As 2008 opens up, Aussie female singer-songwriter Kitto struts the stage barefoot, belting out intense songs developed during a career that's seen her touring 33 countries around the world. She's wielded her guitar on stages from Tasmania to the North Pole and shared the bill with acts as diverse as Megadeath, Wilson Picket and Jacque Higgins. She joined Eskobar and Dionne Warwick on the Swedish TV gala ?Abba The Tribute' in 2004...
She's wielded her guitar on stages from Tasmania to the North Pole and shared the bill with acts as diverse as Megadeath, Wilson Picket and Jacque Higgins. She joined Eskobar and Dionne Warwick on the Swedish TV gala ?Abba The Tribute' in 2004, toured the UK and Sweden as lead vocalist for Janis Joplin's original band Big Brother & The Holding Company in 2006 and performed at the Edinburgh Festival in 2007. In South Africa, she's played on Robban Island where one of her heroes, Nelson Mandela, was incarcerated for 17 years,
Along the way she's recorded in the USA, Europe and Australia. Her third album, Over Sensitive, featured musicians like Slash's Snakepit bassist Johnny Griparic and Suicidal Tendencies' guitarist Dean Pleasants and was produced by Michael Vail Blum in Los Angeles, released in UK 2007. Her earlier albums include Precious Junk (2004) and Princess Of Tragedy (2002).
Bil Bryant, who co-produced Princess of Tragedy, believes ?She's totally committed to her music and she sings for her supper. Kitto will give 100% every time. Very rarely do you find a musician like that.? According to Australia's Beat magazine: ?Only the immense, poetic beauty of Kitto's lyrics can match her strong vocals. This is an artist with veracity, talent and a spirit that shines with intensity.? For a true sense of what Kitto is all about, you can listen here or at myspace or www.whosjack.com
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