For Moi Navarro, aka “Moi”, while growing up music was never too far from home and a guitar was always within reach since both of his parents were singer songwriters in the early 1970's. Moi is an independent artist in the music industry based in Los Angeles, California. Over the years Moi has gained a prominent fan base that reaches regional, statewide, nationwide, and worldwide. His diversity is more than just skin-deep, as his music is interwoven with influences of funk, rock, soul, folk and jazz. Moi’s ballads are emotional and heartfelt as they tell a story and invoke tremendous feeling, portraying sincere transparency, letting you see into his soul. Music to Moi is best described as a marriage. “Marrying a set of meaningful lyrics with an intense, unique and beautiful melody is the key to a great song”.
Moi has earned a massive grassroots following through hard work, determination, and consistent touring throughout the years. Moi continues to grow, and is blessed that through every stage people have been touched and encouraged by his music. He reaches a wide spectrum audience with his passionate music, straight-forward lyrics, and unique stories. Being able to communicate with others how he feels inside through his music comes second nature to him, it just flows.
An up-and-coming voice in Indie Rock Music, Moi performs solo and with his full band, also known as "MOI". Moi Navarro has had an amazing edge at being successful as an independent artist.
February 2012 - Moi performed at the National NACA convention in Charlotte, NC
February 2012- Moi performed at the Sunset Sessions in San Diego, CA
FALL 2011 - Moi Navarro competed on NBC's "The Sing Off" with the a cappella group, Kinfolk 9!!
April 2011 - Moi released his new 3 song EP "REVEAL"
April 2011 - Moi teamed up with Nero HD Theater. Nero HD Theater created 5 world premier music videos showcasing Moi's music, including the hit "Superman", featuring Nathan Kress, Madisen Hill, and Caroline D' Amore.
March 2011 - SXSW in Austin, Texas. Moi performed at the Blue ‘n Green Showcase at the Lucky Lounge, as well as the Spin it Indie Showcase at the One 2 One Bar.
January 2011 - Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Moi was invited by Koffehouse Music Production to participate in several events surrounding Sundance including Park City Television’s “Morning Mountain Show”, Koffeehouse’s Chateau music event, multiple days of live music for the Fender Music Lodge, Fatali Gallery, and private celebrity events.
December 2010 - Lighting of the Christmas Tree in Sacramento, CA. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his first lady Maria Shriver invited Moi to provide musical entertainment during the lighting of the State Christmas Tree at the Capitol in Sacramento.
October 2010 - Nero HD Theater invited Moi to be a part of their online video campaign promoting their newest video editing software. Nero will be creating numerous music videos using Moi songs that will begin playing in 2011.
September 2010 - MOI was honored at the MALIBU MUSIC AWARDS for winning Grand Prize for the songwriting contest.. On September 25th MOI gave a live performance and accepted the award for his song - "I'm Sorry".
September 2010 - E5H Clothing Stores secured MOI for store opening entertainment, image building, and brand marketing. MOI CD's will be sold all locations.
2010 - Moi is proud to be working with Disney English, a chain of interactive English language schools launched in China by Walt Disney. This on-going venture encompasses children's music/songs to help teach American English to kids at Disney's school in Shanghai China.
New Year's Eve 2010 - "Gridlock NYE 2010" at Paramount Studios. The band played on the same stage with Adam Lambert for a crowd of 5,000 people. The reaction was spectacular, and even more fans have been showing up to local shows to support the band. This event was live-streamed via the internet to over 1.2 million viewers.
Other accomplishments include: Entertaining at the MTV Awards Gifting Suite; Oscar Gifting Suite; The Roxy; The Cat Club; The Viper Room; Harvelle's, Santa Monica; The W Hotel Los Angeles and San Diego; The Renaissance Hotel - Rooftop Event, Los Angeles; Spaghettinis Jazz Club; The Whiskey; Everything Aesthetic Gifting Suite; The Knitting Factory; Hard Rock Café; BB King's; Martini Blues; MyHouse; Life Restaurant; Southern and Northern California's Spirit West Coast events; Dodger Stadium; Outdoor Mall Concerts; Magic Mountain; Legoland; Castle Park, and various other public and private events throughout the USA to Tijuana and South Africa. MOI music has also been featured in a movie trailer that went to Sundance.
MOI has performed for a variety of charity events including "WILD AID", a fundraiser benefiting wild animals in need of shelter and care. It was a sold out event with people pouring in to hear the talent of MOI. As well, Moi continues to support other local charities and the educational system by volunteering at local schools to encourage students in education and music, and providing onsite entertainment. Over the years Moi has been proud to be involved with many city and statewide events such as The True Love Events; Special Olympics; Hispanic State-Wide Conferences and Retreats, and more.
August of 2009 - BCBG invited MOI to become a part of their newest clothing line campaign, "BCBGeneration". Reaching out to younger crowds, Joyce Azria, daughter of Max Azria (world renown fashion designer) felt the music and image of MOI fit the company perfectly. Since then the growing love for MOI music, as well as BCBG, has grown ten-fold. With this affiliation exclusive packaged CD's are sold in all sixty new California based stores.
January 2008 - MOI recorded a CD with Wake Music Group and Grammy Award winning Producer Ric Wake, one of the industry's top producers in the world. He spent three months in New York City recording NYC Sessions. Review of the EP: “Those of us who were blown away by his previous albums were left shaking our heads in disbelief at the notes that Moi forces into submission in “Listen to Love” and “The pure vocals found in the NYC Sessions EP are unmatched in the 21st century. Moi skillfully balances his classical training and life-long experiences with his coveted talent of foreseeing the industry trends of upcoming years.”
Moi continues to make waves in the music scene playing about 165 shows a year on average to national and international audience to English and Spanish audiences.