Dating back to when she was a little girl, Kamyra’s ear has always been tuned to music. She grew up in an environment dominated by a profound love of music. So already at a young age she gained a colorful palette of genres. But her interest went deeper than just enjoying the songs. She sought to understand the emotions behind these rich voices that inspired her so deeply. Often she wondered what could’ve happened in the lives of these singers to create such passionate sounds. It’s this genuine curiosity that sparked a fire in Kamyra. A fire that still burns brightly today.
In her own music, she strives for a sound that’s truly authentic. It’s not just about singing, it’s about sharing her most intimate feelings with her listeners. She wants people to connect with their heart when they hear her voice. And that’s why Kamyra can move you. Because she herself sings straight from the heart.
Kamyra first started singing in a children’s choir. From there, a big part of her primary and high school studies was music and art. Singing was a growing part of her daily life and in high school she decided it was her true passion. Thus she began taking classes with several talented jazz singers in the local Amsterdam community. Kamyra started to develop a love for jazz music that is still evolving. However, her sound is also influenced by soul, R&B, funk and world music as well. She gets her inspiration from such great singers as Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin and Donny Hathaway.
Kamyra has a warm, sensual sound, one which is guaranteed to sooth the ear and warm the soul.