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"Ryan is a versatile vocalist and works the material in that chic space where the frontiers of jazz, theater and cabaret converge."

-John McDonough, Downbeat


Award-winning Jazz vocalist Monika Ryan to release a new album of entirely original jazz songs in Summer of 2023!

Be among the first to hear Monika's new album performed live in New York on Monday, June 26th, 2023 from 7-9pm. 
Tickets are available here Seating is limited. 

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A short introduction

Monika Ryan is an award-winning New York-based recording artist, singer, songwriter, producer, arranger, and conceptual creative across multiple genres. Monika's heart and artistic voice are firmly rooted in the jazz idiom. She was a private student of the late great Jackie Paris and she took classes with Sheila Jordan while she was a student at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, graduating in 1997. She is also a Voting Member of The Recording Academy (GRAMMYs®).

As a songwriter, she is playful, philosophical, and clever. As a performer, Monika is engaging, delightful, buoyant, intelligent, and sophisticated. 

"Monika's performance is adventurous, relevant, and fresh, every night. A fine live music experience."

- Benoit Glazer
McGill University, Cirque du Soleil, Founder, Artistic and Technical Director at Timucua Arts Foundation

Aakasha by Aakasha
2022 Global Music Award-winning album

Aakasha has been selected as a 2022 Global Music Award-winning album in New Age music! And...

Aakasha is Nominated for "Best Vocal Album" in One World Music Radio's BEST OF 2022 AWARDS.

Check back in May 2023!

Featured Music

Aakasha is new age, meditative music. And, Aakasha is a band of artists from the United States, India, and around the world, and is led by Monika Ryan, Siddhant Bhatia, Keerthy Narayanan, and Mia Moravis.

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