Years pass, cycles break, moments shift, but things remain.
Jaya Rao-Herel, from Brooklyn NY, is a senior in high school. She is a writer and musician, blending her love of storytelling and music through songwriting and composition. Her work is driven by her biracial heritage, observations of nature and daily life and her pieces are poetic reflections on the world around her.
This year, I was finally able to act on my desire to release my music. From my mind, to the paper, through microphones and digital softwares, and finally into the ears of others, this music as been a long time coming, and I am so excited to share it with the world. https://open.spotify.com/artist/4Kw0fNz7JIbHhqJ9AadwBl?si=rAEJZSzLRyqH9eCRamkfGQ
A trip into a mind, swirling with the chaos of regret and distraction of calm.
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A memoir, a thought, a realization. Finding and defining my own identity.
In the newest iteration of “Sunrise,” I explore an acoustic arrangement featuring myself on keyboard and vocals.