Moorea Dickason, vocalist
Dickason is a professional vocalist and vocal coach in the SF Bay Area. She is the lead singer of the original art rock band, MoeTar, and singer in the all women a cappella group, HIVE. She is the Associate Director of the Women’s A Cappella Association, and works with them to produce the She Sings Vocal Festival – this year’s festival is March 9-11 at Freight & Salvage in Berkeley. She has a private vocal coaching business at Raze The Maze Studio and is the primary vocal instructor at Crossroads Music Community in Mill Valley.
Tarik Ragab, arranger
Ragab is the composer and bass player in the art-rock band, MoeTar. Most recently, Ragab arranged a set of Nina Simone songs, which he performed with MoeTar at the SFJazz Center as a tribute to the late singer. In addition to Ragab’s performing experience, he is a sought-after teacher and clinician. He gives private bass and composition lessons, as well as coaching bands at Crossroads Music Community in Mill Valley. He also periodically writes a column for Bass Player Magazine called Progressive Pop. Apart from his musical work, Ragab is an experienced visual artist. He has an original art series on canvas, paints murals, designs logos and band posters.
Dickason and her husband Ragab record and film a bi-weekly music video series of original and creative covers. They produce the music and film at their home studio, Raze The Maze Studio, and it’s available at Patreon.com/MoeAndTar.