What best describes Novel-T? Passion and Honesty, are just two things that come to mind. Music emanates from her soul. Novel-T believes that singing and songwriting are about telling stories, with passion and honesty. Painting a picture , with words and sounds that not only peaks the imagination but also tickles the senses and inspires the listener. Novel-T’s songs are mellow mixes predominantly Reggae, with R&B in close pursuit, and sometimes flavored with a touch of Jazz, Blues and Country. An interesting mixture of sounds and expressions that may not be easily categorized …
Novel-T’s professional musical career blossomed in the early 90s when she migrated to South Florida from Jamaica. Performing all around South Florida and other States as the lead singer with various bands, has helped to establish her presence in the local music industry where she has had the honor of sharing the entertainment stage with revered icons and legends who have inspired her over the years, and who she has the deepest respect for. Performing alongside the greats, such as Marcia Griffiths, Bob Andy, J.C. Lodge, Ken Booth, Pam Hall, Third World Band, Calton Coffee, Freddie McGreggor, Glen Washington, Mikey Spice, Horace Forbes, Dobby Dobson, Scotty, Cynthia Schloss, Phillis Dillon, Eric ‘Monty’ Morris, Ken Lazarus, Byron Lee & the Dragonaires and many others, has no doubt helped to make her the artist she is today. She has collaborated on several projects in the studio with renowned entertainers both in Jamaica and the US where she has provided lead and background vocals on various projects . If you ever listen to the radio stations in Jamaica, you are sure to hear the smooth tambour and unmistakably unique tone of her voice booming out from several on air jingles, which she sang for agencies in Jamaica, such as I.R.I.E. FM, Singer Sewing Machines, Publics Supermarket chains, F.A.M.E. FM, Jamaica Record Newspaper, Mother’s Patties, and several others.
Novel-T has performed at such events as the Jamaica Annual Festival Competitions and Independence celebrations, the Miss Jamaica Beauty Pageants in Jamaica, and the Miss Teen Jamaica Beauty Pageant in the Florida, being the featured entertainer for the night. She has also performed at various large annual events in the South Florida area with thousands in attendance; most recent being the Annual Jamaican Jerk Festival, the Annual Rachel One Love Fest, and the Annual Marathon Seafood Festival, among others.
Stay tuned as more chapters in the life and musical evolution of Novel-T become available … Many things are on the horizon, and her new single entitled ‘Born To Love You’ is available on iTunes, amazon.com and other sources.