Her God Mother is the very famous Amalia Mendoza and her Mother was a famous Bullfighter in the 50's and singer named Carla Lee. Carla Lee is also featured in a book called "Women and the Bullring" by Murial Feiner. For the longest time, only Amy's circle of friends got to hear her music. Then a chance meeting with Mr.
Schenker (UFO, Scorpions, MSG) while attending a concert by one of her favorite artists Eric Johnson, Amy was noticed by Mr. Schenker as she was singing and playing Eric's 57-59 Stratocaster on the side of the stage. Michael was impressed with what he heard and saw, and the two began their songwriting collaboration. The duo recorded the album "Under Construction", featuring Schenker's soulful guitar playing and Amy's magical voice.
The Recent Release is Sold in Japan and signed on Avalon Records. The album can also be found on Amy's Home Page at Http://Amyschugar.com and on CD BABY. Amy was a special guest with MSG on their Fall/Winter 2003 tour, playing songs of Michaels/MSG, while showcasing Amy's guitar skills and the Schugar/Schenker songs from the album the two wrote together. Amy has received many endorsement deals with great companies like Daisy Rock Guitars, Floyd Rose Tremolo Systems, D'Addario Strings, Crate Amps, Seymour Duncan, Fernandez Sustainer's and Robert Keeley Electronics and is featured in countless music trade magazines and internet webzines and featured in GUITAR PLAYER MAGAZINE and BURRNS MAGAZINE in Japan.
Amazon.com book out also now. Amy continues to write songs consistent with her bluesy melodic Rock and Roll style. Her band is a rare Female Fronted Rock Power Trio, with Amy doing the Lead Guitar and Lead vocal work, while the guys do the background vocals. Read more on Last.fm.
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