Exercise_08-Integrating_Sources-Maori Ordonez

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ENG 112 – N. Davis Name:______________________ Exercise 08 - From Notes to Draft Directions: Critically read the following two article excerpts highlighting Maisey Rika’s biographical information. Take notes on this info about her life and weave it into a single paragraph with correct in text citations. Title:  Rika Wins NZ Grammy’s. ,  By: Gould, Roxanne, Mercury Magazine, Winter2004, Vol. 16, Issue 2 Database:  Academic Search Premier    Accessed:  November 7, 2010 Maori singer/songwriter Maisey Rika, has one of Aotearoa's (New Zealand's) most impressive lead vocal style, fused with her honest and thought invoking messages. Some have described her sound similar to Tracy Chapman or Sade, with a splash of India Arie. Her spine tingling vocals and fusion of English and Maori (Te Reo) lyrics is capturing the hearts of soul seekers both in New Zealand and abroad. Maisey and guitarist J.J, have worked to create an original melodic experience backed with strong eclectic messages. A mix of folk, acoustic, soul and easy listening, their musical palette is vibrant with elements of roots and deep culture. Since the early age of 13, Maisey began singing on stage and in the studio at a professional level. Maisey’s first recordings brought her to stardom with “E Hine”, a classic collection of Maori traditional songs. “E Hine“went double platinum and also won “Best Maori Language Album” at the New Zealand Music Awards. Maisey was nominated for “Best Female Vocalist” in 1998 at just 15 years old also. Maisey, now in her 20's, has released 2 albums both
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