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WICN Emerging Artist Series

List of the artists featured on the “Emerging Artists Series”, which airs every Friday from Noon-2:00

Week 1 – August 5th, 2022

City of Four – From the albums “Where Were We” and “When We Meet Again
Website: City of Four (cityof4.com)
Social Media: City of Four | Facebook

The Staggs – From the album, “No Strings Attached
Social Media: The Staggs | Facebook

Carlos Odria and The Carlos Odria Trio – From the albums, “El Rio” and “Montuno Negro
Website: Carlos Odria | Guitarist and Ethnomusicologist
Social Media: Carlos Odria Music | Facebook

Twisted Pine – From the albums, “Right Now” and “Twisted Pine
Website: Twisted Pine (twistedpineband.com)
Social Media: Twisted Pine | Facebook

Week 2 – August 12th, 2022

Ashley Henry – From the album “Easter
Website: https://www.ashleyhenrymusic.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/Ashleyhenrymusic

Samara Joy – From the album “Linger Awhile
Website: https://www.samarajoy.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/samarajoymclendon

Nubya Garcia – From the albums “When We Are” and “SOURCE
Website: https://www.nubyagarcia.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/nubyagarciamusic

Miles Mosley – From the album “Uprising
Website: http://www.milesmosley.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/miles.mosley/

Brandee Younger – From the album “Soul Awakening
Website: http://brandeeyounger.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/harpista/

Jo Harrop – “The Heart Wants
Website: https://www.joharrop.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/joharropmusic

Elena Pinderhughes – From the single “Fade Away
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/imelena

Theon Cross – From the albums “Intra -1” and “Aspirations
Website: https://theoncross.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/theoncrossmusic

Week 3 – August 19th, 2022

Big Whisper – From the Album “Hypernmesia
Social Media: https://music.apple.com/us/album/hypermnesia/1587395096

The Hot Sardines – From the album “French Fries and Champagne
Website: https://hotsardines.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/hotsardines

Camila Meza – From the album “Ambar
Website: https://www.camilameza.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/camilamezamusic

Chelsea Carmichael – From the album “The River Doesn’t Like Changes
Website: https://www.chelseacarmichael.com/
Social Media:

Cory Wong – From the albums “The Optimist” and “Power Station
Website: https://www.corywongmusic.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/corywongmusic

Melanie Charles – From the albums “Y’all Don’t (Really) Care ‘Bout Black Women
Website: https://www.melaniecharles.com/
Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/melaniecharlesisdflower/?hl=en

Connie Han – From the albums “Crime Zone” and “The Richard Rodgers Songbook
Website: http://www.conniehan.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/conniehanjazz

Ezra Collective – From the album “Blue Note “Re:Imagined” and single “May the Funk Be With You
Website: https://ezracollective.com/?lang=en_US
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/EzraCollective

Kendrick Scott Oracle – From the album “We Are the Drum
Website: http://www.kendrickscott.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/kendrickscottoracle/

Immanuel Wilkins – From the album “The 7th Hand
Website: http://www.immanuelwilkins.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100057783111859

Week 4 – August 26th, 2022

kiefer – From the album “Between Days
Website: https://kiefer.bandcamp.com/
Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/kiefdaddysupreme/?hl=en

Mac Ayres -From the album “Something to Feel
Website: https://mmacayres.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/mmacayres/

Braxton Cook – From the album “Fire Sign
Website: https://www.braxtoncook.com/
Social Media:

Sasha Masakowski – From the album “Art Market
Website: https://www.sashamasakowski.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/smasakowskimusic

Thandi Ntuli – From the album “Blk Elijah & the Children of Meroe
Website: https://www.thandintuli.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/thandintuliartist/?_rdr

Kamasi Washington – From the albums “The Choice” and “The Epic
Website: https://www.kamasiwashington.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/kamasiw/

Moonchild – From the album “Voyager
Website: https://www.thisismoonchild.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/thisismoonchild/

