Not afraid to experiment and not shackled by what is considered mainstream, Artist/Producer/Writer/Arranger/Singer/Executive, SHADIYA, brings to the stage sultry, smooth jazz sounds and collectively represents every music style imaginable.
Born & raised in Columbus, Ga., Rene was introduced to music at an early age. Being the daughter of a church choir pianist made it easy for music to be imbedded deep in her spirit. Once of age, she became a member in the choir her mother played for, thus beginning her journey in music.
Maylyn Murphy’s sultry and bluesy torch-singer style makes her one of today’s great R&B, Contemporary and Jazz vocalists and pianists, with an innate sensuality reminiscent of Norah Jones, Alicia Keys, Vanessa Williams, and Sade. But the richness of Maylyn’s voice and interpretation harkens back to a culturally diverse childhood.
Simfani Blue born Toi Troutman, a Dayton, Ohio native, has worked with such artists and producers as: Dwayne Wiggins, Kenneth Crouch, Saafir, (featured vocalist on Crawl Before You Ball, Qwest Records)
Tia Dae is a vivacious, energetic, Nu Soul/Jazz artist/entertainer blessed with the gifts for the performing arts. Tia realized she was multi-talented at the tender age of 5. Her grandmother would always call her out when company came over so she could be the entertainment for a while. She would have Tia do everything from impersonating people to singing one of her favorite songs.
Placed on an offering table for her first “big solo” at the tender age of two, it is no surprise that Esperanza Freeze may have been ‘born to sing.’ Growing up in church, Esperanza’s love for music was developed and nurtured at an early age. In fact, her gifts dominated her life from as early as she can recall and her exceptional talent has not gone unnoticed.
Jennifer Meade performer, artist, and song writer has released 3 albums her self titled debut album “Jennifer Meade” in 2007 and “Divine Conversations” vol 1 and 2 in 2008. She will be releasing her 4th album in 2010. Jennifer's first encounter with music was through her father’s passion and love of it.