On My Way
Caprina Stone Singer/Songwriter Caprina Stone is known for her fiery, sassy soprano vocal flare, habit forming chorus lines and catchy ad-libs. But it doesn't stop there. She keeps you on edge and wanting more with her unique vocal style and versatile ability to flow eloquently through a variety of musical genres with ease some of which include Jazz, Blues, R&B, Pop and Gospel music. Caprina is not only a powerful heartfelt vocalist but is also a fine songwriter. Powerfully demonstrated on her Spring 2005 album release 'On My Way.' Caprina composed all songs on the album. Caprina's songs reflect her capacity to express a very sensitive side as well as an excitement for fantasy, hopes and dreams. Caprina has performed overseas as well as in the United States with some of the finest musical talents of the Pacific Northwest. These talents include her brother, Jazz Guitarist/Composer/Producer Edwin Sterling Stone II, Producer/ Keyboard extraordinaire Phil 'Lil Spice' Curry and 'cousin' Douglas Kenneth Barnett Musical Director/Composer and an outstanding Bassist. Other incredible music artist includes John Raymond lead guitarist for 'Kenny G' and Grammy Award Winner, Recording Engineer, Steve Smith. In the year 2005 Caprina began performing with Northwest's hottest Dance Band 'Notorious 253.' Caprina also performed with Top 40 groups, Soul Fish, The First National Band and was a Soloist with the Mount Zion Baptist Church Inspirational Chorus the largest African American Church in the Pacific Northwest. Caprina Stone, a native of Seattle Washington was first inspired to sing at the age of 9. 'My father at the age of 9 took me to see the 'Broadway' musical 'Bubbling Brown Sugar,' After watching Terri Burrell's amazing vocal performance of 'God Bless the Child,' I began to search for my own voice and it was there. Caprina's vocal background includes private studies with seasoned vocal coach George Peckham. Caprina is a graduate of the University of Washington and attended Cornish College of the Arts to study voice and jazz improvisation and has a background in dance. Caprina attended Garfield High School where she auditioned and joined the renowned Garfield High School Jazz Band under the Direction of Clarence Acox, which to date continues to rank top in State and National High School jazz band competition. (Garfield High School is also the almather of legendary rock icon, Jimi Hendrix). Shortly after she began to share the stage with her jazz band director Clarence Acox in the popular top R&B group 'Silk.' This group was comprised of music educators and her brother jazz guitarist/Medical Doctor, Edwin Stone. Caprina's brother, Ed Stone released his 2nd contemporary jazz CD in 2004 entitled 'Magic Rhythm.' Caprina's Album, 'On My Way' is a must have to add to your collection of 'timeless' artist. Whether styles come and go, she is always in season.