KATYA IS ROCK AND ROLL’S LOVE CHILD!
KATYA is a first generation, Los Angeles native, Russian Freedom
Rocker. She is an astounding singer, songwriter, performer and musician
with a repertoire of over 300 songs. KATYA has appeared on NBC, KTLA,
VH1 Classic, E Channel, MTV, and Japanese TV. KATYA is a cast member in
the Mark Burnett Production Reality Television Series "ROCK AND ROLL
FANTASY CAMP" on VH1 Classic. The show features Paul Stanley (KISS),
Marky Ramone (RAMONES), Phil Collen (DEF LEPPARD), Mark Hudson, Duff
McKagan and Matt Sorum (GUNS N' ROSES). KATYA performed on the Ryan
Seacrest produced show "Bank of Hollywood" featuring Candy Spelling.
She has also appeared on Simon Cowell's "America's Got Talent" starring
Sharon Osbourne, David Hasselhoff, and Pierce Morgan. Her music video,
“Laying In My Bed” was licensed out to, and used for the opening
sequence of the MTV show, “Damage Control.” She was featured in a
commercial for "Wave" products that aired on Japanese TV, and has been
recognized on NBC NEWS and KTLA's "The People's Court".
KATYA toured Japan for the second time. She performed at the HARD ROCK
CAFE OSAKA, HARD ROCK CAFE UNIVERSAL CITY WALK OSAKA and the Kansai Music Conference.
The Kansai Music Conference nominated KATYA for the “Hiram Bullock
Award” and the “Performer of the Year Award”. Her third tour to Japan is
being booked for this coming summer. Check for show dates at KATYAMUSIC.com.
KATYA has opened for Queensryche. The
LA Music Awards nominated her for "Female-Singer Songwriter of the
Year". Her self-produced/written, debut album, "ROCK LIVES!" consists of
internationally known guest stars: David Campbell, Stephen Perkins
(Jane's Addiction), Gonzo Sandoval (Armored Saint), Jerry Peterson (Eric
Clapton), Adam Cohen (Ray Charles) Paulo Gustavo (Graham Bonnet), John
Philip Shenale (Tori Amos) and Eliza James (Burt Bacharach). The album
was mixed by Skip Saylor/Ian Blanch and mastered by Bernie Grundman. Her
single, “The Power of Rock and Roll,” (featuring Gonzo on drums of
Armored Saint) has broken into international radio. KATYA is a featured
artist in the bestselling Musicians Atlas Resource Book, and spotlighted
on the “musiciansatlas.com” homepage. Planetary Group has distributed
the compilation CD to more than 750 radio stations in the United States
and Canada; this CD features KATYA's song, “The Power of Rock and
Roll.” Katya signed a distribution deal with Music One in the
Philippines, and received international airplay. She was chosen out of
300 performers by Chris Douridas and Gemma Dempsey in Los Angeles for an
internationally released compilation CD called “2623 Main Street.” Her
song, “Bitch and Moan,” was aired on KLOS. Her video “Laying In My Bed”
was placed on Mike Galaxy's compilation DVD, “Can't Dance Version 3”,
which was screened and distributed at the Sundance Film Festival.
KATYA was invited to play the world-famous Venice Boardwalk
Carnevale Festival, where her performance drew comparisons to 70's Rock
Icons. This review, as well as other great reviews, reached the
legendary John Carruthers, of Carruthers Guitars in Venice, CA, who then
provided her with a phenomenal endorsement contract of three
custom-built guitars with her own signature logo. KATYA rocked the
Inkslinger's Ball at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Additional endorsements
were provided by Egnater Amplifiers, Get'm Get'm Wear, TKL (Custom
Cases), Venice Amplifiers (Custom Amps and Mods) and Coffin Case. Later,
KATYA performed at the E World Music red carpet launch party.
first book, “How To Calm And Tame Your Dog Naturally” and her flashy,
hand-made clothing, pet gear, and accessory line ROCK WEAR FOR DOGS
(& humans too!) will soon be in a chain of well-known pet stores.
Her established online store has provided her with the ability to expand
into a retail storefront.
Her roots are Russian and her music
is revolutionary. KATYA's music career started at the early age of 5,
when her grandmother insisted on giving her classical piano and voice
lessons. Nina Kent, who was born in Ossa, Russia was a trained classical
pianist and singer. At age six, KATYA's interests expanded to the
guitar, which led her to be a songwriter. The keys to the golden kingdom
were granted, and KATYA's whole world became about music. Today she is
an accomplished musician playing piano, keyboard, rhythm, and lead
guitar as well as being an incredible vocalist and a high-energy
performer. Connect with this amazing artist and experience her
transforming and extraordinary music!