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Name: Marbrisa 

History: This singer and songwriter started her musical journey in Latin America but now calls Detroit home. She was nominated for a Detroit Music Award in 2017 in the World Music category.

Sound: She writes music that blends Latin, jazz, funk and folk. Her eight-piece backing ensemble has a small horn section. 

Next: Marbrisa celebrates the release of her debut studio album, "Ciclos," Friday night at Otus Supply's Parliament Room, 345 E. Nine Mile in Ferndale. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and the show starts at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $10-$20 and can be purchased in advance at otussupply.com. Keep in mind the outdoor DIY Street Fair will be happening, closing off E. Nine Mile just west of Otus Supply. 

Melody Baetens

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