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Kei Slaugher (pronouns: they/them) is a Soul-Folk Sonic Storyteller conjuring bokou magik from deep New Orleans roots. A dynamic Vocalist, Songwriter, Composer, Flutist, Multi-Instrumentalist, and Music Therapist, kei delights audiences with their soulful, smart, highly inventive, and genre-expansive compositions. In addition to writing and playing for a range of cross-disciplinary, solo, and collaborative projects, kei also uses music as a tool for healing in their work with LGBTQ+POC and Youth of Color communities (see S O U L F O L K Sounds). kei won the 2018 Delgado Songwriting Contest and independently released their first album, Dark Fire, in 2017. Beyond the stage, kei is a whimsy pencil enthusiast and currently resides in the city with their treasured collection. Learn more and follow the journey: keislaughter.com.
Keith Burnstein is a New Orleans based singer-songwriter and pianist who pens timeless tunes to live by. His is a new American songbook, one that draws as much from Tin Pan Alley as it does from modern geniuses like Jeff Tweedy, Keith Jarret and Dr. John. "The songs, while instantly familiar, remain very much their own creations" (Secret Sound Shop), "combining the bedroom intimacy of a singer-songwriter" (Seven Days VT) with the rich harmonic palette of early jazz and traditional R&B.
Charles Lumar is a composer and bassist extraordinaire.