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Madoca:
This Atlanta-based keyboardist won several awards in her native Japan, and blends jazz, fusion and funk (think Chick Corea). She’s worked with Eric Marienthal and opened for Chris Botti, and tours as a duo with guitarist/singer (and former member of TC Jason S.O.S. Band sideman) Prince Redd.
- Jim Reed - Connect Savannah Magazine


Wow! What a great time Madoca and Prince provided for us at our wedding reception! Their professionalism, fun spirit, and pure talent combined to make a perfect evening. They were such a joy to work with and we were sad to see the evening end. Madoca's piano skills and Prince's beautiful voice proved to work together beautifully. Thank you for an amazing reception!
- Jennifer and Ryan McNally - (bride and bridegroom)


Madoca and Prince MADE this party! My guests were thrilled and treated us to some of the most wonderful music -- better than I could have imagined! The song line up was great and these two gave us a fabulous performance! I would recommend them to anyone having a party big or small!
- Mary Wilson


Madoca and Company are right up there with the hottest talent that RexTrax studios has ever worked with. Their new album is a must have for any true jazz enthusiast and for that matter, anyone who loves great music performed by astonishing talent. Also as a fan who has seen them perform live, I must say I'm extremely impressed with their show. Madoca and Company are cutting edge and sure to make an impact in the hearts of music lovers that appreciate a super high level of energy and talent.
- Dusty Hale - CEO of Rex Trax Studios


I heard you guys Duo play at the Paradise City. Wow! I was so thrilled to have you all there making our dinner even better! So thank you. You both were amazing and I would be pleased to have you entertain at any event I produce!" - Lauren Taylor-Corporate and Personal Event Planner


Madoca & Co was absolutely wonderful. A wedding is a once in a lifetime opportunity. They communicated with us and responded to our request quickly and efficiently. The are very talented and I would recommend them for any occassion.



http://www.gigmasters.com/clientfeedback.asp?rowid=13033 - Stephanie T - Wedding, Atlanta, GA


Madoca has absolutely done a fantastic job with "Mysterious Ways". This High-energy disc covers the full range of sounds, while mostly jazz. Madoca expands her compositions by touching them with aspects of fusion, pop and funk to heart wrenching soul. Madoca blends both traditional instruments, as well as, electronic music with her world-class piano and organ. The results are very engaging compositions that are dynamic in creativity and musicianship. "Mysterious Ways"will carry you through a range of sensations and emotions, effortlessly. Seriously, Madoca is playing from the backbone and talking no prisoners with "Mysterious Ways". - "Abyss Jazz Magazine" by Rachelle Bivins


Mysterious Ways offers the listener the best of both worlds; smooth, yet technically and musically sound. The mix of sounds, textures and mood altering material is refreshing and different from most piano based artists' offerings. Madoca's playing is impeccable, her musical support team, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Prince Redd and Melvin Miller on trumpet are appropriately complimentary. This is music that is here to stay. - Ginger Dee - Jazz WCLK 91.9FM


Thank ya''ll so much for the amazing entertainment and support you showed us! I can''t begin to tell you how impressed our guests were with ya''ll''s talents! Thank you for making our vision come true with your talents and kindness. It was a pleasure to have ya''ll involved in our planning! If anyone ever asks for a reference please know you are welcome to give them my contact information so I can boast about how wonderful you both are!
- Lauren T. Hutchinson (bride and bridegroom)


It was our pleasure. I had so many compliments on your performance and thank you for working with our singer Kristenicia. It made it even more special. You all are fun and so great to work with. Thank you.
- Jill Gossett - Fragile Kids Foundation Event


Discography

MADOCA has released "Mysterious ways" full length of CD, August 2005.

