NYC - based artist Leah Hinton is releasing her new R&B Pop single "Away" on September 24, 2021, with her official music video to follow. A song of transformation, “Away” celebrates a newness of self. Liberating and refreshing, the song feels like a cool breeze on a hot summer day, lifting us up and carrying us away on its scripture-inspired journey of growth and change.
Leah, Berklee College of music graduate and 2018 Jazz Act of the Year nominee for the New England Music Awards has been performing along the East Coast, teaching music, writing and collaborating with artists such as Valerie Simpson, Peter Collins, Kennedy Administration, Binky Griptite and Ray Angry. Her most recent single 'Teach Me' and latest EP 'SonKissed' are available on all purchasing and streaming platforms. Her sound is Jazz influenced music that brings you Neo-Soul vibes with a positive message about love and life. Excited about this release she is also sharing it with her audience who tune in to her Sunday weekly internet radio show, 'Sweet Sounds' aired on EAJ1023radio.com.
Originating from Henderson, North Carolina, she grew up singing in school, church, community choirs and studying music and instruments grew her love for and knowledge of different styles of music. She always had a fondness of jazz and soul music starting at a young age, as her father would play Jazz and Motown music on the radio. Going on to perform in some of the top NYC venues she also enjoys being involved in community events and giving back. It is very important to her to help others as many have helped her. She has great things in store for her in the near future and much music and passion to share with the world.