DUST3Y & FRIENDS
An International Operation, Dust3y presents Dust3y[LIVE], bringing together a stellar cast of musical personalities to bring his produced works to the live stage. Welcoming penelope* & Malaika Washington of CatoKilla to the mic, Dust3y[LIVE] of Sydney, Australia showcases the community of talented vocalists/instrumentalists who are creating a new kind of sound for Hip-Hop & RnB between Brooklyn, New York & Sydney, Australia. Steeped in a respect for tradition, with a forward leaning focus, the wild psychedelic beat production of Dust3y offers a colorful timelessness, while maintaining a sense of avant-garde focus.
Anaiet Soul is a protean musician, composer, vocalist from Chicago, Illinois. At the age of six, Anaiet’s desire to pursue creativity manifested and she took to piano as her primary instrument, learning to play by ear, and later learning to read music and picking up her second instrument in her family church’s orchestra. Having attended the Chicago Highschool for the Arts in 2014, Anaiet underwent classical and jazz piano training, studying with the late and great Willie Pickens at the Ravinia Jazz Mentor Program, Steve Million at Merit School of Music, and the world renowned pianist Geo Cooper. Anaiet has toured with Manual Cinema’s “No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks” (2019), became a staple in Sistazz of the Nitty Gritty with Angel Bat Dawid and shortly thereafter opened for the Sun Ra Arkestra at the Summerstage Central Park Jazz Fest (2022), was a featured artist at Fulcrum Point’s Tribute to the AAMOA (2022), and headlined their very first show at The Hideout in Chicago (2022). Since then Anaiet has remained an established freelance musician in Chicago’s bustling music scene, establishing themself as a solo artist and playing with a variety of acts,artists and productions, such as Force!: An Opera,the John Wesley Experience, Khaliyah X, Debbie-Marie Brown,Senite and others.
Camila Isabel is a vocalist, writer, and musician from the West Side of Chicago. Her musical background explores the sounds, textures and feelings of Jazz and Soul Music, and introduces rhythms influenced by her lineage from the Caribbean Islands. Camila has been performing in and around the city since she was 15 years old, playing in venues such as Andy’s Jazz Club, The Jazz Showcase, and private events at The Ritz Hotel. Emerging now as the foundation of her trio Cëra, she hopes to cultivate an air of intimacy whenever she performs, bringing sensual, warm sounds and poetry to those with a listening ear.