Kaisha Lee – A Canadian-Jamaican Singer with a Natural Gift for Music
Kaisha Lee Playing the Piano at the Le Piano Rouge
Lounge in the Old Port of Montreal
Kaisha Lee is a brilliant singer, songwriter, and performing artist born in Canada from Jamaican parents, who captured our attention with her unique look, powerful voice, harmonious melodies and passion for her musical craft. She began playing piano at the age of 6 and was always hearing her dad sing tunes from their native Jamaica, music has always being in Kaisha’s life and she gradually found her footing as an artist. It might have been destined then that, at 15, Kaisha (also known as Kaysha) began to nurture her voice through participation in gospel choirs. Eventually, she toured Canada, the U.S. and France with the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, received a Gemini Award as part of the Sharon Riley and Faith Chorale and performed at Barack Obama’s inauguration. Kaisha’s style of music is a natural fusion between reggae and soul-influenced R&B, Kaisha draws inspiration for her music from life’s ups and downs to love and pain. She also works as a vocal and piano theory teacher giving lessons to the younger generation who yearn to pursue a career in music.
Watch One of our favourite Music Videos by Kaisha Lee titled Just To Be With You (2011)
Since 2009, she has released a number of singles, including Pirates in the Ship (featuring rapper QuandoN), My Hearts Crying Out For You, Take Me From Disgrace and 3 Weeks — the latter two received spins on Caribbean radio stations. Kaisha’s music are available through iTunes, YouTube, MySpace, ReverbNation and other digital networks online. Although she continues to work with producers on riddim tracks, Kaisha’s current focus is on her own album, which she promises to release during the spring 2013 season. She plans to incorporate her classical piano skills into the new material and has a goal of eventually learning to play the guitar.
Kaisha’s mission is to connect the world through her music, and to be an inspirational to the younger generation of aspiring musicians worldwide.
Top Shot Photographed by Jessica Dismont
Photograph of Blue and Yellow Look by Ishmil Waterman
You can catch Kaisha Lee at the Rockaz nice and Easy Edition featuring Live from Jamaica Horace Andy and Big Youth alongside other Canadian based artists. (View Flyer for Additional Information)