Aaron Stokes

Day 1: Aaron Stokes

Brooklyn, NY, Unites States

While in deep meditation, my mind drifts to the depths of my heart. There in my heart, I find the faces of people whom I love. Of those people, my recently deceased aunt (Tawana) told me to write a song about how I feel. She asked me, “Whats on your mind?” , “What makes you happy?” As I began to explore the depths of these questions, I found the glittering shimmers of my mind, and have been able to share, through this peace offering, the sentiments of my broken heart.


Brooklyn multi-instrumentalist Aaron Stokes made his musical start on a 20-dollar Fisher-Price keyboard. Since then he’s performed alongside top artists such as Solange Knowles, Chris Martin and The Kronos Quartet, crisscrossing the unchartered path between Pop and Classical genres. Aaron recently made appearances at Carnegie Hall, The Grammys, The United Nations Head Quarters, and more. Mr.Stokes most recently debuted in Africa as cellist and pianist with the The Peace Studio, at the Ubumuntu Arts Festival in Kigali, Rwanda.

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