Biography

HADIZA DOCKERAY is a vocalist and songwriter from New York City.  She was raised in St. Albans, Queens and attended San Diego State University.  While working in Paris as a backing vocalist and dancer, she discovered a passion for music that led her down a new path. With her 5-piece band, Hadiza performed in cafés and clubs, interpreting jazz standards and covers of r&b classics. Soon after returning to New York, she began writing her own music.  Hadiza quickly gained notice for her mellifluous voice, thought-provoking lyrics and high-energy performance style. Her band has performed at local venues including The Cutting Room, Metropolitan Room, The Bitter End, and Triad NYC.  She also enjoys the chance to perform jazz and popular standards, which you can listen to by clicking here.