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   For Now    is an original music project led by vocalist/composer Isabel Crespo. In their music, they blend modern jazz harmony, poetic lyrics, and melodies reminiscent of classical counterpoint to create a unique and honest sound. For Now is a versatile ensemble that fluctuates between intimate ballads, protest music, and up-tempo groove-based compositions. They will be releasing their first album in 2018.

For Now  is an original music project led by vocalist/composer Isabel Crespo. In their music, they blend modern jazz harmony, poetic lyrics, and melodies reminiscent of classical counterpoint to create a unique and honest sound. For Now is a versatile ensemble that fluctuates between intimate ballads, protest music, and up-tempo groove-based compositions. They will be releasing their first album in 2018.

 Isabel Crespo Duo/Trio/Quartet performs repertoire from various genres ranging from Brazilian music to Chansons, Boleros to the Great American Songbook, and everything in between.

Isabel Crespo Duo/Trio/Quartet performs repertoire from various genres ranging from Brazilian music to Chansons, Boleros to the Great American Songbook, and everything in between.

 "Family Tree" is guitarist/composer Skyler Hill's original project. They'll be releasing their new album soon!

"Family Tree" is guitarist/composer Skyler Hill's original project. They'll be releasing their new album soon!

  Both of Us  is a guitar & voice duo featuring Skyler Hill & Isabel Crespo. They play jazz-influenced originals and arrangements

Both of Us is a guitar & voice duo featuring Skyler Hill & Isabel Crespo. They play jazz-influenced originals and arrangements

 Isabel creates posters, graphics, and collages. Click the image to see more of her work, and feel free to contact via email for inquiries, quotes, etc.

Isabel creates posters, graphics, and collages. Click the image to see more of her work, and feel free to contact via email for inquiries, quotes, etc.

 Passarinho is a collective that specializes in Brazilian music such as samba, bossa nova, batucada, and more. Isabel sings, plays percussion, and leads this ensemble

Passarinho is a collective that specializes in Brazilian music such as samba, bossa nova, batucada, and more. Isabel sings, plays percussion, and leads this ensemble

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  Enough Silence  is a song cycle composed by Isabel Crespo that explores troubled communication, and the internal process that occurs during self expression and confrontation.

Enough Silence is a song cycle composed by Isabel Crespo that explores troubled communication, and the internal process that occurs during self expression and confrontation.

 Kent Shores is a Canadian jazz/rock/fusion guitarist. Isabel was invited to record on his 2014 album,  Dreamer.

Kent Shores is a Canadian jazz/rock/fusion guitarist. Isabel was invited to record on his 2014 album, Dreamer.

 Los Mosaicos is a Chicha band from Denton, TX. The band plays traditional Peruvian Cumbia and draws influences from Jazz and Psychedelic Rock. Isabel sings and plays percussion in this group

Los Mosaicos is a Chicha band from Denton, TX. The band plays traditional Peruvian Cumbia and draws influences from Jazz and Psychedelic Rock. Isabel sings and plays percussion in this group

 Isabel sings and plays percussion in Los Patos Poderosos: a Peruvian Chicha band based in Denton, TX. The band is led by guitarist Robert Hokamp, and frequently performs in the DFW area. Dancing is encouraged!

Isabel sings and plays percussion in Los Patos Poderosos: a Peruvian Chicha band based in Denton, TX. The band is led by guitarist Robert Hokamp, and frequently performs in the DFW area. Dancing is encouraged!

 Chabuca Granda tribute band. (Traditional Peruvian Folk Music)

Chabuca Granda tribute band. (Traditional Peruvian Folk Music)

 Organized, wrote for, and sang with "Grown Curious" a music and dance improvisatory collective

Organized, wrote for, and sang with "Grown Curious" a music and dance improvisatory collective

 In 2014, Crespo performed in  Music for 18 Musicians,  a minimalist piece by Pulitzer Prize winner Steve Reich.

In 2014, Crespo performed in Music for 18 Musicians, a minimalist piece by Pulitzer Prize winner Steve Reich.

 Crespo formed part of  Canvas Theory , an R&B/Hip Hip group led by drummer Joe James

Crespo formed part of Canvas Theory, an R&B/Hip Hip group led by drummer Joe James

 Participated in Aves and the world, a project which combines music, visual art, dance, and fashion to bring awareness about endangered birds

Participated in Aves and the world, a project which combines music, visual art, dance, and fashion to bring awareness about endangered birds

 Sang as part of UNT's Zebras Ensemble, and performed the music of Brazilian composers such as Egberto Gismonti, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Djavan, and more.

Sang as part of UNT's Zebras Ensemble, and performed the music of Brazilian composers such as Egberto Gismonti, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Djavan, and more.

 Kurt Zacharias is a multi-instrumentalist from Kansas City. Crespo recorded on his debut album:  Other People, Other Places  in late 2013.

Kurt Zacharias is a multi-instrumentalist from Kansas City. Crespo recorded on his debut album: Other People, Other Places in late 2013.

 In 2013, Robert Trusko built one of Candy Chang's Before I Die walls, a public art project meant to honor life. Trusko composed a 20-minute piece featuring phrases he collected from this wall, and invited Isabel to perform.

In 2013, Robert Trusko built one of Candy Chang's Before I Die walls, a public art project meant to honor life. Trusko composed a 20-minute piece featuring phrases he collected from this wall, and invited Isabel to perform.

 Formed part of the Downbeat award-winning UNT Jazz Singers Ensemble

Formed part of the Downbeat award-winning UNT Jazz Singers Ensemble

 Performed as part of the Good Fellas Quartet in San Jose, CR. (Jazz)

Performed as part of the Good Fellas Quartet in San Jose, CR. (Jazz)