“Powerful, soulful, spirited songs filled with stories of joy, struggle, love and social justice.” -Fusicology
Jazz and folk trained, hip-hop educated, and influenced by her Jewish roots, Sariyah Idan embodies fiery sensuality rooted in cultural, social and verbal poetry. A New York bred independent singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Sariyah grew up touring as a singer and dancer in the world folk ensemble The Vanaver Caravan which opened her to a global awareness. Her music weaves a sonic tapestry of both multicultural urban identity and cultural activism. Her vocals, often compared to Nai Palm and Sade, recently featured on first nations MC Artson’s top charting album “Brave Star”, Dumi RIGHT’s album “Doing It The Right Way”, and DJ Haj i Ji’s EP “Reports Of My Demise”.
Following the release of her “Deeper Than Skin EP” and “Not Afraid Mixtape”, Sariyah is currently recording her debut LP at studios in Los Angeles, Berlin, and Porto. Ms Idan has shared stages with legends and mentors Lee “Scratch” Perry, Pete Seeger and Yusef Lateef as well as recordings with Marcia Griffiths and Caron Wheeler on Vienna based Dubblestandart’s album “Woman In Dub”.
LIVE SHOW BOOKINGS
Sariyah is available for bookings at venues and events. Her band ranges from a small acoustic ensemble, a full band or a 2 person DJ soundsystem act. Size and style of arrangement depends on the type of venue and budget. Sariyah is always available as guest aa vocalist and lyricist for live shows and recordings with other artists.