Toshi Reagon is a talented, versatile singer, composer and musician with a profound ear for sonic Americana--from folk to funk, from blues to rock. She masters each of these genres with vocal strategies that easily spiral and swoop from the expressively sinuous to the hard-charging, a combination of warmth and mischief.
While her expansive career has landed her comfortably in residence at Carnegie Hall, & Madison Square Garden, you can just as easily find Toshi turning out a music festival, intimate venue or local club. Toshi finds home on any musical stage. Toshi has had the pleasure of working with Lizz Wright, Ani Difranco, Carl Hancock Rux, Nona Hendrix, Pete Seeger, Chocolate Genius & many other amazing artists. Toshi performs solo and with her band of all stars BIGLovely featuring Fred Cash, Robert Burke, and Adam Widoff.
Toshi Reagon has had the great pleasure of collaborating as Composer and Music Director with Urban Bush Women Bones and Ashe. Jane Comfort and Company on Underground River and Asphalt. LAVA, We Become and w/ Robert Wilson and Bernice Johnson Reagon, The Temptation of Saint Anthony.
Toshi has been the recipient of a NYFA award for Music Composition, The Black Lily Music and Film Festival Award for Outstanding Performance. She is a National Women's History Month Honoree, and is the 2010 recipient of OutMusic's Heritage Award and 2012 Stonewall Honors Award.
Her Latest release is There and Back Again. Visit www.toshireagon.com.