Anakai Ney

Vocalist. Songwriter. Blogger.

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The Mommy Musician: Maintaining Form

Commentary on the parallels of the Olympic games and life as a musician.
 This summer’s Olympic games were truly inspiring. Seeing as though I am originally from Jamaica I was immediately transported back to my roots and heritage when I saw the Jamaica…

The Mommy Musician: Last Time

One last commentary about Proximity.
It's hard to believe that today is my last day at Proximity Cafe in Pottstown. Whenever I drive down High Street, I won't be able to stop in for coffee, or to say hello to my frie…

The Mommy Musician: Building Community

A brief discussion on what it means to build community through the arts.
"Art washes away from the soul, the dust of everyday life"- Pablo Picasso I first saw this quote at the Art Gallery on High as I waited in the wings to perform with The GrooveY…

The Mommy Musician: The Week of Silence

The story of when for the first time I had to back out of a performance due to illness.
It started on a Wednesday night. The slight tickle in the throat after a rehearsal. Driving home that night I thought that I would need to do no more than the usual precautionary …

The Mommy Musician: Day of Mishaps

Follow Anakai into the ordinary and the extraordinary as she shares her life as a mom and a musician.
Yesterday was like this: I got up at 10 am thinking I would sleep in because I wasn't going to the gym that morning. My son was bathed dressed and fed and all that was left to do …

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