Mariella is a soulful and charismatic vocalist, and one of New York City’s most sought-after performers. In addition to her versatile voice, she is an award-winning songwriter. Her poignant lyrics and masterful songwriting have earned her accolades worldwide, including the 2008 Billboard World Songwriting Contest grand prize, and an honorable mention in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. She is also the co-creator of one of NYC’s longest running and critically acclaimed hip-hop jam sessions, Freestyle Mondays. Mariella is also the founder of Jazz Baby Music, blending her love of Jazz with multi-sensory play for children. She can’t wait to jam with you!