Meet R&B & Jazz Musician "Mariea Antoinette" from San Diego, Caifornia - ThaWilsonBlock Magazine

Thursday, January 5, 2023

Meet R&B & Jazz Musician "Mariea Antoinette" from San Diego, Caifornia

 "My goal is to present the unexpected to make the harp the lead instrument backed by Bass drums and percussion and vocals. I am continually pushing the boundaries of the harp making a definitive statement." @Mariea Antoinette

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Mariea Antoinette is a ground breaking recording artist and the world's premier soulful smooth jazz urban harpist. Mariea has a diverse repertoire. Consisting of Classical and R&B music, Ms. Antoinette is a native of San Diego, California who began playing piano at the age of seven and sung in her church's Gospel choir for many years; crediting several key teachers in developing her interest in the harp. Attending UCSD for undergraduate studies majoring in music, then on to the University of Arizona in Tucson for Master classes in Harp performance. She played at the Walt Disney Concert Hall with the Southeast Symphony Orchestra. She performed with the All-Star all female group Jazz In Pink. She has since started her own band and played with Ne-Yo and collaborated on other artist projects adding her harp magic. Mariea has released three projects and releasing her fourth album this year. She has headlined the Capitol Jazz festival, Catalina Jazz festival, San Diego jazz festival and won numerous awards, Black Women in Jazz and the arts awards in Atlanta, The Black music award.

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