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Farayi Malek

Farayi Malek is a jazz and contemporary vocalist, composer, arranger and educator currently residing in Eugene, Oregon. She received her bachelor’s degree in Contemporary Improvisation from New England Conservatory of Music in 2017 where she studied with vocalist and composer, Dominique Eade. Upon completion, she continued on to receive a master’s degree in Contemporary Performance at the Berklee Global Jazz Institute in 2018, under the tutelage of world-renowned pianist and composer, Danilo Perez.

In January of 2018, Farayi was a Berklee Global Jazz Ambassador at the Panama Jazz Festival where she was a performer and instructor of workshops. In May 2018, she was invited to perform in Novosibirsk, Russia with Berklee’s New Spirit Quintet under the direction of the Dean of the Performance Division at Berklee, Ron Savage. In January 2019, Farayi returned to the Panama Jazz Festival as vocalist of Danilo Perez’s Global Messengers, with whom she now tours. She completed her Post-Master’s Fellowship at the Berklee Global Jazz Institute in June of 2019 and, shortly thereafter, was invited to perform with the Ron Savage Trio at the Mindel Summer Jazz Festival in Sao Vicente, Cape Verde.


In addition to her performance ventures, Farayi Malek is a passionate music educator. In January of 2020, she founded Allegro Virtual Preparatory Instruction, LLC, an online learning platform that strives to provide students with the highest possible level of preparation for the study of music in higher education in order to maximize admittance, scholarship funding, and foundational skills for success and heightened creativity. In addition to her online program, she is an instructor of voice, piano and composition at Eugene Piano Academy, located in Eugene, Oregon.

Margaux Vranken - Purpose (radio edit) - Official Video
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Margaux Vranken - Purpose (radio edit) - Official Video

Margaux Vranken, Purpose (radio edit), Official Video More info: « Purpose » is about music, friendship, and about how to find your place in the world. Farayi Malek, the lead singer of the song, has collaborated closely with Margaux Vranken to write the lyrics. Filmed and recorded in New York City, this music video tells the story of Margaux’s journey in the USA, both as an aspiring young musician and as a human being. Pianist/composer Margaux Vranken is releasing her new single « Purpose » on Igloo Records. Lyrics (Farayi Malek): When I look out into the world, what I see it’s hard not to feel hopeless But the power of a song can give a moment of purpose You can carry it all around, in your mind, your body and your spirit Warm like the shelter of a friend, is music In the moments of doubt and pain, it’s a place you can always go home to There for you and to be shared, is music -- JazzAndBluesExperience ♫ SUBSCRIBE HERE : (Re)Discover the Jazz and Blues greatest hits ! ♫ JazznBluesExperience is your channel for all the best jazz and blues music. Find your favorite songs and artists and experience the best of jazz music and blues music. Subscribe for free to stay connected to our channel and easily access our video updates! ♫ Facebook FanPage : ♫ Jazz & Blues on Deezer : ♫ Jazz & Blues on Spotify :
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