Classical/R&B fusion cellist and vocalist Ayanna Witter-Johnson speaks about her musical journey, tips on song writing using a string instrument, and the logistics of playing and singing simultaneously.

Flow My Tears – John Dowland

Arranged by John Aram, featuring Ayanna Witter-Johnson (cello and vocals)

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