“…a masterful approach to song craft reminiscent of John Hiatt and James Taylor… - NoDepression.com
“…an unforgettable album.” – SomethingElse.com
“Solid songwriting meets with soulful vocal delivery and a brilliant guitar tone…” -Roots Music Report
Deva Mahal is a powerful vocalist and songwriter who is the daughter of legendary blues musician Taj Mahal, with whom she wrote the song “Never Let You Go” on his Grammy-nominated 2009 album Maestro. She is a member of the acclaimed band Fredericks Brown, the musical collaboration of vocalist Mahal and New Zealand keyboardist Steph Brown. They have become renowned for their energetic live shows, rich harmonies, and beautifully crafted songs.
Deva, herself, has been immersing herself in the New York artist/musician scene for the past 7 years and has had the pleasure of creating with music makers such as Jaleel Bunton of Tv On the Radio, Binky Griptite of Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, The Knocks and Nick Paul of St. Lucia, Living Color, the New York Pops Orchestra and Teddy Thompson as well as performing on stage alongside such legends as Etta James, Martha Reeves, Bettye Lavette, The Roots, Meshell N’degeocello, Cyndi Lauper, Bilal, Jean Grae and Ronnie Spector.