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Interview: Nikki Yanofsky discusses her upcoming album, Black Sheep

Nikki Yanofsky is a Canadian singer/songwriter based in Montreal, Quebec. Nicknamed ‘big mouth’ in her formative years, her environment was characterized by the music of soul singers with fittingly big voices, notably Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, and Stevie Wonder. During the release of her 2013 debut album, Nikki, Yanofsky was …

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Grammy Nominee Multi-Instrumentalist, MASA TAKUMI, Hosts First Live Music Event in U.S.

Masa Takumi It’s every musician’s dream to bring their live art to the United States… I want to thank the Village Studios for having me, as well as the incredibly receptive American fans.” — Grammy Nominee Multi-Instrumentalist, MASA TAKUMI MASA, a Japanese multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, producer, and performer who has …

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The Motet comes to Jersey City on May 23 – Interview with Ryan Jalbert

Since 1998, Colorado’s The Motet has maintained their signature foundation of 70s-inspired jazz grooves with accents of punchy funk. The Denver-based septet strove through numerous incarnations, finding stability in 2016 by welcoming vocalist Lyle Divinsky and sax player Drew Sayers into the fold. This expansion proved noteworthy, as it was …

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