“All it takes is one time. You see Akina Adderley onstage and you instantly fall for her dynamism and her superstar performance. You want a show? This lady delivers with finesse.” –Laurie Gallardo, KUT 90.5 FM
“Jazz is in Akina Adderley’s blood, and it flows with a warm mix of old-school soul and R&B.” –Margaret Moser, The Austin Chronicle
"If you think they don't make R&B divas like they used to, pick up Say Yes and let Akina Adderley prove you wrong." -Mark Deming, AllMusic.com
“Remember when music was fun and wasn't just an exercise in trying to make chart-topping hits and crafting a flash-in-the-pan image? Akina Adderley certainly does.” –Stewart Smith, The Tyler Morning Telegraph
"With her horn-propelled local octet, Adderley delivers old-school R&B with uncommon panache, separating [her] from the recent soul revival." –Jim Caligiuri, The Austin Chronicle
I am so proud and thrilled to announce that Nori’s debut full-length album, World Anew, was officially released today! This project has been and continues to be one of my most fulfilling musical adventures. I’ve been […]
July 2nd, 2012|Comments Off on AKINA ADDERLEY DAY!
On June 28, 2012, Mayor Lee Leffingwell proclaimed Akina Adderley Day in Austin, Texas! I was invited to City Hall for the official ceremony, during which I performed a song with a few Vintage Playboys […]