Amirah is a collaboration of musicians,based out of Portland,OR, presenting Soul and R&B music 'like they did way back'.Combining their eclectic talents and diverse musicality, Amirah creates a high-energy concert experience with a sound and vibe that everyone can get down with.
Front man Spencer Skjeie steers the ship with his bluesy, inspiring vocals,connecting the audience with the music. Guitarist Peter Knudeson stirs the pot with his prodigious and soulful playing ability. David Kim employs his classical and jazz background on Keyboard, adding a funky and sophisticated texture to the sound. Bassist Cary Miga's smooth and full style anchors the band to the groove. The brass duo of Nate Lown on trombone and Noah Simpson on trumpet add harmonic depth and dynamic solo improvisation. All of this sits firmly on the foundation of drummer Shook Black's incredible, unflappable sound.
For the past 6 months, this new group has had residency at Solae's Lounge on NE 18th & Alberta in Portland, playing once a week. There, they have been developing a sound and stage show that gains more buzz and fan base each time they play.The band has also been booking shows with various clubs and promoters in Portland for the upcoming year.