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Shanghai, China
THU 10/16 2014

Osaka Billboard live
Osaka, Japan

SUN 8/10 2014
Beachland Ballroom
Cleveland, OH


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NAVASHA DAYA AT THE HOWARD THEATER SINGING "UNHOME" LIVE!
Check out Navasha Daya's EP review on Soultracks! www.soultracks.com
SUN 10/19 2014
DISCOGRAPHY

Solo Album
• Rebirthed Above Ground EP (2012)

Albums as lead vocalist of Fertile Ground:
• Field Songs (1998)
• Spiritual War (2000)
• Perception (2001)
• Seasons Change (2002)
• Fertile Ground Remixed (2003)
• Field Songs Revisited (2004)
• Black Is (2004)

Albums featured on:
• DESTINY - Shuya Okino
• JAPAN - Hajime Yoshizawa
• United Legends -  Shuya Okino
• The Upaya E.P. - Don Ray
• Another Beginning - Anan Ryoko
• Insight - Dave Borsu
• Electro Jazz Divas vol. 2 - Wagram Records
• Simply Good Music Vol. 2 - Giant Step
Records
• Nu Afro  - Wagram Records
• King Britt presents Jazzmental – Slip ‘n’ Slide Records
• Beyond the Rains - The Mitchell & Dewberry Band
• Music & Movement - Climate Records

• Pure Braziliance - Faze Action
ACCOLADES
from Navasha Daya's debut solo EP "Rebirthed Above Ground" released in 2012; written and produced by Navasha Daya.

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from Navasha Daya's debut solo EP "Rebirthed Above Ground" released in 2012; written and produced by Navasha Daya.

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from Navasha Daya's debut solo EP "Rebirthed Above Ground" released in 2012; written and produced by Navasha Daya.

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from Navasha Daya's debut solo EP "Rebirthed Above Ground" released in 2012; written and produced by Navasha Daya.

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from Navasha Daya's debut solo EP "Rebirthed Above Ground" released in 2012; written and produced by Navasha Daya.

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from the album David Borsu's album  "Insight", "Move" - features the voice of Navasha Daya released 2006.

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Remake of an old Rose Royce classic, produced by Shuya Okino featuring the voice of Navasha Daya from the album "Destiny" released in 2011.

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Written by Navasha Daya, performed by Fertile Ground featuring Navasha Daya on the album entitled "Black Is...".

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Navasha Daya, pronounced, nah VAH shah DAY-ya)


Called an "astral soul goddess" by Mojo magazine, NAVASHA DAYA is a singer, songwriter, composer, producer, and performer extraordinaire. She lights up the stage with her energy and continues to amaze with her vocal range. And she is an artist with a purpose, captivating audiences and winning the hearts of fans everywhere with healing lyrics for a world in need of inspiration and upliftment. For over a decade, NAVASHA served as lead vocalist, songwriter and co- founder of the highly acclaimed soul, funk, jazz band, Fertile Ground and has been dubbed one of the foremothers of the underground/ indie soul movement.4 LPs, international tours and thousands of performances later, NAVASHA is doing her own thing and has graced us with a genre-busting powerhouse of originality, bubbling with her signature dance grooves, haunting melodies, and soul-stirring lyrics.

As a songwriter, Navasha Daya’s compositions have been remixed by the world’s top DJs and producers and have been released as recordings. She has shared the stage with legendary greats such as Chaka Khan, Hugh Masekela, Roberta Flack, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Confunkshun, Chuck Brown, Earl Klugh, Joan Baes, Angelique Kidjo, Rachelle Farrell, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, India.Arie, Bilal, Commom, Zap Mama, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Anthony Hamilton, and Cassandra Wilson to name a few. On stage, she embodies the indigenous feminine spirit and inspires women throughout the world.

A Baltimore transplant by way of Cleveland, OH Navasha is also a performance arts curator, certified healer, and spiritual and cultural arts activist who from childhood was inspired and encouraged to use her voice and talents for upliftment and change. Steadfast in her dedication to the upliftment of the community, with her husband Fanon Hill and two youth mentees she co-founded the Youth Resiliency Institute (YRI).

Continuing the legacy of her cousin the late great Gil Scott Heron, and embodying the influences of the likes of Manu Dibango, Miriam Makeba, Bob Marley, and Phyllis Hyman, her dynamic live show fuses Fertile Ground classics along with new compositions she has composed including songs from her debut solo EP "Rebirthed Above Ground". Yes, some stardust has come to earth. Open your heart and soul to a sound experience like no other!

"Navasha's voice is the true definition of Soulful. I celebrate the return of one of the most spirit filled voices around" ~ India Arie 
FRI 6/20 2014
Lincoln Theater, 
Washington,D.C.
NAVASHA DAYA AT THE HOWARD THEATER "TAKE ME HIGHER (REMIX)" LIVE!
BALTIMORE BUZZ: SHOW 19 FEATURING NAVASHA DAYA
SUN
4/27
2014

Columbus, OH  (as a guest artist with Sweet Honey In The Rock!)

FRI
4/11
2014

Cleveland, OH (as a guest artist with Sweet Honey In The Rock!)
Cuyahoga Community College

SUN
3/2
2014
  Boston, MA (as a guest artist with Sweet Honey In The Rock!)
TUE-26 SUN-31 8/2014
Belize Tour 
with Sweet Honey In The Rock
(Belize City, Dangriga, Placencia)
SUN 11/9 2014
Tokyo Crossover Jazz Festival
Tokyo, Japan
Greetings
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My Rebirth Above Ground process has been awesome and empowering! I salute my elders who have walked this journey before. I've enjoyed my time with you through the years, and look forward to aquiring new music "fam" on this next leg of my career! Please enjoy this offering from my dome, to my pen to the atmosphere.
 This is just the beginning,
there is much, much
more to come...
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to purchase my new music,
see song lyrics and
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Peace & Love,
Navasha Daya
hari bol!
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