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Anj Granieri is an award winning singer-songwriter, pianist, poet, actress, playwright, and composer from Atlantic City, NJ.
Over the past ten years, Anj has crafted a multi-faceted career, creating music for the CW Network, “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, and others.
Her work has been featured on albums alongside artists such as Amy Winehouse. Anj has been featured most prominently in the TriState area, performing at high-rollers lounges such as Caesars, Bally’s, Showboat and Trump Taj Mahal Hotel & Casinos. She has also frequented listening rooms such as WXPN’s World Cafe Live, The Tin Angel, House Of Blues, and Seasons 52 Restaurant.
Anj has also released three original albums and toured nationwide. Her third studio album, “The Giant Unquiet”, was crowd funded through Kickstarter. Anj’s fans donated an impressive $15,400, allowing her to release her conceptual masterpiece in January of 2014.
In 2010 Anj starred in autobiographical one-woman play, “Casual World/Intimate Heart”,telling the story of how she found her voice in the world through music.
Lastly, Anj is a passionate advocate for Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness. Her bandmate, boyfriend and co-producer was severely injured in 2013 and sustained massive head trauma.They co-author a blog entitled “16 Petals of Blue Light”, spreading awareness and chronicling their journey to recovery and making music again.