Ariel B is a singer/ songwriter working to create a solid collection of music. Influenced by Artists such as Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Prince, Chaka Khan and many others, Ariel B. is inspired by their hard work and dedication to musicianship, Ariel B hopes to be a leading voice and a positive influence in the music industry.
Ariel B has seen success on the local San Francisco music scene. She expanded her horizons in classical music while attending The Ruth Asawa School Of The Arts High School in San Francisco. She sings in Italian, French, and German. She also sings at several clubs in the Bay Area doing covers and her own songs. Ariel has previously worked with famed producer, Narada Michael Waldon. Narada has produced the greats - Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey are among this celebrated group.
Her latest release finds Ariel B. set to make a winter splash with her first holiday collection, featuring “ Candy Coated Love”, an original song co-written by Ariel B and Troy Laureta (Ariana Grande) and produced by Grammy winning producer, Jeffrey Weber.
For her holiday set, Weber invited an all-star group of musicians and singers to perform with her, live, in the studio. Her band includes Joe Otis - drums (Beyonce, Ariana Grande), Rhonda Smith - bass (Prince, Jeff Beck), Tariqh Akoni - guitar (Josh Groban, Aretha Franklin), Troy Laureta - Arranger, Keyboards (Ariana Grande, David Foster), Will Wheaton - Background vocals (Michael Jackson, Natalie Cole), Bridgett Bryant - Background Vocals (Phil Collins, Stevie Wonder) and Jason Morales - Background Vocals (Lalah Hathaway, Harry Styles, Lenny Kravitz).
Ariel B - "Music has always been my beacon. When I first discovered I could sing I knew I would never be alone again. I sometimes forget how blessed I am to have one of the greatest and most influential gifts bestowed on me. It has given me strength in times of weakness, joy in times of sadness and also helped many others around me through the phases of life."
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