Harry Jay Smith & the Bling and Claudia B. Swope: Live from the Red Room @ Cafe 939, Wednesday, Nov 15 at 8:00pm on birnCORE

Harry Jay & The Bling are an R&B/funk group from D.C., now located in Boston, MA. The Group attend Berklee College of Music, and have been known to give high-energy live performances. They have played all over the Boston and D.C. areas, and have been featured on WEMF radio, in Boston, as well as the Berklee Internet Radio Network, and several other radio stations up and down the East Coast.

Claudia B. Swope is a pop/neo-soul artist from the D.C. area. A singer and keyboard player for upwards of ten years, Claudia now performs her own music solo and with various bands. Currently a student at Berklee College of Music, Claudia describes her sound as “Kehlani meets Norah Jones,” citing influences from artists such as Stevie Wonder and Amy Winehouse.

She has countless live performances under her belt; most notably, at The Fillmore Silver Spring, on Fox 5 Good Morning DC, and at the National Cherry Blossom Festival. In early 2016, Claudia B. Swope released her first EP, “Chances,” which represents her “blue-eyed soul” style. Now, after a successful GoFundMe campaign to sponsor her upcoming album, Claudia is eager to share her newest work with the world.