Tawanna Shaunté, born in Florence, Miss., grew up in a musical family. Her father playing guitar, her mother played piano and extended family members including aunts, uncles and many cousins sang.
In 2006, Shaunté began singing professional as the lead vocalist for Eclectik Soul. With a solo career on the horizon, in May of this year, Shaunté joined Ojah Media Group, an independent music and concert production company collaborative by Jackson natives Cassandra Wilson and Rhonda Richmond. Her single, “Shades of Color,” the title track of her upcoming album.
Download the single on iTunes. Shaunté’s next performance is Oct. 20 at 9 p.m. at Yellow Scarf Listening Room