“Music is magical…” states Abiola. “You are creating something from the intangible. Music touches the soul and can grab. Creating music honors the Creator which is really important.”
Influenced by a multitude of genres including classical, soul, rock, punk, and jazz, Moji
Abiola fuses together pieces of vocal prowess along with the complexity of emotion through music in her compositions today. After attempting to go in the direction of Opera, Moji took a break from music until one fateful night in 2009 Glen Hansard pulled her on stage to sing with him.
Shortly thereafter, she found herself yet again singing alongside Hansard when he opened for the musical giant Bruce Springsteen in Ireland. These fateful experiences ignited the flame for music yet again as she begin to heavily write while searching for the right mix of musical companions.
Opening up an aural world without limitations, Moji Abiola embarked on an open and honest approach of making music free from gimmicks and limitations. Joined by David Garcia on the drums, Moji’s sketches began to take flight with the sounds and movements of a multitude of influences but also deeply rooted in blues and jazz.
After adding guitarist Tony Creagh to the mix, the songs that were once pure and simple sketches from her guitar turned into melodic and rhythmic masterpieces of modern music. Resonating with honesty, emotion, and soul, the trio crafted an entire album true to their original mission and unique sound. Recording an album that ventures from dark to light, rhythmic to calm, powerful to gentle, the trio of MOJI is now ready to take their music on the road with their sights set on big festivals and tours thus bringing the spark along with the wonder their music provides.