APRYL ALLEN WINS NAMMY FOR BEST POP RECORDING AT 2009 NAMMYS
Apryl Allen receiving Best Pop Recording award at 2009 Native American Music Awards. Listen and buy her music at www.aprylallen.com. About Apryl Allen Apryl Allen is a singer and is becoming recognized as a unique talent with the ability to create lyrics and music that reflect her passionate outlook on life and personal experiences. In Oct 2009, she won a NAMMY for Best Pop Recording at the Native American Music Awards. Her first album, Morningstar is a tour de force consisting of 11 songs demonstrating her songwriting ability across multiple musical genres Blues, Jazz, Country, Pop, Adult Contemporary and others are represented in this compilation. Apryls second album Na Unu Nahai (Shape Shifter) started as a personal journey in words and music through her Comanche ancestry has become a touchstone for Native Americans throughout the country and the world. Her ability to blend traditional Native American music and sounds with modern music and arrangements is a lyrical and musical marvel. Na Unu Nahai (Shape Shifter) is receiving extraordinary responses throughout the US and internationally from fans as far reaching as Western Europe and Japan. Na Unu Nahai (Shape Shifter) has been placed in the Comanche Nation Historical Archives, Oklahoma Historical Society (Indian Archives) and is merchandized at the Internationally recognized Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona, and the National Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian Institution) in Washington, DC.