Singer/Songwriter: Miko Reed
Producer: Al Fraser for "SmoothbeatsOnly.com (except for "His Love Reigns")
Album Mastered by Wayne Duncan, "Studio B"
Photography: Sean Meuse
Art Design: Yumiko "Miko" Reed
Musicians: Wayne Duncan, guitar and bass
Residency: Southern California
Background: Born and raised in Southern California. Studied music and visual arts in which she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual & Performing Arts.
Singer/Songwriter/Musician: Took up piano lessons at age 7, has been playing the keyboard and singing for her church praise and worship team for years. She has performed with many Christian bands and is currently singing with praise and worship teams as well as doing her solo performances in churches and other events.
My music: Gospel R&B/Soul with a touch of hip-hop and jazz. "I like to mix the styles together bringing the old together with the new and to emphasis my strengths in all areas of R&B; power vocals, well written spiritually-rooted lyrics, R&B with some old-school soul influences, and hip-hop beats."
Miko likes to focus on the importance of music, not just for entertainment's sake, but music with substance. Music that has spiritually uplifting lyrics that touches your soul.
Influences: From the old to the New, She likes it all!
New-Amel Larrieux, Mariah Carey, Yolanda Adams, Mary Mary, Alicia Keys...to the Old-Al Green, James Brown, Patrice Rushen, Gladys Knight.
Performances: Oceanside Pier Beach Outreach, Caesar's Café "Queens of Ministry" in San Diego, Berean Christian Bookstore in San Diego, The U-turn Lounge at Four Square Gospel Church in Sun Valley, "Gospel Review" outdoor music event, appeared as a guest performer on KPRZ 1210 AM radio show, performed live on Comcast Cable Network show in Los Angeles, and Time Warner cable in San Diego.