2017 Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival

    This past September 16th, I performed at the annual Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival in Aruba. About a year ago, (during the ‘Beautiful’ Era) I was invited to play in the Art Gallery of the Festival. It was my first opportunity to take part in a music festival and I was ecstatic. For that performance, I stood in the corner of the Art Gallery with my guitar singing covers and original songs while people moved about, made conversation, and admired the artwork. In that performance I was not the center of attention, I was the background music. However, I remember walking out of the gallery that night feeling something I had never felt before. In that particular performance my show had really been about "the music". I remember seeing people move their heads with the grooves I was playing or tap their foot to the rhythm. My performance had a completely different feel to it then my previous performances had. 

    Since then, every performance I’ve had, I’ve tried to make it center around the music. My actions while I sing, the things that I say in between songs; I wanted everything I did to make the music more impactful and relatable. This year at the Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival, I was given an amazing opportunity to do just that. The organizers kindly invited me again, and this time I was on a big stage with bright lights and my own band, Live Xpressions . My team, the band, and I all worked really well together to put on, what I thought came out as, a great show!! 

    I had so much fun on that stage, and just like the previous time, I felt like the Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival gave me the opportunity to put my music in the spotlight and allow people to interpret and enjoy it. I thank them for giving me the experience and for supporting "the music".

    I look forward to my upcoming shows and seeing some of you there!! 

Until Next Time, Stay Beautiful !

Esha xx

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Esha - Island Temptation Magazine

Recently so many amazing opportunities have crossed my path.

Since the release of my second EP ‘Dangerous’, I’ve been busy with a press conference that officially launched the EP, radio tours, my debut concert at Aruba Summer Music Festival, and lots of promotional meetings! Aruba had been extremely supportive of my music, and has given me many amazing chances to share my music and my message!

One of my most recent interviews with the local Aruban magazine, ‘Island Temptations’, was featured in their July edition! The article is written by a dear friend of mine, who understands me and understands my music, so I feel like it definitely captured the message I was trying to get across!

I’m so excited for my upcoming shows at Manic Monday on August 28th and Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival on September 16! I look forward to seeing some of you there!

Read the interview below. Thank you for all your support and love!

Stay Beautiful

-Esha xx

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Esha - Aruba Summer Music Festival July 1, 2017

The week before the show was full of preparation, dress rehearsals, and final touches. After four months of eating, sleeping, and breathing Aruba Summer Music Festival, I finally got to see the stage two days before the actual performance. As I walked onto the stage and looked at the empty space ahead of me, I tried to picture what the venue would look like at night with spotlights, bright screens, and thousands of screaming fans. However nothing I pictured in my mind lived up to the actual beauty and experience of the real night.

I spent all of Saturday fidgeting and looking at the clock. I can safely say that it was the LONGEST day of my life. Even though part of me was nervous about being on such a big stage with so many people watching, the other part just wanted to get on that stage and have some fun! 

I spent all of Saturday fidgeting and looking at the clock. I can safely say that it was the LONGEST day of my life. Even though part of me was nervous about being on such a big stage with so many people watching, the other part just wanted to get on that stage and have some fun! 

When I reached Harbor Arena on the big night, I was wearing a thick sweater despite the Caribbean heat. My heart was racing and my ears were pounding as I climbed up the stairs to the stage wings. I waited in the wings for what felt like an eternity but was really only about 5 minutes. 

When I reached Harbor Arena on the big night, I was wearing a thick sweater despite the Caribbean heat. My heart was racing and my ears were pounding as I climbed up the stairs to the stage wings. I waited in the wings for what felt like an eternity but was really only about 5 minutes. 

Suddenly I heard my intro video play and every cell in my body shook with excitement and nerves. I heard the introduction of my song “I Don’t Need You” and the supportive cheers from the audience. I stood in my position, the spotlights went on, and I sang the first note of my song. 

Suddenly I heard my intro video play and every cell in my body shook with excitement and nerves. I heard the introduction of my song “I Don’t Need You” and the supportive cheers from the audience. I stood in my position, the spotlights went on, and I sang the first note of my song. 

To be honest, everything from there to the final bow of my show was a blur. I remember important key points like the audience putting their flashlights in the air. I remember seeing familiar faces in the crowd, but not exactly registering them until much later. I remember the feeling of singing to 8,000 people and hearing them sing back to me. I remember finishing my set and hearing my island cheer for me. 

