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Destiny Muhammad EPK
is a Recording/ Performing Artist | Band Leader | Composer & Producer. Her genre Celtic to Coltrane is cool and eclectic with a feel of Jazz & storytelling to round out the sonic experience.
Destiny has opened for The Oakland East Bay Symphony, shared the stage with Jazz Masters Marcus Shelby, Omar Sosa, Blue Note Artist Ambrose Akisemuire, and Azar Lawrence to name a few. She has headlined for 'Women in Jazz' Concert series, the AfroSolo/ Yerba Buena Gardens Concert Festival Series, guested with SHEROES at The Jazz Kitchen (Indiananapolis,IN) Fest Sundiata (Seattle, WA) and SOLDOUT shows at SFJAZZ Center in her Tribute to Jazz Legend Alice Coltrane’s Signature Album ‘Journey in Satchitdananda’.
Destiny is the Principal Harpist for the Eddie Gale Inner Peace Orchestra, the Oakland Community Orchestra and performs with The AWESOME Orchestra.
The Destiny Muhammad Trio
Yerba Buena Gardens writes: 'Following in the footsteps of Jazz Harp Legends Alice Coltrane & Dorothy Ashby, The Destiny Muhammad Jazz Trio is a sleek and soulful ensemble designed to showcase Muhammad’s soaring vocals and transporting string work. Whether interpreting jazz standards or her original tunes, TDMT turns every piece into a soulful adventure.'
Destiny is Governor Emeritus and Educational Chair Emeritus of the Recording Academy, Jazz Heritage Center of San Francisco Jazz Ambassador, ASCAP Songwriter Awardee, Judge for The West Coast Songwriters Contest, SFJAZZ School Day Concert Teaching Artist, Clinician for Jazz Girls Day, guest speaker at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Immigrant
“ ‘I hope to organize events that touch people and feel uplifting, and this is exactly what the Destiny Muhammad Trio brought. The band's sound was amazing.'”
— Chika Okoye, Curator of ‘The Black Life’ series @ BAMPFA
“‘While certainly inspired by Alice Coltrane, Muhammad brings her own unique touch to the strings, as well as a contemporary melodic style that is exacting, whether she is working solo or accompanied’ ”
— Denise Sullivan | DownBeat Magazine