MzCarmona
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Drums, Trumpet, Trombone.

ABOUT

Elissa Carmona is a Bronx-based singer/songwriter, Air Force veteran, and winner of the 2019 Arts Fund Award and 2018 Artist for Community awards. Trained at NYC’s famed Music & Art High School, she holds a BA in social science and MSW degree in business. In 2016, she founded Morrisania Band Project (MBP), an award-winning musical collective that adds vibrancy to the South Bronx through music, community engagement, and social causes.

Screen name:
MzCarmona
Member since:
Dec 12 2015
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

A soul singer with gospel roots, Elissa now performs throughout NYS to promote awareness for causes like sickle cell disease, gun violence, and hurricane relief. She will headline at Rockwood Music Hall on August 3rd, and is presently touring "Natural Woman", a tribute to the iconic Aretha Franklin. She also salutes Chaka Khan, Tina Turner, Grace Jones, and Mary J. Blige in "Queens & Divas", a celebration of leading women rock, funk, and soul singers.

Instrument experience:

Vocalist - Soprano:
Expert
Background Singer:
Expert
Vocalist:
Advanced
Vocalist - Alto:
Advanced