From Kaia Kalise
KAIA KALISE is a lifelong pianist, singer, actor, and songwriter, inspired by the personal and the fictional, the primal and poetic. Her classical training in piano lives in harmony with ever-evolving improvisation and impassioned rock influences. Reviewers have noted being "entranced" by her "upbeat yet contemplative" music & lyrics, comparing her voice to a variety of artists including Sara Bareilles, Paramore, Tori Amos and Fleetwood Mac.
Kaia performs and composes in the Madison, WI area. Acknowledgements include the 2016 Madison Area Music Awards Jazz Song of the Year, the Top 8 in 105.5 Triple M’s Project M contest, and RAW Madison’s Musician of the Year Semi-Finalist.