PRESS QUOTES

Her music ... is universal and transcends our commercialized genres. It resonates. She walks the balance between truth and uplifting.
— Ian Huges, KBCS Music Director
Wachira’s voice is a melding of rich sources from her childhood in Kenya, her Northwest home, and such American inspirations as Tracy Chapman and South African activist Miriam Makeba
— Northwest Music Scene
Naomi’s music carries grace, authenticity, positivity and acoustic rhythms that blend Western and African melodies that is sure to touch your soul.
— Living Ma'at Magazine
Naomi has the unique vocal ability to assert both power and sensitivity in her melodies, to hold a room breathless each time she opens her mouth to sing.
— Project Girl Crush
Wachira’s velvety alto and unpredictable vocal lines over her folky wholesome guitar strumming reflect musical upbringing and African homeland.
— The Source Weekly, OR

Artists Worked with: Damien Jurado, Ari Hest, Valerie June, Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for  Cutie), Mat Kearney, Sera Cahoone, Shemekia Copeland

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