erika may ~ jazzy hippie chick
featuring – vocals, flute, & cello
erika may ~ jazzy hippie chick / her music is described as avant garde, jazzy,with an emotionally strong voice that has been compared to Norah Jones. Her songs are imbued with creativity like Bjork and Florence and the Machine, compelling lyrics like Joni Mitchell, embodied with a fiery world-spirit.
erika may has an eclectic mix of edgy and deep music flecked with jazz, folk and various world influences. Her songs are described as having soaring, lyrical melodies in emotionally driven performance which creates a dynamic experience.
As a solo artist, erika may will set up a grounding bass line with her cello creating cello loops, finger-pick the guitar, sing and improvise with her flute on original songs and a variety of cover tunes and jazz standards.
Whether it’s singing jazz standards, Spanish songs, or originals, and improvising on her flute as a solo act, accompanying herself on guitar and / or cello, or swinging with jazz combos as both a leader and a sideman, performing on flute in classical duets with piano or guitar, or being “in the band” with Americana/pop groups as a singer and flutist, erika may brings her personal flair, professionalism, and a loving joy of the music to each project.
Erika May’s flute playing is sought after as an accompaniment on many recordings. Contact her to add flute, vocals, or cello to your recording project!
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erika may’s first gig ever was performing for the King of Norway – on this cello!