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Anna Fisher and Jawge Hughes
Anna Fisher and Jawge Hughes
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16 Tracks
Anna Fisher and Jawge Hughes present fresh new sounds. A fusion of reggae, hip-hop, jazz, r&b, classical and latin make this albums' songlist oustandingly class
11 songs
Irie Greetings Massive, Anna Fisher here hailing you up from the Golden State, specifically Los Angeles. I'll be blunt, you need to take a listen to a cool sound that we're getting on an oboe and and English horn rubbing against the luscious keyboard stylings of, Jawge Hughes. When I first started taking lessons, the usual knee jerk response was, "What's an oboe?" although the savvy few with some degree of musical education would respond, "Gorgeous instrument the oboe, but it's one of the hardest instruments to play! What made you choose oboe?" and I usually respond, "Yes, hard, but I love the sound sooooooo much!" Listen to any classical symphony or opera and tell me the oboist's melodies aren't the most beautiful, well at least equally as gorgeous as the English horn or French horn's mournful and triumphant solos. But an orchestra is like any team and every member is interdependent. No one instrument is more or less important than another except for those who carry the most important solos and nail them flawlessly night after night! This comes with years of practice and commitment. Please listen closely, this music has lots of fresh ideas you're sure to appreciate. We felt it was time for something new that we weren't hearing out there and made a commitment to create this lifesong. So here we are and here's our sound. Please sign the message board with your ideas and if you think your friends will like it, pass it on. Please help us change the world, one heart at a time, right now! Thank you very much, Peace, One Love and Light, Anna Fisher
Band/artist history
Ana and Jawge began rehearsing for the road in October 2004. However, they've collaborated ever since they met each other at Joe Higgs New Years Eve Show in 1998 at Leimert Park in Los Angeles. While discussing where Jawge was from on St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Anna explained that she had been the Elementary Music Teacher for St. John Public Schools for 10 years and actually taught his cousins (Richards Family of St. John) for many years. As we start naming names we realized we knew so many of the same people and vowed to return one day. Many of his fondest memories from youth contained visits to St. John for family gatherings and summer vacations away from the urban environment of the housing development he returned home to each night. We unreservedly present you our dream for balance in the world hoping that this music will build those dreams of youth into clearer focus. We both had heard, "Do what you love and the money will follow!" To which we all thought was a beautiful standard to live by. We love it, it was a labor of love from beginning to end.
Have you performed in front of an audience?
Yes, and wanting to do more! Love it, love it, love it! Visit my website to see my busy tour schedule! Lately, I've opened for United Nations Prize of Peace Recipient, Ivory Coast Reggae Megastar, Alpha Blondy three times, Third World Band (thrice plus recorded) , danced onstage with Beres, Marcia Griffiths, and Maxi Priest. Performed Exodus at The Roxy in a grand finale to mark Bob's presence at the only club Bob Marley and The Wailers played in Los Angeles with the legendary Aston "Familyman" Barrett and The Wailers themselves. I've sung back-up and opened for Frankie Paul on four shows. I've performed oboe onstage with Rankin' Joe, Winston Hussey and Simple Simon. Toured with Joe Higgs and the Fully Fullwood Band. Spent three years working hand in hand with David Townsend (Surface) and his legendary dad, Ed to inspire rehabilitation in one's life direction. Jazz and Blues Vocal Megastar, Barbara Morrison has invited me to sit in close to 20 times now! Hey guys, call your local radio stations and ask for my music it really helps me!!! Many music ratings use radio request logs to direct popularity of a song. If you'd like to see me forwarding the vibes in your town, please direct your festival and club promoters to this site. Together we can make it happen! Give Thanks! One Love!
Your musical influences
Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson and The Jackson Five, Third World Band, Steel Pulse, Luciano, Beres Hammond, Dean Fraser, Calton Coffie, Ed Townsend, Ali Woodsen, Al Wison, Chaka Khan, Diana Ross and The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Barbara Morrison, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Mary Martin, Julie Andrews, Basia, The Beatles, The Who, The Rolling Stones, Cat Stevens, Carole King, Horace Silver, Kevin Eubanks, Cuba Gooding, Sr., Lui Lui Satterfield, Rick James, Tina & Ike Turner, Whoopi Goldberg, Ellen Degeneres, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Carson Daley, Conan O'Brien.
What equipment do you use?
Anything with a chip.
Anything else?
Words cannot describe this music. Only your heart can. Spread love. Give thanks to Jah Almighty, for health and strength and for my precious family and you! XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOX
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