Singer-songwriter Kate Targan is a critically acclaimed American jazz and country music vocal artist. In a popular musical landscape that is too frequently safe and predictable, Kate Targan presents a bold and adventurous spirit that is unexpectedly natural. Honest. Healing. And strong.
From the Light, Kate Targan’s debut album was met with rave reviews. San Jose Mercury News praised her work saying“From the Light shines with delicately expertly crafted songs…Targan’s voice sweet and gentle is deeply affecting.”
Kate was a featured vocalist with Jody’s Jukejoint, a blues band that has toured large festivals and small intimate venues throughout Europe. Depending on whether the beat is gypsy jazz, bossa nova or folk ballad, Kate’s vocal artistry teases listeners with worldly sensuality. She exposes places in the heart that are wounded and vulnerable. She belts out pure emotion backed by lush orchestrations that are exquisitely and achingly raw.
Running throughout Kate Targan’s impressive collection of songs is a mysterious sense of spiritual wonder. Something Kate Targan, an energy healer, finds walking among the redwoods of her Northern California. An unexpected and soothing aura that embraces and guides you on an emotional journey. We’re going deep. Now, let go. Through Kate Targan’s music comes a feeling of wholeness and transcendence that carries you back to yourself, and the heart.
Kate Targan has been consistently touring the Bay Area since 2010 with both dynamic and intimately touching performances. She is currently finishing up her sophomore album due for release in Fall 2016.