Dynamic North Coast Soul Jazz Vocalist hits the stage at Nighttown! With ?David Thomas on Piano!
Featuring: Myisha-vocals, & David Thomas Trio.
Myisha is a graduate of the Cleveland School of the arts and has studied voice at the Cleveland Music School Settlement. She has had the honor of performing with the world renowned Cleveland Orchestra and has performed the national anthem at numerous professional sports games. She currently tours Europe with the Pastor Ron Gospel Show and is a background vocalist for national recording artist Conya Doss. Myisha also performs with The Dave Thomas Orchestra and numerous cover bands all over Cleveland.
Her vocal talents range in genres from Gospel to R&B, Pop, classical, and jazz. With her incredible vocal versatility and range, this soprano’s angelic yet sultry voice is ready to entertain the masses.
Dave Thomas is a most talented piano and organ player. A native of Youngstown, Ohio, Thomas was an original member of the R&B group, "Sweet Thunder". He has also performed with numerous artists including the late James Cleveland, Dizzy Gillespie, Albert Ayler, Jean Carn, David Ruffin, and Grover Washington. His musical involvement also includes musical theater as a writer, performer, and musical director in performances such as "The Living Cross," "The Audition," and "Black Nativity," which have played throughout the United States and Canada. He is also a gifted educator, having worked at The Cleveland School of the Arts, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland State University, and Case Western Reserve University. He is the co-author of a book entitled, "A Child's First Book of Spirituals," which is the recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award.
Presently, Dave is a music teacher with the Cleveland Board of Education School District, Musical Staff member of The Southeast Seventh Day Adventist, Faculty member of The Cleveland State University, and Minister of Music at St. Timothy Baptist Church. He earned his undergraduate and graduate Music degrees from Cleveland State, Cleveland Institute of Music, Case Western Reserve University, and postgraduate work at the Royal Holloway College in London, England.