About Michelle Rocking Horse
Michelle is a two spirited Native American professional singer/songwriter with years of performing and recording experience. She plays guitar, keys and bass.
A performer since age 13, she and her band the Cornerstone, were asked to sign with Elektra Records when she was 19. Michelle Rocking Horse spent 15 years working with Native American people, as a volunteer, Dietician, Event Coordinator, Radio Host, Fund Raiser, and Performer. During the 70's she recorded and played with movie-score wizard and Oingo Boingo visionary Danny Elfman.
Her last band in Los Angeles featured jazz recording artist Richard Elliot on saxophone and vocalist Katie Segal, from TV sitcom “Married with Children.” Michelle’s current Latin/Jazz/R&B/Rock band is full of accomplished musicians from Nashville.
Her first solo instrumental album, was "Spanish Traveler”, full of Latin jazz and acoustic influences. Her second album, "New Grey Line" features her band The Messengers with a variety of uplifting positive messages, green influences and thought provoking lyrics.
In summer of 2009 Michelle produced a humorous album called “Laughin’ in the Kitchen”, Filled with feel good classic rock, country and blues. The CD also includes original recipes.
She was crowned Miss TGSF San Francisco in 2000, has been a longtime supporter of the LGBT community in the Bay Area, and volunteered at Spectrum Marin, the LGBT Welcome Center in Marin County. Michelle co-starred in the feature documentary “Some Reasons for Living," an anti-hate crime film that played in Melbourne Australia, Seattle, Los Angeles, and San Francisco during the LGBT film festival the summer of 2004.
As a past member of the Transcendence Gospel Choir in San Francisco, Michelle was one of the artists featured in the documentary “The Believers,” released in June 2006 by Campfire films. With the release of her new LGBT documentary, "Tipping the Scales", the Michelle Rocking Horse Garcia Story and the release of her new album, "Dead End Street", will help make her mark in todays music.
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