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June April

YOU UNDERSTAND THE VERY FIRST TIME YOU HEAR HER VOICE. Soft yet intense. At times pretty and melodic; at times raw and urging. Her vocal tone instantly captivates you, like a person you just met and five minutes into the conversation you realize you’re kindred spirits. Her musings hearken to a rich tradition while fulfilling the promise of an innovative future. This God-given voice belongs to a gifted, energetic, woman from the village of Harlem - June April.

“I remember when I was 8 years old and there was a Jazz festival on 125th Street. It started early in the morning and I made sure I got there early to get up front. I was lost in the music. The harmony, melodies, improvisation and chemistry between the musicians transported me to another world. In fact, my family had gone home, without realizing I was still there. They came back and found me still absorbed in the experience.”

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Primary Instrument

Vocalist

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

Credentials/Background

B.A. Music Performance, Syracuse University M.A. Music Performance, Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College Graduate Studies, Manhattan School of Music

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Discography

What Am I?

What Am I?

Highlife Music Group
2007

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