Memoirs of a Back Up Diva

by Kudisan Kai



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/25/2018

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 334
ISBN : 9781480863057
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 334
ISBN : 9781480863040

About the Book

Taking up where the Oscar-winning documentary 20 Feet from Stardom left off, Memoirs of a Back Up Diva chronicles the enigmatic journey of a background singer, offering narrative of behind-the-scenes experiences on the road and in the recording studios with legendary icons in the music industry.

Author Kudisan Kai tells how she got started in the career, explains what it takes to sustain and succeed, and passes along the lessons she learned during the process. She shares the ups and the downs of following her dream of becoming a professional singer.

Poignant and personal, Memoirs of a Back Up Diva delves into the psyche of an artist, detailing her extraordinary career and its overwhelming impact on her personal life. She offers her story to inspire others to take chances in their life. Her story proves everything is possible; there is no shelf life to pursuing one’s dreams.

About the Author

Kudisan Kai, formerly known as Natalie Jackson, earned a bachelor’s degree in voice from Howard University, did graduate study at Eastman School of Music and New York University, and is a former professor at Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts. Kai has been involved with musician recordings including Roger Waters and Joe Cocker and films such a Just Visiting, Ali, and Rio II. She has toured with Natalie Cole, Anita Baker, Jeffrey Osbourne, Beck, Elton John, and Chaka Khan.