To be honest, everything from there to the final bow of my show was a blur. I remember important key points like the audience putting their flashlights in the air. I remember seeing familiar faces in the crowd, but not exactly registering them until much later. I remember the feeling of singing to 8,000 people and hearing them sing back to me. I remember finishing my set and hearing my island cheer for me. 

I’ve been alive for 15 years and I am lucky to have experienced many amazing and thrilling moments in my life, but out of every experience I have ever had so far, none has ever compared to the one I had on July 1, 2017. It wasn’t just about being able to sing before well respected artists like Maluma and Zion y Lennox and it wasn’t just about the number of people in the crowd. The night was amazing for me because I felt like everything I had worked for for the past few years was fitting together so perfectly. 

I’ve been alive for 15 years and I am lucky to have experienced many amazing and thrilling moments in my life, but out of every experience I have ever had so far, none has ever compared to the one I had on July 1, 2017. It wasn’t just about being able to sing before well respected artists like Maluma and Zion y Lennox and it wasn’t just about the number of people in the crowd. The night was amazing for me because I felt like everything I had worked for for the past few years was fitting together so perfectly. 

Everyone who has supported me along my journey and anyone who has criticized me helped shape me into the confident and dangerous person I was on stage and I can’t thank you all enough. I am eternally grateful for the people who have encouraged me and given me opportunities that have taken me places I only dreamed of.             I pray that this show was just the beginning of a wonderful journey that lies ahead for us! Thank you for having faith in me. Stay Beautiful xx - Esha

Everyone who has supported me along my journey and anyone who has criticized me helped shape me into the confident and dangerous person I was on stage and I can’t thank you all enough. I am eternally grateful for the people who have encouraged me and given me opportunities that have taken me places I only dreamed of.

            I pray that this show was just the beginning of a wonderful journey that lies ahead for us! Thank you for having faith in me.

Stay Beautiful xx

- Esha

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International Day of Yoga

Happy International Day of Yoga! 

To celebrate this day, and mark the importance of chanting energy as a tool to awaken peace on our planet, I was invited to lead the chanting of the peace mantra. I gratefully accepted knowing that this would be an excellent way for me to connect with my Indian heritage. However, not only was I able to share my culture and connect with my cultural roots, I was able realize first hand how powerful chanting can be.

Chanting the mantra helped me feel peaceful yet energetic and aligned me to my goals, a valuable resource during my busy days preparing for upcoming festivals. I encourage you, especially today, to find some time for yourself and allow yourself to be peaceful! In a world where our lives are so busy and hectic making time to find peace and giving yourself the chance to connect with your surroundings is a practice worth trying. I am extremely grateful to Prana Aruba for helping me find my peace. I hope this video can help you find yours! 

Stay Peaceful and Stay Beautiful, 

-Esha

In Celebration of International Day of Yoga June 21st
There are different practices of yoga that can cultivate enlightenment of the being. Mantra chanting is a beautiful way to uplift your own frequency and the field around you. 

Peace Mantra featuring Esha and Yogakids Aruba

There are different practices of yoga that can cultivate enlightenment of the being. Mantra chanting is a beautiful way to uplift your own frequency and the energy field around you.

This mantra serves as a beacon of Light to the world. For the children, people, plants, planets, galaxies, the entire universe and cosmos.

Esha Radio/TV tour for release of "Dangerous"

Promoting my second album ‘Dangerous’ has been a fun and amazing experience. I am so grateful to all the radio and TV stations that invited me to share the album’s first single, “Until I Let Go,” and helped me promote my new album to their listeners and viewers. I’m so lucky to be able to share my music with not only my home, Aruba, but also all of you across the world. Thank you so much for all your support! You can listen to my new single on Spotify, Apple Music and Youtube, or you can purchase it from the iTunes Store and Google Play. You can get a "real" cd at CDBaby.  I hope you love it as much as I do! 

