Tina V

Tina V is the performing name for Christina Maynard, songwriter, arranger and piano/keyboard player.

Tina's voice sets her apart from so many singers.

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It has a velvety quality that kind of wraps itself around you, and yet she has power without any shrillness. Her delivery is note perfect instilling light and shade just where it's needed.

November 18th, 2009 saw Tina's first ever gig, and since that time she has been a full time artist, making her living playing piano and singing in pubs, bars and restaurants.

One of her core values is that audiences wish to be entertained; and that many audiences like an element of familiarity in what they listen to. That means that many either wish to hear covers, or original material with which they are already familiar. For this reason, Tina nearly always includes at least some covers in her set, and always designs her set with the audience and venue in mind. Covers do not dominate, however, because besides having such a memorable voice, Tina is also a talented songwriter in her own right.

Like many young people, Tina listens to the pop icons of the day. She is influenced by singers such as Stephani Germanotta. Germanotta is an accomplished piano player, performer and songwriter, who toured relentlessly across New York state before becoming better known as Lady Gaga. Tina's set is therefore often comprised of wholly unfamiliar acoustic piano arrangements of well known pop songs along with her own music, much of which is influenced by contemporary stars.

Her style would be best described as "infectious, radio-friendly", and despite being broad, probably owes more to rock and modern RnB and hip-hop than to any other genres.

Being a full time musician, Tina V has more time to devote to her craft than many of her contemporaries. She practices extensively, and considers her voice to be a musical instrument just like any other; requiring practice, care and study to get the best from it.

Since embarking on her musical career, Tina has already worked with a number of local musicans, collaborating with them on stage, in practice and in the studio. In particular, she works closely with the Worcester based band Blue Radio playing a wide range of original music and covers.

Tina is a hard-working musician and is available for bookings either as a solo artist or with Blue Radio.

Tina V, Worcester

music type
RnB, hiphop, pop - Solo artist - Live original music
available for
Any event including; Bar/Pub/Club, Events, Wedding, Party, Festival, Corporate,
Worcester, Worcestershire, WR5 3AG
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