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Anuschka Wright

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I first met Anuschka Wright almost 10 years ago back in the Bahamas. At that time, she was just starting out as a performer and I was captivated on sight and wanted to know more about this young lady, who was singing and performing Jazz at such a young age. She would be one of the first features in my then magazine – Nu Woman Magazine and I would continue to follow her along her incredible journey.
Just recently we reconnected. I’m so excited and proud to see all that Anuschka has been up to on the Montreal music scene. Anuschka who has just released a sultry single calledBlack Coffee - written by Sonny Burke with lyrics by Paul Francis Webster.  The song and video was done in a one-shot session at Base Bin Studios in Montreal (Kate Wyatt on piano and Adrian Vedady on upright bass). During our recent interview, Anuschka chatted briefly about the experience, “The recording of the song (Black Coffee) itself was pretty simple, it was the back end - the artwork, getting it posted, distribu…

Clerel

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I was first introduced to Clerel, on a night out with Anuschka Wright in Montreal. “You’ve got to come see my friend perform”, she says. Coming from Anuschka, I knew that I was in for a treat. We made plans to see him perform with Willis Pride at Quai Des Brumes on a late July night in Montreal.
My first impression - “smooth crooner.”  I immediately compared him to a young Marvin Gaye, however as I listened closer, his music held a hint of Reggae/Afro Caribbean beats, similar to that of Beres Hammond, but  I soon came to the conclusion that his style of singing was uniquely his.
Clerel who hails from Cameroon, Africa, first debuted at the Artloft in Montreal on April 28, 2018.
While he does quite a few classic renditions, such as Bobby Caldwell’s classicWhat you won’t do for Love he also has a few original pieces likeWhen I Could Still Call You Mine and his upcoming first EP, "Songs From Under A Guava Tree" will be available everywhere on August 30! It consists of five songs pro…

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Montreal is a city rich in culture, music and arts. From Festivals like Montreal Jazz festival, Osheaga, MUTEK, to Nuits d' Afrique, performers come from all over to share, learn and grow.


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Anuschka Wright


I first met Anuschka Wright almost 10 years ago, back in the Bahamas. At that time, she was just starting out as a performer. I was captivated on sight and wanted to know more about this young lady who was singing and performing Jazz at such a young age. She would be one of the first features in my then magazine – Nu Woman Magazine and I would continue to follow her on her incredible journey.

Just recently we reconnected and I’m so excited and proud to see all that Anuschka has been up to on the Montreal music scene. Anuschka who has just released a sultry single calledBlack Coffee - written by Sonny Burke with lyrics by Paul Francis Webster.


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Clerel


I was first introduced to Clerel, on a night out with Anuschka Wright in Montreal. “You’ve got to …