Aneesa Strings, originally from Oakland, California, is an exceptional bassist, composer and musician whose work has inspired millions of individuals. Aneesa, a virtuoso within the bassist tradition of the music world, embarked on her journey with an unrelenting passion for producing soul-stirring melodies and captivating rhythms that would later resonate with millions.
She embarked on her professional career as a jazz musician at the age of 13, with the recording of her debut album. In 2014, Aneesa obtained her Bachelors of Music in Jazz Studies from the University of Southern California. While pursuing her studies, she successfully launched her debut solo album, “A Shift In Paradigm,” which featured her hit single “Simpin”. This remarkable album was a collaborative effort with SFJAZZ and was expertly produced by the talented Patrice Rushen.
Aneesa’s artistic ability extends beyond her outstanding talent as a bassist, as her spirit shines through every aspect of her work. Her compositions are elaborate mosaics pieced together from introspective moments and personal encounters. Each song tells a story – stories of love lost and found, triumph over adversity, and everything in between.
Aneesa’s impact extends far beyond the stage. She believes in the transformative power of music and has dedicated herself to inspiring the next generation of budding musicians. Through workshops and mentorship programs, she shares her knowledge, encouraging young talent to embrace their unique voices and chase their dreams fearlessly. It is with great honor that we are happy to announce Aneesa Strings and the recipient of the Warlock Asylum International News 2022 Musician of the Year Award! Wishing you all the best on your artistic endeavors!