Born: July 11
Jazz vocalist and DC-native Akua Allrich has proven herself to be a musician of extraordinary talent and crowd-moving passion. With finesse and charisma, this vocalist, composer and teacher, has successfully etched out a place for her unique musical expression, electrifying audiences in and around the nation’s capital with sold-out performances.
With the launch of her independently produced album, A Peace of Mine, in 2010, the young artist’s music and concerts are creating a significant buzz with critics and music-lovers alike. Said Franz Matzner of All About Jazz, “Akua Allrich’s music flows with a free, natural energy as engaging as her equally ingenuous personality.”...
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Akua Allrich’s music flows with a free, natural energy as engaging as her equally ingenuous personality… She has developed a compelling musical style fusing jazz, R&B, and African influences… She has grown a loyal local audience and established herself in the increasingly vibrant Washington scene as a performer capable of not only packing the house, but bringing it to its feet. —Franz A...