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Harvard Beauty Rachel Brown Has Voice to Match Her Sultry Looks

1Singer Rachel Brown performs tonight (Oct. 25) at the Darby NYC, where she’ll showcase her captivating musical mélange of pop, Caribbean, Hawaiian, country and hip-hop sounds.

The soulful Brown, a stunning Harvard-educated singer/songwriter, recently released her debut EP “Building Castles,” which is being touted for Rachel’s smooth, enchanting voice and eclectic blend of sweet and sultry sounds.

The self-taught Rachel, a native New Yorker, was the 2010 recipient of the prestigious ASCAP Foundation‘s Robert Allen Award for songwriting as well as a 2011 recipient of the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame Abe Olman Award for excellence in songwriting.

Brown’s Ethiopian and Bermudian roots shine through in her catchy, easy-listening tunes, which feature mesmerizing sounds from the ukelele, guitar, hand percussion, bass and drums.

Her next performance in New York is Oct. 30 at the Darby. For more information, check out Rachel’s website.

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