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Alternative Soul and Folk artists, Whitney Monge and Naomi Wachira perform

Two powerful and beautiful voices are joining forces to perform at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley.

Whitney Monge moved from her home in Spokane, WA to play in the Seattle scene. She went from street performing in Pike Place Market, to playing in packed venues at the Triple Door, Showbox Market, and The Crocodile. She was also featured in an award-winning documentary, 'Find Your Way: A Busker's Documentary'. Her music was influenced by the 90's rock scene and became her own genre, which she calls Alternative Soul.

Naomi Wachira was awarded as the best folk singer in Seattle in 2013. She is known for her storytelling through music and her stage presence. Her music comes from her childhood in Kenya, the Northwest where she lives, and inspirations Tracy Chapman and activist Miriam Makeba.

Whitney and Naomi performed on New Day then chatted about Whitney's new EP, Carry On, and about Naomi's current songwriting project.

Connect with Whitney on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @WhitneyMonge

Connect with Naomi on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @ImAnAfricanGirl

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