Ariella is a talented artist with a passion for blues, jazz and soul.
Hailing from Sarasota Florida, this charismatic singer and songwriter manages to combine stunning melodies with infectious grooves and great beats, in order to create a catchy, yet direct and edgy sound. She teamed up with Nicolaas Kraster, a talented musician from Fredonia NY, in 2009. The pair set the bar high with excellent music and live shows. They have performed at iconic venues, such as NYC’s Blue Note, as well as international dates throughout Canada, the USA and the UK.
Ariella’s recent releases are a great example of her sonic vision, marking a unique step forward for this artist, whose sound is becoming increasingly more personal and defined. This charismatic performer is quickly generating a powerful buzz around herself. Due to her distinctive approach to songwriting, Ariella has often been compared to artists as diverse as Etta James, Patsy Cline or Amy Winehouse, just to mention a few.
“Wildly unique and accessible, with a hint of cultural authenticity.” American Songwriter
“Raw and soulful…beautifully combining a sense of defiant assertiveness and wounded vulnerability” JW Vibe
“Powerhouse voice filled with emotion and strength.” Broadway World
“A memorable ear-catching sound.” The Suncoast Post