Stay Beautiful,    Esha xx

Nos Mainta TV . Telearuba

Nos Mainta TV . Telearuba

Nos Mainta TV . Telearuba

Blue FM 107.5 with Guisette Croes (Esha and producer Kim Copeland)

Canal 89.9 FM with Ivo Yanez

Canal 89.9 FM with Ivo Yanez

Power FM 101.7 with Rubin Garcia

Power FM 101.7 with Rubin Garcia

Blue FM 197.5 with Guisette Croes

Blue FM 197.5 with Guisette Croes

Top FM 95.1 with Mark Maduro

Top FM 95.1 with Mark Maduro

Bo Guia 88.9 FM / Jerrino

Bo Guia 88.9 FM / Jerrino

Music producer Kim Copeland / Esha

Music producer Kim Copeland / Esha

Cool 98.5 FM Morning Show / Esha, Dangerous

Cool 98.5 FM Morning Show / Esha, Dangerous

Magic 96.5 FM 

Magic 96.5 FM 

Fresh FM 104.3 with Daphne / Esha, Dangerous

Fresh FM 104.3 with Daphne / Esha, Dangerous

Esha on Spotify

 
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This past week has been so busy! With so many preparations for the new EP and of course my school work, I’ve had a lot on my plate. Sometimes it’s difficult to fall asleep with so many thoughts swarming in your head. I know I’m not the only one who feels this way, so I’ve decided to share a playlist with you, with a few of the songs that help me relax. Listening to this playlist helps me calm my nerves before a show, when I’m stressed out, or when I just feel like relaxing.

I’ll update this playlist sometimes when I find new songs that help me chill out! You can hit the follow button on my playlist, to get notifications when I add new songs!

Link to playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/eshaalwani3/playlist/2c7eVuMBNf7ydmCxfDgBqH

You can also listen to my original music on Spotify! Follow my profile so you can get a notification when my new EP is released!!

Link to my profile: https://open.spotify.com/artist/48bqe3Gs7O27rXL5OXoVs6

Thank you always for the support!

Stay Beautiful!

-Esha xx

 

Esha - Ed Sheeran - Divide (@edsheeranmusic)

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

            Yesterday, Ed Sheeran released his third studio album, Divide. Ed is an amazingly talented singer-songwriter who somehow manages to make each of his songs so unique yet maintain his Sheeran style in all of them. I’ve always been a huge fan of his music, not just because his songs are catchy, but also because his lyrics are so powerful, beautiful and touching. After listening to the album just once, I was in love. Here’s a list of my top songs from the album!

            Dive: This song is so different from songs Ed usually writes, and I love it! It has such a cool feel to it. I think this one might be my absolute favorite on the album. It’s so melodically beautiful and catchy. I love the way Ed Sheeran tries different styles in this album, but at the same time stays true to his authentic sound!

            Perfect: This is the most beautiful love song ever! It melts my heart. The lyrics and emotion in Ed’s voice make the song. The energy in this song is beautiful. It would be the perfect wedding song!

            Happier: This song is so sad but so amazing! Ed really captures the attitude of this song well. The instrumentation, lyrics, and the way he delivers the song all come together to give me serious goosebumps.

            Picking favorites from this album was so difficult. All the songs are so well-written! If you haven’t already, you should definitely listen to the album!

Leave a comment to let me know what you think, and what your favorite Ed songs are! You can also check out my music video for my original song “Yesterday”, released a few months ago. You can find it on my YouTube channel or right here on my website! The views have been climbing quickly and I’m extremely grateful to everyone who has viewed it and shared it.

My new album will be released very soon. Be sure to "like' my Facebook Page to keep up with the progress

New ESHA CD 2017

New ESHA CD 2017

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Music has become such an important part of my life. Listening to music and writing music have taught me to understand my emotions and accept them. Music has made it possible for me to share my thoughts, rather than just keeping them to myself. My happiness derives from being able to create something that other people can hopefully resonate with, and connect to. Music has helped me preserver through tough times, and has given me an opportunity to find myself. I encourage all of you to find what you love and let it save you! Music Is My Therapy, what’s yours?

Stay Beautiful!

- Esha xx

Esha to Nashville Feb 2017

This week, I will be in Nashville, Tennessee, recording my second EP. I’ve been working on these new songs since the release of ‘Beautiful’ and I’m really excited to share them with you soon.

The past few months have been busy with song selection, writing, last minute touch-ups and instrumentation, and I can hardly believe that it’s time to go back to studio for the final recordings. This EP has a different attitude to it and I’m really excited to capture that in studio.

Usually when I write songs I write them in the privacy of my room. But with this EP, my producer Kim Copeland and I, wrote songs in places that would inspire us- like the beaches in Aruba! It was a new experience for me, but helped me become a bolder writer. 

 I can’t wait to share my new music with you. I hope you’ll love it as much as I do! Stay tuned for updates on the EP! Thank you all so much for your support.

