Biography

A prolific and captivating singer-songwriter, Jaya is notorious for energetic live shows teeming with audience interaction. Inspired by a range of songwriters including, Tracy Chapman, Imogen Heap and Gerry Cinnamon, JAYA offers listeners a refreshing mix of upbeat folk anthems and poetic pop confessions.

Born in Australia and raised in the Middle East, Jaya is based in London and performs with bassist/pianist/singer Ronald Maas and drummer Stefano Magini. 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 and performing with Australian singer-songwriter Clare Bowditch.

Following the release of the debut single Dreamer and the Happy With That EP, the trio toured in The UK, The Netherlands, Germany and Italy.

JAYA’s much-anticipated debut album, Fractured Disposition, was released in on November 20th, 2020 following a series of single releases. The new album is a collection of upbeat folk anthems and poetic pop confessions; and captures the band's raw live energy, topped up with brass and strings. 

The Wrong In All the Write Ways Music Blog Album Review commented, 'Fractured Disposition ia an album of motivation, optimism, politics, real life and humble, genuinely honest lyrics accompanied by diverse, exciting musicianship with a varied supply of genre and instrumental composition.'

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

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

lyrics with a message, not just words that rhyme- Wrong In All The Write Ways