Morley Kamen
American Singer-Songwriter

From Carnegie Hall to the Nomad Women’s Festival in the Sahara Desert, Morley has brought her unique blend of jazz, folk and soul to the world’s stage. Be it solo with her acoustic guitar or full electric band, her message is consistent and clear; love, justice and inspiration.

Morley uses music as a tool for conflict resolution and dialogue facilitation when working with youth and adults from international conflict zones. She has presented for TEDWomen and a string of TEDx events. Her song “Women of Hope” (video by Damani Baker “Still Bill/House on Coco Road”) has been featured in several Nobel Women’s Initiative documentaries and has brought her before many world leaders and policy makers such as His Holiness The Dalai Lama and Ban Ki-moon. She has written, collaborated, and shared the stage with such distinguished artists as Amadou et Mariam, Raul Midón, Angélique Kidjo, Dave Matthews, Sheryl Crow, Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, Toshi Reagon, Joan Wasser and Cassandra Wilson to name a few.

Morley has released five full length original recordings under the auspices of Sony, Universal, Polydor, Sunny Side Records & independently.

“The music of Morley… love, kindness and hope at every bend.” – Daniel Lanois

“Morley pushes for peace building through music” – NPR

“Morley expertly combines an earthiness, sensuality, etherealness, intelligence and social consciousness, and melds it into sophisticated, globally-minded pop that would easily fit into your playlist amidst Sade, Joni Mitchell, Amadou & Mariam, Annie Lennox and Marvin Gaye” – Bill Bragin

“Morley embodies modern-day NY femininity in all its multicultural finesse.” – New York Times, Emerging Artist of the Year

“Morley creates modern soul music – cerebral lyrics, sultry grooves and vocal sophistication.” – Elle