Destiny Muhammad’s Biography

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Destiny Muhammad is a Recording/ Performing Artist | Band Leader | Composer & Producer. Her genre ‘Celtic to Coltrane’ is cool and eclectic with a feel of Jazz & storytelling to round out the sonic experience.

Destiny has opened for The Oakland East Bay Symphony and Smooth Jazz Artist Gerald Albright, shared the stage with Jazz Masters  Marcus Shelby, Omar Sosa, Blue Note Artist Ambrose Akisemuire, and Azar Lawrence to name a few. She has headlined for ‘Women in Jazz’ Concert series,  the AfroSolo/ Yerba Buena Gardens Concert Festival Series, Sunday’s in the Redwoods Concert series, Seattle’s Fest Sundiata  and SOLDOUT shows at SFJAZZ Center in her Tribute to Jazz Legend Alice Coltrane’s Signature Album  ‘Journey in Satchitdananda’.

Dance & Music collaborations include: Dimensions Dance Theater Inc., Dimensions Dance Theater/ Rites of Passage, Dance Theater of The Gospel, Robert Henry Johnson, and El Wah Movement Theater.

Destiny is the Principal Harpist for The Inner Peace Orchestra, The Oakland Community Orchestra and performs with The AWESOME Orchestra.

Destiny is Governor Emeritus and Educational Chair Emeritus of the Recording Academy, Jazz Heritage Center of San Francisco Jazz Ambassador,  ASCAP Songwriter Awardee, Judge for The West Coast Songwriters Contest and Northern California Entertainers Music Awards Female Jazz Artist of the Year Winner.

“When one contemplates the great musicians of Jazz a list of harpists do not immediately come to mind, but that is destined to change with Sound Sculptress, Destiny Muhammad.”  Johnathon Bakan, SF Asian Music Examiner