"Lalana's music takes you back to a time where it was just about music: no gummy hooks just good melody, vibrant energy, and tunes that put you in a pleasant state of mind inviting you to connect with the artist"
Lalana's unique vocal style has been linked to Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Brian McKnight, and Alicia Keys. Her star-studded list of collaborations includes Barry White, Patti LaBelle, D'Angelo, Stevie Wonder, Donna Summer, Norman Brown, Rafael Martos, and many others. She writes and sings songs in both English and Spanish, for both stage and film. As the founder of the Vocal Workout Singing School in SoHo, she's also active as a music educator.
Singer, songwriter, and producer Shae Fiol is one of the most exciting new artists of the last few years. Her music encompasses an organic mixture of pop, world, soul, hip-hop, and folk. Though still very young in her career journey, she has already shared the stage with or opened for artists such as India Arie, Esthero, Maya Azucena, Van Hunt, Dwele, Vivian Green, Leela James, Common, Talib Kweli, Angela Johnson, and Eric Roberson. She was recently a finalist for Best New Artist 2009 by Soultracks.com, and her 2009 debut album Catch a Ride made several year-end "Best-of" lists, including the rankings on CENTRIC.com.
Mariachi Flor de Toloache is the first and only established all-female mariachi band, founded in New York City in 2008 by Mireya I. Ramos. Originally a trio, the band has grown to nine members with all the essential and traditional instruments: violins, trumpets, guitarron (bass), vihuela (five-string guitar), and guitar. In addition, each member's cultural background adds even more diversity to the band's already unique sound and appearance as an all-women band, spanning the globe with members from Puerto Rico Mexico, Germany, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and the United States.
Considered by many as the greatest undiscovered artist in the music industry, Cheryl Pepsii Riley's fans include such industry notables as Patti Labelle, Terry Lewis, and Mary J. Blige. Her No. 1 smash hit "Thanks for My Child," considered by many women as an anthem of hope and courage, catapulted this Brooklyn native to national and international acclaim. Riley can be found recording background vocals for artists like Angie Stone, Jennifer Lopez, Glenn Jones, David Hollister, Celine Dion, and Matchbox Twenty, or on tour with an array of artists, including Missy Eilliot, Eve, Tweet, Patti Austin, Jessica Simpson, Chico DeBarge, and Mary J. Blige.
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