Natasha Joseph

Natasha Joseph

Natasha, a multifaceted talent in the realms of arranging, composing, and producing, has proudly represented Trinidad and Tobago as a Steelpan ambassador across the globe, gracing stages in the USA, London, Japan, and various renowned jazz festivals including Tobago Jazz, Barbados Jazz, St Lucia Jazz, and Grenada Jazz.

Her journey began with a remarkable second-place win in the Pan Ramajay soloist skills competition in 1993, catapulting her into the spotlight as she joined the esteemed Panazz Players. Touring extensively with the group, Natasha contributed to their accolades, including the Sunshine award in 1997 for Best recording by a Steelband.

A self-taught musician of exceptional caliber, Natasha has shared stages with a plethora of esteemed local and international jazz artists, including luminaries like Len "Boogsie" Sharpe, Ken "Professor" Philmore, Elan Parle, and Chantal Esdelle. Her musical collaborations span borders, encompassing talents from Barbados to Cuba, Canada to Puerto Rico.

In 2012, Natasha further honed her craft, earning a diploma in Recording Engineering and Production from The Audio Institute of America. Renowned as a drillmaster, she has led Phase II Pan Groove to victory in the National Steelband Panorama in 2013 and 2014, with notable successes also achieved with MHTL Starlift in subsequent years.

Natasha's dedication to musical education is evident through her founding of the improvisational approach master class, Music JYM, in 2015. Graduating with First Class Honors from the University of the West Indies with a Bachelor of Music degree, she continues to enrich Trinidad and Tobago's musical landscape as a member of the National Philharmonic Orchestra, Moyenne, and Elan Parle.  It's noteworthy that Natasha plays a key role in the creation of the upcoming BALANCE lead sheet.

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