Radha, Was experienced at the event we had her play at and she intuitively knew when to begin playing the songs we requested. We were kind of late in arriving and she played for our guest as they waited, It was beautiful and calming. Thanks Radha!
Radha Botofasina,brings together the diverse influences of a lifetime to her music for a unique mix of world music, which is both sonically sophisticated and uplifting. An accomplished vocalist in the jazz, Latin and Sacred music traditions she is also an instrumentalist on harp.
Radha brings to her creations the pastiche of her musical and spiritual odyssey which has taken her around the world.
Radha began her vocal studies while a student at Goddard College in Vermont with Joyce Kadwell. She continued under the tutelage of Martin Lawrence in New York City, with whom she studied for five years. At this time, she also studied jazz piano
with the noted pianist and composer Mary Lou Williams.
During her two decade long association with Alice Coltrane, her spiritual and musical mentor, Radha began playing harp. Her love for the harp was immediate and she has used it on many of her recordings. Based in southern California, Radha has played at weddings, memorials, American Music Awards tv show, house parties, corporate events, fundraisers and headlined concerts. Radha is also a member of the American Federation of Musicians local 47
Through her music, Radha seeks to share her personal commitment to the upliftment of humanity through well-crafted joyful music.