* Download at iTunes:
http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?playListId=128755043

* Download at EMusic:
http://www.emusic.com/album/10937/10937938.html?fref=700329

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Bio

MADOCA [pronounced "ma du ka"] is a pianist/ keyboardist/ songwriter/ ASCAP music publisher and recording artist. Her style consists of contemporary jazz, fusion, soul and funk blended together to provide sustenance for your mind and soul. Madoca began studying piano/organ at the age of 7 and graduated the Senzoku Music University Senior High School in Kawasaki Japan with a major in Composition and Piano. In 1982 she received the Yamaha Nemu Music School Scholarship in Tokyo where she studied jazz piano/ organ/ arrangement/ jazz ensemble and theory. Madoca got her first taste of show business in 1985 when touring with Japanese national bands and also performing on NHK TV in Tokyo/Osaka. From 1990 to 1993 she performed with several American Jazz/R&B bands in Tokyo/ Yokohama/ Kyoto. In 1994, Madoca moved to Hong Kong where she performed/ world tour (Australia, Canada, China, France, Holland, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States of America) with various Chinese major artists including PolyGram recording artist Jacky Chueng. Her selection, "I Don't Cry Anymore" was the winner in the 8th Song Writer's Quest in 1996, a competition organized by the Composer and Authors Society of Hong Kong. She has worked with numerous recording artists including Eric Marienthal, Paul Young , All 4 One and Australian Orchestra. "Music is my life" Madoca says. She performs with passion, playing with deep feeling and expression. Her image and objectives are classy & sexy. In 1998, Madoca met Guitar player / Singer, The Prince Project, when he was touring in Hong Kong with Jason Bryant from the S.O.S. band. Since that day, they've traveled the world as a group.

In 2003 Madoca moved to Atlanta, Georgia to form her band, MADOCA & Co., who has been performing throughout the Atlanta area including Centennial Olympic Park, the Philips Arena, the Gwinnett Center, Suwanee’s Town Center Park, the Bluelights, the Crowe's Nest, the Paradise City, the Meniscus Tavern, the Village Corner, AKA the Atlanta Women's Club, the Five Spot, the Blue Room, the Michon's, the Grape, Hyatt Regency Hotels, Renaissance Concourse Hotel, the South Beach Bistro, the KC Pit bbq, Villa Christina, Crystal Lake Golf and Country Club, Houston's finest, Sassafras, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, the Art Institute of Atlanta, Windham Vinings, Emory Conference Center, Joli Kobe Bistro, Musician club, Justin's, Sambuca and many private events. In 2004, MADOCA performed in the Showcase of Atlantis Music Conference and opened for Chris Botti. In 2005 MADOCA opened shows for Rick Braun, Jonathan Butler and Richard Elliott at the Michelob GOT JAZZ Concert. She also has opened shows for Pamela Williams at the Sambuca Jazz Cafe in 2007. MADOCA also performed in the 2005 Lincoln Vibe Smooth Jazz Concert Series presented by Smooth Jazz 107.5 WJZZ FM, opened for Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on March 2006 presented by Atlanta Hawks. Madoca & Company performed in the Suwanee Smooth Jazz 107.5 Concert Series and Jazz 91.9 Wednesday Wind Down Free Concert Series. "America is one of my favorite countries" she says. Madoca's musical capability and style are influenced by and spans the spectrum of Herbie Hancock, Joe Sample and Chick Corea, yet are uniquely her own. Paying her performance dues for the last 20 years, it is now time for Madoca to come to the forefront as an artist. Her band members connect with her and are committed to expose and explore their musical abilities in and through MADOCA & Co.. Her newly released CD titled "Mysterious Ways" (August 2005) is available at Tower Records.com and CD Baby.com, with the songs "Chillin in the shade", "Eternal Summer" and "Hot Cookin' City" getting airplay on Jazz 91.9 WCLK FM, WBCX 89.1 FM, WRFG 89.3 FM and other college radio stations across the country.

MADOCA:
Contact: Prince Redd
PH# 678-499-8494
Email: americanmusic2000-top@yahoo.com