A Vancouver based music duo playing current hits, classic hits, R&B, soul, jazz and more. "Music for every occasion", Encore is the perfect choice for your next event.
D'arcy Han: Vocals, Keyboards, Percussion
Han by the age of seven made her debut on Chinese National TV. She has studied with Dee Daniels and other top vocal coaches. Her voice spans R&B, blues, soul, jazz, Hip Hop, and World music which has led her to record and/or perform: duets with jazz and gospel pianist Peter Dent; lead vocals for world music performers Edgar Manuela and Tandava; and background vocals for the Juno-nominated album road to Kashgar by the Orchid Ensemble. In 2004, D'arcy returned to Chinese National TV placing seventh in the equivalent of 'Chines Idol', a program with almost a billion viewers.
Michael Aihoshi: Guitar, Guitar Synthesizer, Vocals
Hailing from the Toronto area, Michael played the Eastern Canada cicuit for several years, playing blues, country, rock, celtic, pop, progressive rock and R'n'B. Michael played with The George Oliver Band (Mandala) Canada's King of Soul. Through the years he has had the privilege of sharing the stage with some of Canada's premier musicians, Domenic Triano, Prakash John, George Oliver, Doug Reily, Whitney Glan, Rik Emmet, Mei Han, Kentish Steele to name a few.