Biography

A prolific and captivating singer-songwriter, Jaya is notorious for her energetic live shows teeming with audience interaction. Channelling elements of Tracy Chapman, Phoebe Bridgers and Hanson, Jaya offers a refreshing brew or Gut-Punching Poetry; described by Rob’s Raw Music blog as ‘powerful and poignant’.

Jaya's soaring vocals and dynamic performances have landed her some prestigious shows, including opening for 80's Pop Icon Rick Astley on his Australian Tours in 2012 and 2014, and performing with Australian singer-songwriter Clare Bowditch in 2014. 

Born in Australia and raised in the Middle East, Jaya is currently based in London and now performs with bassist/pianist/singer Ronald Maas (NL) and drummer/percussionist Stefano Magini (IT).

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‘There is a seductive power in Jaya’s voice, once heard never forgotten' - Rob’s Raw Music Blog

'One of the most identifiable vocal tones in modern acoustic music’ - String Buzz

‘Definitely a band to keep your eye on’ – Unzined 

‘Each lyric was delivered with passion and impact’ – String Buzz Music

'Powerful and full of poignancy' - The Raw Music Blog

‘Jaya is a breath of fresh air in a world that seriously underestimates the potential of Acoustic songwriters’ - Wreckage Radio