I am a professional Singer (Reggae/Jazz) with over 30 years of experience in the reggae Industry supporting some of the world's top reggae performers including Sly and Robbie, Sinead O'Connor, Richie Steven, among others both in-studio and on stage.
Hello, I am Nina, I am a Vocalist for Hire and I am based in Jamaica.
Multi-genre expert session vocalist to include jazz, gospel, reggae, etc, My vocals have been featured on Albums such as 'Inna Mi Roots' by LMJ of which I am a Member. Gideon Boots - Richie Stevens, Pass the Torch - Culture, the list goes on.
High-quality vocal recordings from a professional recording studio. Equipped with state-of-the-art gear, including a - Nueman Tlm 103 microphone
- Apollo Mark 2 (interface
- Yamaha Monitors
- Mac Computer
My vocals have been described as “alluring, captivating and powerful likened to that of Marcia Griffiths, Etta James, Adele. I sing in many different styles including, Jazz, Blues, gospel, reggae,soul/r n b, Check out "Loving Feeling" for a taste of my vocal when doing reggae harmonies.
WHAT I OFFER:
-Professional high-quality vocal recordings (fully comped/edited, delivered in a zip file)
-Main vocal: $250+ (demo)
-Harmonies/ backing vocals and arrangements: $150 +
(More than 6 tracks of harmonies will attract additional fee
How it works:
- Contact me and let's get your project started!
I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.
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Interview with Nina Karle
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Once I am given the specification, I will throw myself into the project, I want to know exactly how you want your project done.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: High-quality vocal recordings from a professional recording studio. Equipped with state-of-the-art gear, including a - Nueman Tlm 103 microphone - Apollo Mark 2 (interface - Protools - Yamaha Monitors - Mac Computer
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I have been singing professionally for over 30 years. I will continue to sing but I also create accessories.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Nina Simone, Beres Hammond, Bob Marley, Pattie LaBelle, Marcia Griffiths, Ertha, Ella and Etta, Michael Buble, Adele, Aretha, so many more.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Being in Jamaica I mostly do reggae vocals and backing vocals but I am also known for my jazz vocals as well and have done countless concerts in Jamaica.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I just completed a project for a client which was a remake of 'Bahama Mama' by Boney M. It was my first project on this platform but the Client was so easy to work with and it made the project a pleasure to work on.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Backing vocals for a client from my country and completing EP
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I'm still new here.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I have worked with both but the beauty of digital is being able to give more because of the availability of tracks.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Making sure they are satisfied.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Just being able to sing.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: I still new here.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That it's easy and not worth being paid for.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What exactly they want to be done, give ideas so there are no mistakes.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Once you look at my ability and it's a fit then go ahead and make the deal.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: muiscplayer and head phone, nina sio