Singer + Songwriter + Performer
ADJOA SKINNER BIO:
Touring Performance Artist & "Vaudeville Singer-songwriter" Adjoa Skinner was born and raised outside of Buffalo, NY but now calls Los Angeles home. After spending two years working in Africa decided to pursue her career as a singer-songwriter in Los Angeles where she spent 7 years performing the club circuit. After being discovered by a local booker in Los Angeles Adjoa held two weekly residencies sponsored by Warner Music & ASCAP until she caught the ear of Grammy Award Winning Producer Charlie Peacock. Classically & Jazz trained with over 20 years of professional experience in music, making Skinner a sought after performer, teacher, session vocalist and multi-instrumentalist. She has opened for Grammy Award Winners The Civil Wars, Charlie Peacock, Amy Grant, Beth Hart, Reeve Carney (Spiderman The Musical), Daniel Bedingfield, Jason Joseph, The Voice’s Tony Lucca, American Idol’s Jackie Tohn, The Jonas Brothers, Shel and more.
Adjoa has performed in North America, Asia, Africa & Europe. She recently released the EP “The Sun" and acoustic album “Unfinished” in January 2013, her 5th & 6th musical releases of her career as a singer-songwriter. Skinner was a finalist in the Grammy Museum’s Be Heard Showcase in April 2013 and the International Songwriters Competition. Adjoa is a sought after Songwriter and lyricist and was chosen by Norwegian Tenor Torstein Sodal to write the lyrics to the famous Edvard Grieg Song “Morning Mood”. All in all, Adjoa is the total package and is moving not only herself but everyone she is connected with towards their destiny.