Anjani


American singer-songwriter and pianist best known for her work with singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, as well as Carl Anderson, Frank Gambale, Stanley Clarke. She became a solo artist in 2000. Anjani was born in Honolulu, Hawaii where she trained in guitar, piano and voice. She attended Berklee College of Music for a year then moved to New York City to a pursue a music career. She performed in jazz clubs before meeting producer John Lissauer, who hired her to provide backup vocals on Leonard Cohen's influential song Hallelujah from Various Positions. Anjani went on to tour with Cohen in 1985 as his keyboardist and backup vocalist, and has regularly worked with Cohen ever since, lending her talents to I'm Your Man, The Future and Dear Heather. Anjani launched a solo career with Anjani in 2000 followed by The Sacred Names in 2001--an ode to the Aramaic, Greek and Hebrew names of God. In 2006, Cohen contributed lyrics and production talents to Anjani's music and arrangements for Blue Alert on Columbia Records. Source: Wikipedia Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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