We had the good fortune of connecting with Anthony Ortiz and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Anthony, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking
To me, risk taking is why i even get to do what i love for a living in the first place. You can plan as much as you want but sometimes random things happen you can’t ignore that could end up be the thing you needed the whole time. For instance, i’m from Florida. I came to La to film The Voice and they had a flight booked for me back home. I went with my gut feeling and skipped. I was like wtf am i doing right now but it ended up being the best decision iv ever made as far as friends it’s brought me, experience, and personal growth in my career and person.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I think my favorite part is checking things off my vision board. It’s exciting to work really hard and then seeing it pay off ya know? I’m most excited though about growing the fan base and finally putting out the music iv been making and planning out. I also can’t wait for live shows to be a thing again i’m dying to jam on stage!! Along the way i have learned so many lessons and better habits. Like patience, timing, and consistency and how important those are. Or the best advice iv ever been given which is “ The more you do it, the better you get”. But i guess i’m just wanting the world to know that i’m here you jam with everyone through thick and thin.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Oh of my best homie was out here i’d have to take him to Dave’s Hot Chicken off rip he can wait for In and Out it’s definitely not as good as i thought it would be haha. Then to Pedlow and Venice skate park cause that’s always a move. If corona wasn’t a thing definitely a show over at the Roxy and then top it of with Saddle Ranch and a night studio session!!

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Shout out to everybody pushing through this crazy world right now.

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