Sista Monica Parker is an award winning soul, blues and gospel singer, songwriter, speaker, recording artist and producer. She is known as the "blues lioness" at major festivals internationally. She is a force of nature with a deep, rich contralto vocal range, dynamic and showstopping stage performances. She connects with her audiences and pulls them in to her emotional space.
Now residing on the west coast, Monica was born in Gary, Indiana. Her musical influences growing up in the mid west between Chicago and Detroit were artists such as Mavis Staples, Sam Cooke, Aretha, James Brown and Buddy Guy. At the age of seven (7), she -like so many others, started her singing career in the Baptist and COGIC Churchs. She became steeped in the rich tradition of traditional and contemporary gospel, blues and soul music. Sista Monica Parker leads a 6 piece veteran band and has produced eight 8 CDs to date. They have traveled and toured Italy, Mexico, Canada, Spain, Holland, France, and all parts of the United States.
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