"We take a little bit of everything from around the world and make it into something," says keyboardist J. Sharp.
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The Louisiana-bred songstress earned her vocal chops being in the group Sophia Fresh and singing backup for Solange.
A seasoned writer in her own right, Polly has penned songs for the likes of Alicia Keys, Natasha Bedingfield and, most recently, J. Cole ('Crooked Smile").
The Boston-based gospel quartet describes their sound as "praise and worship" music.
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See why we're thrilled to introduce this exciting new jazz band.
The classically-trained singer describes her sound as a "mix of 70s soul, some gospel and some jazz."
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