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MARYAM is a unique Singer-Songwriter & keyboardist originally from Northern California. She is known for her honest, funny, intelligent lyrics, warm heart-felt vocals, and infectious melodies, and use of a single keyboard in most of her songs.

In 1998 MARYAM recorded some of her cassette material onto CD format at Racous Records in Leawood Kansas.

In 2005 MARYAM released her first studio release "NOTHING NICE TO SAY", a pop-punk influenced yet genre-spanning CD recorded at 2 Willows studios in Forest Knolls. She enjoyed local popularity in Northern California performing at various venues including THE PHOENIX and was a regular at NORTH LIGHTS BOOK STORE. This CD is now available again online .... with her Siamese Adele on the cover!

In 2010 MARYAM released her 2nd studio recording "THERE ARE SONGS" recorded at Multidose in Lenexa Kansas.

Notes from Maryam's Former label MultiDose:

Kansas City has a new artist that will heighten and refresh the local music scene with a sound that combines both vintage and modern elements. This artist is MARYAM. The songwriter originally from Northern California is known for her honest, funny, and intelligent lyrics that are crafted with infectious melodies and warm heart-felt vocals. The songwriters 2005 release “Nothing Nice to Say” was a Pop Punk genre spanning album composed and mastered at Two Willows Studios. Having enjoyed local popularity in California, the songwriter is now exploring new territory in Kansas City with the most recently released “There Are Songs” album on MultiDose Records. This 2010 release broadens the songwriter’s spectrum of sound and increases the range of her audience from Punk/Indie (with songs like “Detoxing”) to a softer Alternative (with songs like “Short Attention Span”).

In 2013 Circular file, Nothing Nice to Say, There are Songs, Throw Away Girl & Politics of Love all became available in MP3 format online. MARYAM has music videos also on YOUTUBE of released and unreleased material. Soundcloud has many home recording available for free download.

2016 there is new music as well.

General Info

Band Members
Maryam El-Sherif
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Alternative / Indie / Punk

Contact Info

Kansas City, MO
Maryam El-Sherif

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