Cynthia Tauro is a Toronto-based 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 Toronto, performing at venues including Jazz Bistro, The Homesmith Bar, 120 Diner, Das Lokal and Shangri La Hotel. She has 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. Cynthia is ready and excited to release her upcoming album, March 1st 2019. Recorded Number 9 Audio Group in Toronto, some of Canada’s finest musicians are featured on Cynthia’s album, ‘Moments’, produced by George Koller.
Cynthia feels as though each song on the album represents a part of her life. Made up of Cynthia’s jazz infused pop originals and jazz / latin standards, she feels as though this album represents where she is exactly at this point in time.
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). In 2016, Cynthia was the backup vocalist for 'Comfortably Numb',the only Canadian Pink Floyd Cover band to be recognized by Pink Floyd. Cynthia also played keyboard for Orpheus Musical Theatre's production of Mamma Mia in the summer of 2018.
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