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Gaby Moreno

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Born and raised in Guatemala, Los Angeles based Gaby Moreno grew up inspired by artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, and Aretha Franklin. She immersed herself in blues, R&B and 60’s Soul and learned to speak English by singing the songs she loved.Her original blend of Jazz, Blues and 1960s Rock & Soul has earned her the respect and appreciation of audiences in Latin America, Europe and U.S. In 2013, she received a Latin GRAMMYfor Best New Artist. Previously in 2006, she won the Grand Prize at the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. Moreno also co-wrotethe theme songfor NBC's hit television show "Parks and Recreation". Gaby Moreno has toured across the globe alongside artists like Tracy Chapman, Ani DiFranco, Ricardo Arjona, Van Dyke Parks, The Punch Brothers and Calexico. Most recently she performed at David Byrne’s Meltdown Festivalin London and Washington DC’s Kennedy Center. Gaby released and toured “Ilusion,”all of 2016. Ilusion is produced by Gabriel Rothfrom Daptone Recordsand Sharon Jones & The Dap Kingscamp. Armed with a warm, soulful horn inflected sound-Moreno creates a unique lane ofmusic that straddles both the English andSpanishspeakingworld and blazes an intoxicating invitation into her musical world. Her next project will be a collaborative album with the renowned arranger Van Dyke Parks due out Summer of 2019.

My Artists Sessions

Sunday, July 7
 

3:45pm PDT