   Stay Beautiful

   - Esha xx

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Esha and Kim Copeland

Esha and Kim Copeland

Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman

Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman

Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman

This February, Ariana Grande starts the American leg of her tour for her newest album, “Dangerous Woman”. For those of you who don’t know, when it comes to music, Ariana is my biggest role model. Her talent and her confidence on stage is motivational and inspirational. I always admire the way she can sing such high notes, and her ability to hold them out for so long. When she released “Dangerous Woman”, it quickly became my favorite album. Every single song is just so catchy. Here are my top 3 favorite songs off the album:

Leave me Lonely: Leave me Lonely, featuring Macy Gray, is my favorite song on the entire album. The melody is so addictive that I find myself humming it all day. I also really like Macy Gray’s part. I feel like it adds to the song, and definitely makes it stand out on the Album. Love, love, love!

Sometimes: This song is just so fun, and it gets you hooked as soon as it starts. And, as always, Ariana’s vocals are flawless. I constantly have this song on repeat, it’s on all my playlists, and I’m not even close to tired of it.

Jason’s Song (Gave it Away): I always knew Ariana’s voice was amazing but I never actually realized how amazing. This song isn’t technically on “Dangerous Woman”…It’s a bonus track. Regardless, I’m blown away every time I listen to it. I especially love the empowering lyrics that remind listeners to, as Ari says, “get the hell away from those who block my vision.”

If you haven’t listened to Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman”, I suggest you do. You definitely won’t regret it. Let me know which Ariana songs are your favorite! You can also check out my music video for my original song “Yesterday”, released only a few months ago. You can find it on my YouTube channel or right here on my website! The views have been climbing quickly and I’m extremely grateful to everyone who has viewed it and shared it.

Ariana's Facebook

Esha's Facebook     Esha's Video


Music has become such an important part of my life. Listening to music and writing music have taught me to understand my emotions and accept them. Music has made it possible for me to share my thoughts, rather than just keeping them to myself. My happiness derives from being able to create something that other people can hopefully resonate with, and connect to. Music has helped me preserver through tough times, and has given me an opportunity to find myself. I encourage all of you to find what you love and let it save you! Music is my therapy, what’s yours?
Stay Beautiful!
- Esha xx

Feature in Destination Magazine

Team Esha sending congrats to our rock star for her inclusion in the 2017 Destination Magazine.  Quite a major accomplishment and we're super proud!  Be sure to pick up a copy next time you're flying.  Great story on her new music and her music video.

 

From Esha 1/1/17 - Resolutions

With the end of 2016, it’s now time to sit down and think about what we did this year and how we can strive to be better in 2017. Every year my family and I sit together just before the new year and write resolutions. While I have my major resolutions like working to be a better musician, student, and person, I also have some smaller ones. 

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  1. Cut down on Sour Patch Kids: I must admit; I’m a Sour Patch Kids addict! Whenever I go to the movie theaters this is my treat (or whenever I’m bored, hungry, or basically any time of day), and it doesn’t matter how many times I tell myself I won’t finish the packet, because I always finish the packet! And so, that’s why this coming year in 2017, I’m going to challenge myself to eat less Sour Patch Kids. Believe me this will be a challenge.
McDreamy  

McDreamy

 

2. Spend more time reading and less time longing for McDreamyFor those of you who aren’t aware of the existence of the one and only Derek Shepard, he is one of my favorite doctors on the TV show Grey’s Anatomy”. Even though I’m a couple seasons behind and still catching up, binge watching in 2017 isn’t going to do me any good. I need to start a new book. Maybe the writer of Grey’s Anatomy also wrote a book… I’ll have to look into that.

3. Couch to Cardio: This is something I put on my resolution every year, and always fail to do, but this year I’m positive I can accomplish it. I’m going to get off my couch and get some exercise. Even though I much rather sit inside and spend time playing my piano, I know that putting aside a few hours a week to exercise is important. 

These are three resolutions that I’m going to try to accomplish in 2017! Do you have any resolutions for the New Year? I’d love to hear them! You can comment them below! 

Have a Happy New Year and Stay Beautiful!

-Esha xx

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Video Fan Diary #3 (Behind the scenes of video shoot)

Fans of Esha. Enjoy a behind the scenes look into the filming of Esha's video, Yesterday.

From pre-planning to the final wrap, you get to see how its all done.  Meet all the folks that helped bring the video to life. Actors, director, management,

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Go behind the scenes with Esha on the making of her Official Music Video for her song, Yesterday - from her album, "Beautiful"