Mariella & XO
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Music

The best kept secret in music

Press


"Freestyle Mondays"

"The cover is low,the energy is high and if you wondered where the real hip hop is at,this is your Monday night answer" - New York Press


"Mariella & The Good Results"

"Combining smooth vocals over funk beats, Mariella brings back flava to funk." - LolasArtsandentertainment.com


"No Mixed Results for The Good Results"

"When not taking us down memory lane with classic covers,The Good Results laid down originals like "Urban Summer" where Mariella flows like Erykah Badu." - 2WallsWebzine


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Bio

A lifelong performer, Mariella began her career as a dancer performing with such notables as Hank Williams jr,and Sergio Mendes. She has been a featured performer at the Superbowl, Sugarbowl, and festivals around the country. Although dance led her to the arts, it was music that really stirred her soul.
In 2002 Mariella began collaborating with friends who would later become the XO. It was during this period that Mariella discovered her voice as a soulful vocalist and developed into a poignant songwriter. Together they host "Freestyle Mondays", a critically acclaimed hip-hop open mic session attracting a who's who of emcees, musicians, and singers. Mariella and XO have been featured on Telemundo, BET, MNN, and various publications and webzines.They have become a mainstay performing at top NYC venues,including the acclaimed "Summer Stage" series opening for latin funk band "Yerba Buena". Look for Mariella and XO aboard the Intrepid this summer for the MS society's annual charity event!
Mariella's live show is dynamic and full of personality. Mariella's love of jazz,hip-hop and soul is evident in her vocal stylings as well as her lyrics. Her influences include Billie Holiday, Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Carole King, Celia Cruz, Stan Getz, Roberta Flack and Marvin Gaye.
Mariella's persona is as captivating as her music is engaging.
Visit Mariella & XO at www.myspace.com/mariellaxo.