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Emily Braden

Emily Braden

Professional Singer | Songwriter |

"An award-winning jazz vocalist who has performed at notable NYC venues such as the Blue Note Jazz Club, Birdland Jazz Club, and on international festival circuits"

Emily Braden is an award-winning singer from New York City. Whether she’s fronting an genre-defying orchestra or leading a world-class trio in the heart of Manhattan, Braden has the innate ability to win the heart of any audience with her powerhouse vocals and striking stage presence

Winner of New York City’s prestigious “Best of the Best” Jazzmobile Vocal Competition, Braden’s signature sound is an effortless blend of jazz and soul. Her debut album Soul Walk is composed of high-energy originals and “flipped-out” jazz standards. Producer Misha Piatigorsky says, “As a singer, Emily has no boundaries. She gives me goose bumps.

Braden has performed at notable NYC venues such as the Blue Note Jazz Club (Late Night Groove Series), Birdland Jazz Club, le poisson rouge, BAMCafe and as well as on international festival circuits. East coast residencies include Richard Bona’s Club Bonafide and Minton’s Playhouse in Harlem, the original home of bebop. Braden has traveled to Burkina Faso, West Africa as part of the US Embassy’s Arts Envoy program. She recently made her debut as a featured vocalist with Post Modern Jukebox. Her vocal versatility has earned her a place as a front woman with The Sketchy Orkestra, the Matt Parker Trio and Oliver Swain’s Big Machine. Her own group Double Bass, Double Voice released their debut album in the US and Japan in February 2017. See

Lesson Highlights:

Subject Areas:

Music, Literacy, Listening, Connection, Entertaining, Creativity, Expression

Value Areas:

Musically Informed, Audience Engaging, Artistically Free

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