MEET THE BAND
ASHLEY MONIQUE MENARD
Ashley Monique Menard is truly a shining star. Crowds always love seeing her in full performance mode channeling her inner Adele. Louisiana Cajun Queen Ashley Monique Menard is a seasoned actress and singer. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, The Apollo, High line Ballroom, The Metropolitan Room, City Winery, Off Broadway and toured the US with numerous national tours. She can been seen on Revry's classic show The Skeleton Crew and many other web-series
Jessica Stark is full of charisma and pipes of steel. Best known for her role as a waitress serving Traditional Tex Mex food, now watch her serve you up some Adele tunes. Jessica has performed in many regional theater productions and is actively creating music in NYC. She can be seen writing music and performing at open mics and touring with Girls Night Out.
Yoonmi Choi created magic wherever she goes and the Adele Experience is so blessed to have Yoonmi adding magic to Adele's songs. She has graced the stage of over 300 venues during two years in the Europe and Asia as a jazz pianist. She moved to New York and shortly after teamed up with many bands for playing.
Tina Lama is a badass bassist from Ithaca, NY and Momma in Astoria. Over the past 17 years, she has performed and recorded with various groups throughout North America. She is featured on over 20 albums - most recently with the Emmy-nominated group, Gangstagrass, whose music is the theme for the FX Network show "Justified". In addition, she has performed alongside many great artists including Tony Bennett, Danilo Perez, Adam Cruz, Jimmy Heath, as well as members of A Tribe Called Quest and Black Sheep
KEVIN B CLARK
A band wouldn't be complete without its Guitarist, and The Adele Experience couldn’t have asked for a better one than the talented Kevin Clark. He performs regularly in New York, Baltimore, and Washington D.C., and has played concerts both nationally and internationally. He has performed and recorded with some of the top jazz artists, including John Abercrombie, Jack Dejohnette, Joey Defrancesco, Gary Thomas, David Kikoski, and many others. His debut album as a leader, “Causes and Conditions”, was released in 2016 on the Inner Circle Music label. That same year, he appeared on Gary Thomas’ “At Risk”.
Nicholas Impionbato has been with The Adele Experience from the very beginning. As Lead Singer, they take on quite a lot of responsibility, from fine-tuning the musical arrangements to assisting other bandmates with perfecting their performances. He is a graduate of Western CT state's jazz performance program, which allowed him to share the stage with Jimmy Greene, John Scofield, and Rufus Reid among many others while also having the opportunity to play at the Edinburgh fringe festival. Since moving to NYC in 2013 he has played numerous venues.