Cynthia Tauro is a Toronto-born vocalist, pianist and composer who performs in a wide range of solo and collaborative projects. Born into a musical family, she has performed alongside jazz icons including Guido Basso, Terry Clarke, Bernie Senensky, and Robi Botos. Classically trained, Cynthia began to specialize in jazz in early years, and then branched out to Latin Jazz at Carleton University.
She was the first female leader of a host band in Le Petit Chicago's 12-year history and continues to wow audiences with her original songs and creative covers at venues across the country.
Currently, Cynthia resides in both Ottawa and Toronto, performing at venues including Jazz Bistro, The Homesmith Bar, 120 Diner, Das Lokal and Brookstreet Hotel. She has also entertained at a number of Canadian music festivals, including RBC Ottawa Bluesfest, CityFolk, TD Ottawa Jazz Festival, Canada 150’s Inspiration Village, and Riverfest Elora. She is currently working on her first upcoming EP, set to be released in the summer of 2018.
In addition to her solo and quartet work, Cynthia is the keyboardist and backup vocalist of Harea Band, a six-piece pop-soul group based out of Ottawa. She also performs frequently with indie-pop outfit Little Scream (Dine Alone Records).
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