shapeimage_2Maryanne Ito is a singer/songwriter

mi 1Combining a classically soulful sound with an amazingly sultry voice, Ms. Maryanne Ito of Honolulu, Hawaii, is poised to redefine the complexion of Soul and R&B music.

From an initial listen, her command of angelic harmonies, profound lyrics and incredible vocal range have captivated a wide variety of audiences; including many music enthusiasts, radio and club disc jockeys and fellow musicians.

Her earlier appearances as a backup singer for her older brother and musician, Bless’d Chil‘, peaked the interest of James Westbrook from the production duo known as Slapp Symphony.

Their ensuing collaborative effort produced the neo-soul gem entitled “With You“. The song became a lead single on Slapp Symphony’s Hawaii Music Award winning album, “Lands Of The Lost“.

MaryAnne – With U

m2Her voice became the shining star of the album and caught the attention of several pillars of the local music scene. The success of “With You” led to a series of television appearances including, Dis-N-Dat TV, Living Local With The Baracquios and Tiny TV.

Her resume continues to grow with performances at The Hawaii Music Awards, The Hawaii Food Bank’s Hunger Walk, opening for hip hop acts such as Blackstar and Jean Grae and touring the US Pacific Northwest.

Current projects include songwriting for other artist as well as writing and recording her debut album. With so much more in the works, Maryanne is positioned to be in the music world for many years to come.

From an initial listen, her angelic vocal expressions easily captivate listeners however, it is a mixture of her vocal talent and her adept play on words that have converted a number of empathetic listeners into loyal fans. Maryanne is currently working on her debut Album due June 5, 2014

Sure Shot Love

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How I Feel – Maryanne Ito Ft. Jemere Morgan (Music Video)

Collaborations:

I Found U“, with Bless Chil‘, single (2006)
With U“, Slapp Symphony’s Landz Of The Lost (2008)
Compare 2 U“, with Dyvon, Fool’s Scholarship (2011)
Waking Up“, Slapp Symphony Presents: Drown Em In Beats, Save Em With Rhymes (2011)
Peaceful“,Chastise and DJ Bennie James (2012)
Stone Groove Family DJs Presents: So Silky Smooth, I Love Dilla ft Ms. Maryanne Ito” Mixtape (2013)
Lit“, with Kwalified, Listen & Share (2013)

Maryanne Ito & The JMT Experiment LIVE @ Crossroads

Singles:

Sure Shot Love” produced by The Level (2013)

Performances:

The Hawaii Music Awards (2009)
Living Local With The Baraquios, TV Apperance (2009)
Blackstar at The Hawaii Theatre (2011)
Queen Supreme (2012)
Jean Grae at Next Door (2012)
Poly Girls Rock (2012)
The Hawaii Food Bank’s Annual Hunger Walk (2012)
Nesian Winter Groove (2013)
Nesian Fest (2013)
Breast Cancer Benefit for Chantel Alefaio (2013)
High Chief XL Memorial Salute (2013)

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