attorneys, PROs. It is great that we all get together and discuss what we can all do collectively.

 


 

Bobby Sharp with Fantasy Studios Director Jeffrey Wood and Engineer Mixer extraordinaire Adam Muñoz


 

                                   BOOK ME FOR A HOUSE CONCERT

Am I coming to see you? Would you like to book me for a house concert?  Here is a guide by performer artist and friend Matthew Moran that makes the whole process simple for all involved, download it here.
Or if on Facebook this app makes it easy: click here.

 Let's work it out and have fun! I look forward to hearing from you and meeting you!


                                               VIDEO

                                                                   

On the set of the video for my Single, available on CDBaby: "This Is Happiness".

Click here for Happiness the video

 


                                   Scott Yanow, jazz historian and journalist:

  "Clara Bellino is a delightful singer/songwriter who has an attractive voice, a way with words, and a knack for writing catchable melodies. Her CD, This Is Happiness – Hand In Hand, is notable in a few ways. Her song “This Is Happiness” is quite infectious and will have listeners singing along. “Hand In Hand” is a previously unrecorded song by the legendary Bobby Sharp (best known for “Unchain My Heart”) that has Clara duetting with the 87-year old songwriter. In addition, the enhanced CD has fun videos of both of the songs plus a documentary that is a discussion with Bobby Sharp about his life.

"Give this CD a listen (and a look) and if you like what you see and hear, tell your readers and listeners. Clara Bellino is a talent well worth discovering."

Scott Yanow

 


             Greg Hoffman, official Chet Helms biographer:

 

 “Clara Bellino brings much more than her amazing vocal talent to the stage. She also brings a sparkling personality that wraps her sweetness, vulnerability, humor and sensuousness into one very appealing package. She is, on large stage or small, a complete performer.”

Greg Hoffman

 


 

 

 

Clara Bellino has the disarming  quality of sounding like no one in particular yet someone distinctly  familiar.&nbsp; As footloose and fancy-free as contemplation can be, this EP  is not your typical ear candy.&nbsp; This is more like a shell on Clara  Bellino&rsquo;s private beach...one you playfully put to your ear as you rock  back on your heels, listen and think, &ldquo;This is Happiness.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p>
<p>****<br />~ T. L. Murray<br />Owner, *Jazz-O-Mat Radio</p>"Clara Bellino has the disarming  quality of sounding like no one in particular yet someone distinctly  familiar. As footloose and fancy-free as contemplation can be, this EP  is not your typical ear candy. This is more like a shell on Clara Bellino's private beach...one you playfully put to your ear as you rock back on your heels, listen and think, 'This is Happiness.'