Born and raised in Washington, D.C., musician, vocalist, percussionist, and composer Akua Allrich attended Howard University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Jazz Studies. Inspired by artists such as Nina Simone and Miriam Makeba, Allrich often infuses her work with elements of African genres and American soul. She sings in the many languages of contemporary jazz, including Zulu, Xhosa, Portuguese, French, Spanish, and English. Experience the wide variety Allrich has to offer. We look forward to seeing you!