SEEKING

Accordion, Acoustic Guitar, Bagpipes, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Cello, Clarinet, DJ, Dobro, Drums, Electronic Music, Fiddle, Flute, Harmonica, Harp, Keyboard, Lead Guitar, Mandolin, Other, Other Percussion, Piano, Rhythm Guitar, Saxophone, Steel guitar, Trombone, Trumpet, Ukulele, Upright bass, Violin, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor.

ABOUT

A seasoned vocalist with over 25 years of musical experience as a singer and performer in India. I started piano at the age of 3 and found my voice through Musical Theatre by the time I was 7. My first foray into the professional music circuit was as the lead vocalist of the city's only All Girl Rock Band in 2004. I then graduated law school, completed my masters, practiced the law and went right back to music full time. I have since been the frontwoman and lead vocalist (with an obsession for harmony) of a variety of bands(original and cover) ranging from classic rock and tribute bands to bands specializing in jazz, blues, hip hop, r&b, and gospel to name a few. I have also been a playback singer for Indian Film (Tamil movies). I have managed and programmed artists for performance venues in Chennai, created multiple musical projects, and collaborations, staged tribute concerts and fronted tribute bands. I have moved back to Ottawa after many years away and am looking to find my way back to finding musical work (stage and studio) and/or some great artists looking for a singer.
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Screen name:
kavitathomas
Member since:
Dec 10 2018
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
25
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week

Influences

Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Stevie wonder, The Beatles, Elvis, Fleetwood Mac, The Bee Gees, Prince, D'Angelo, Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Lianne La Havas, Hiatus Kaiyote,Guns N Roses , Led Zep, Foo Fighters, Anderson Paak just to name a few.

Genres that influence me the most would be (in no particular order) Jazz, Broadway, Gospel, Blues, Motown, RnB, Hip Hop, Classic Rock, Rock n Roll, Funk etc.

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Expert
Background Singer:
Expert
Vocalist - Alto:
Expert
Piano:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Intermediate
Rhythm Guitar:
Beginner
Acoustic Guitar:
Beginner

MUSIC