Vocally, Crys C is controlled intensity;a vocal powerhouse that can show traces of raw vulnerability with precision. Listening to Crys C is a cathartic experience. Her vocal range can dip down to the base of your spine and pull you up to dizzying heights. Crys C approaches music with a voracious and eclectic palate. Her musical influences include Bach, Y.E.S., Jimi Hendrix, Sade, No Doubt and Faith Evans. Hailing from Northeast Washington, DC, she was born on November 7th and is the daughter of a guitarist, to whom she attributes much of musical influences. At age 7, she began her formal training playing the viola with the DC Youth Orchestra. She went on to also study ballet, musical theater, piano and vocals.