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Aya Ishida: Day by Day

Read "Day by Day" reviewed by Jim Olin

Aya Ishida has the kind of softly enveloping, fragile voice that can sing just about anything and make it instantly appealing. Her voice itself is an instrument, rising and lowering with the overall temperature of each track. It can soar or caress depending on the mood of the song. This New York jazz singer has a ...

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Aya Ishida

Aya Ishida is a New York based vocalist and composer. Originally from Japan, she moved to NYC in 2013 to pursue a music degree at City University of New York Hunter college. In 2014 She transferred to City University of New York City College where she received a B.F.A in Jazz performance under the Kaye Scholarship graduating with Degree Honors Magna Cum Laude in 2017. From the age of 8, Aya has been surrounded by music. Whether it was learning piano or singing in choirs as a soloist, she was always drawn to the energy of performing and discovering. After arriving in New York, Aya took her talent to new heights by studying with such masters as Steve Wilson and Carolyn Leonhart (just to name a couple)