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Irelands Award Winning Powerhouse Blues Songstress Kaz Hawkins

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Kaz Hawkins is an award winning singer/songwriter & vocal powerhouse from East Belfast, Northern Ireland, who made her name on the blues scene as Mama Kaz and after years as a secret songwriter. Kaz recently left her Mama Kaz Band to pursue her solo song writing career.

Better Days is the first official release of her music as a solo artist and is a different style usually associated with her music.Better Days is stripped down & piano based 4 track EP. Kaz wants to invite listeners in a little closer so that they will enjoy her openness, honesty and her maturity as a songwriter with a more intimate side to her vocal. As before Kaz uses the different experiences in her life to write, in the hope that someone will gain strength from her music.

One of the biggest female singers to come out of Northern Ireland, Kaz has supported Van Morrison, Nanci Griffith, Chris Farlowe, Matt Andersen & has been personally invited on stage by many international artists, most recently with Irish Rocker“The Professor” Pat McManus (Mamas Boys, Ireland) where Kaz sang a version of Pat’s “Lonely Soul” on stage with him at his 25th anniversary party at Belfast’s Empire Music Hall.  www.kazhawkins.com  www.northwestprime.com