Tamara Usatova is a Russian soul/pop/jazz singer and songwriter who began her
career back in Russia where she was born. She acquired her stage experience
through numerous gigs and appearances, performing non-stop with jazz and
pop bands in Ukraine, Russia and the U.S. After winning a scholarship to Berklee
College Of Music, Tamara decided to pursue her goal of becoming a professional
singer and songwriter.
Since 2012, she discovered a passion for writing songs and is now very successful
in it. One of her new songs, “Watching the World Go By”, was chosen out of 150
submissions, to be performed at Boston’s “Perfect Pitch” contest in March 2013.
In 2012 she got a chance to work as a singer for a famous Russian artist Alsou
and to participate in the big anniversary concert together with Stevie Wonder
musicians Ryan Kilgore, Darryl Munyungo Jackson, Gigi Gonaway.
Currently, Tamara is making her first album, collaborating with different
musicians and writing music for other artists.
Tamara combines her love for the great soul, jazz and R&B singers in her music
with influences from Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin and Billie Holiday to Anita
Baker, Whitney Houston and Celine Dion to name a few.