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Jana Mashonee / Press

“Stay With Me Baby "Some music is meant to be listened to with the volume down, a nice glass of wine and a slow burning fire. This is not one of those songs. crank your stereo up and start a roaring fire in the pit in your backyard. Invite the neighbors over, stop cars going down your street and invite total strangers. They'll all thank you when they hear this song!"”

"For fans of Jana Mashonee there is no other voice that does what her voice does to the soul. The gorgeous, exotic, spiritually seductive Mashonee makes the listener her willing captive. She has graced the covers of countless magazines and it wasn't until I came across her in an ArtChix Magazine issue did I hear her for the first time. My God, I couldn't believe I had been missing out on the "Mashonee Miracle"...her voice. The Voice of a Goddess. She was named ArtChix Magazine's 2011 Artist of the Year and being a fan of all Music, I just had to know what all the rave was about. I became an instant fan."

"Elvis was quoted describing Canadian Ann Murray as having the "clearest" vocals he ever heard. He never listened to Jana Mashonee. Her voice is clear, it's pure, and it's powerful without being over powering. The notes she hit were laser accurate."

“Jana Mashonee - ArtChix Magazine Artist of the Year - This year, we have opted to choose a female vocalist who has filled the hearts and ears of her listeners with what has been described as “a spiritual experience in music”. In making our choice, we choose from among the most promising, most unique artists. We had considered choosing someone from the genre of film or visual art this year and more than 30 candidates were vetted. Their talents are just amazing. But then we came to know Jana Mashonee."”

"New Moon Born shows off Mashonee's powerful vocals and impressive range."

"Jana has it going on!!! All the songs on "New Moon Born" are uplifting and at times even inspiring. Jana’s vocal sensibilities are strong but soothing at the same time. This is just first-rate feel good music."

"Jana Mashonee, Native American Singer/Songwriter has won the Pop category at the 2009 Indian Summer Music Awards"

"Best Vocalist of the Month Jana Mashonee’s rendition of “A Change Is Gonna Come” is faithful to the spirit of this ‘60s soul standard, yet it also impressively showcases her own powerful vocal style."

"Nothing prepares you for Mashonee's stark beauty & lush vocals, especially on tracks like "Take Me Back" and "For Just One Night."

Editor's Pick - CURVE MAGAZINE

“She’s a performer for whom you’d gladly buy a concert ticket even if she was singing the phonebook...she has the potential to be a legend...instantly memorable and recognizable; resounding in the listener’s mind like a lucid dream...a breakout recording.”

"A gifted singer, Mashonee hits her mark numerous times on this excellent disc. Jana Mashonee is definitely a gifted artist and this new album should find her a whole new set of fans. If you enjoy well-crafted pop music with spectacular vocals, than this one’s for you."

"This woman’s voice sells itself. Jana’s songs meld sophisticated, Philadelphia Soul inspired chord progressions with a sultry, vibrato-intense voice that is equally comfortable hovering in smoky lows as it is making sprightly leaps to crystalline highs."

"The International Museum of Twenty-first Century Arts is proud to announce Jana Mashonee’s acceptance as a Goodwill Ambassador"

"New Moon Born, Jana Mashonee's latest, is an album of pop songs and R ‘n’ B-laced power ballads, originals and covers"

"Jana Mashonee is the pride of the Lumbee Nation. A talented singer- songwriter, she flawlessly integrates Native American music with world, R&B, soul, and pop."

"Her beautiful, floating ballad-style voice, and her great persona on stage has won her a great deal of fans..."

"If you’re going to make it in the field as an R n B singer you’ve got to have range, control and a strong vibrato as well as good looks. You’ve also got to have that intangible known as soul and Jana has the whole package as far as I’m concerned. This girl has got skills..."

"This gorgeous Native American princess is true to her roots yet delivers a contemporary feel, almost combining world music and R&B, in this ambitious CD it works." Miss Molly Records (janamashonee.com). Review: N.F."

“A gifted singer, Mashonee hits her mark numerous times on this excellent disc...hypnotic and deeply soulful...this new album should find her a whole new set of fans.”

Jason Thompson - Bullz-Eye Magazine

“Simply amazing with a fresh R&B sound, but with so much vibrant soul coming from the voice of Mashonee. Jana displays powerful, yet sensual verses by way of her incredible vocal range. From fun and upbeat rhythms to slowed-down and love-like tempos can all be heard on New Moon Born.”

"A blend of soulful r&b and soft pop sung in Jana’s delicately powerful voice, New Moon Born bears marks of Jana’s lifelong influences, like Alicia Keys, Annie Lennox and Sarah McLachlan."

“She sounds like the American incarnation of Adele and Duffy with a harkening back to not just 50's and 60's soul but the real Americana music of Otis Redding and Ben E. King coupled with the powerful vocals of Alicia Keys.It’s just awesome. ”

“I know that I will be eagerly anticipating anything else to come down the line in the next few years from Mashonee. If you are a fan of a strong, authoritative statements made by independent women, ‘New Moon Born’ should be the next disc to pick up.”