Mark Guliana – From David Bowie’s album “Blackstar” and Avashai Cohen’s album “Continuo
Website: https://www.markguiliana.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/mark.guiliana/

James Francies – From the album “Flight
Website: http://www.jamesfranciesmusic.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/james.francies

Week 5 – September 2nd, 2022

Isfar Sarabski (Azerbaijani Pianist & Composer)
Website: https://www.isfarsarabski.com/
Social Media:  https://www.facebook.com/isfarsarabskiofficial

China Moses (Vocalist & Composer)
Website: http://chinamoses.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/chinamoses

Shake Stew (Australian Band)
Website: https://shakestew.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/shakestew

Anna Maria Jopek (Polish Vocalist & Songwriter)
Website: http://www.annamariajopek.pl/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/amjopek

Lucas Apostoleris (Drummer & Composer)
Website: https://www.lucas-apostoleris.com/
Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/lucasapostoleris/

Arianna Neikrug (Singer Songwriter)
Website: https://www.ariannaneikrug.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/ariannaneikrugmusic/

Alex Hahn (Saxophonist & Composer)
Website: http://www.alexhahnmusic.com/
Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/realalexhahn/

Kate Kelsey-Sugg (Australian Vocalist, Pianist, Saxophonist, & Composer)
Social Media: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2clTFoJZ4p7IYSqGvXiiAg

Week 6 – September 9th, 2022

Esperanza Spalding (bassist, vocalist, composer)
Website: https://songwrightsapothecarylab.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/EsperanzaSpalding/

H ZETTRIO (Japanese keyboardist, producer)
Website: http://worldapart.co.jp/hzettrio/
Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/hzettrio_official/?hl=en

Snarky Puppy (American ensemble led by Michael League)
Website: https://snarkypuppy.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/snarkypuppy/

Benny Greb (German drummer and vocalist)
Website: https://bennygreb.de/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/Benny.Greb.Official/

Kolinga (French/Congolese vocal group)
Website: https://kolingamusic.bandcamp.com/
Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/kolingamusic/?hl=en

BADBADNOTGOOD (Canadian instrumental band)
Website: https://tv.badbadnotgood.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100044172502285

Ryan Porter (LA-based trombonist)
Website: https://www.ryanporterofficial.com/

Jonah Yano (Montreal-based songwriter/musician)
Website: https://jonahyano.bandcamp.com/
Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/jonah____________/?hl=en

Week 8 – September 30th, 2022

UHHO UHHO UHHO (Japanese instrumental band)
Social Media: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2Deww3VSIaAANtnUSpYLZ1

Alice Markham (UK-based singer and trumpeter)
Social Media: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0viOQf13dGxRShlPyas36o

Nautilus (Japanese trio)
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/nautilusmusic.net/

Sebastian Gahler (german pianist and composer)
Website: https://www.sebastiangahler.de/en/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/sebastiangahler.official

Queen Colobus (British Jazz quartet led by Beth Hopkins)
Website: https://queencolobus.bandcamp.com/album/easy-now-ep

Denis Gabel (German saxophonist)
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/denisgaebelmusic/

Summer Vee (singer-songwriters/guitarist)
Social Media: https://summervee.bandcamp.com/album/key-to-all-your-love-judas

Week 9 – October 14th, 2022

Amina Figarova (pianist,composer)
Website: https://www.aminafigarova.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/AminaFigarova/

Masego (Vocalist, saxophonist)

Julian Lage (Guitarist, composer)
Website: http://www.julianlage.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/julianlage/

Ana Nelson (Saxophonist, Composer)
Website: https://www.ananelsonmusic.com/about

Sakesho (French quartet)
Website: http://www.andynarell.com/sakesho

Adrian Younge/Ali Shaheed (Jazz is Dead series)
Website: https://jazzisdead.bandcamp.com/album/jazz-is-dead-001

Ellen Rowe (Pianist, composer)
Website: https://ellenrowe.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/ellen.rowe3

Harleighblu (British vocalist)
Website: https://www.harleighblu.com/
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/HarleighbluOfficial