As the former band leader of NZ Jazz/soul fusion group BLackSand DIva - Tunks recorded two albums and toured across the South Pacific and Germany before her solo career.

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Cat Tunks & BlackSandDiva

Nominated finalist as best Urban/Soul Album at Waiata Maori Music Awards, NZ, 2013. Produced in partnership with Te Waka Toi/Creative NZ - by Cat Tunks & producer Arli Liberman. Recorded and mixed by NZ by Olly Harmer at The Lab Studios, Auckland. Distributed by ODE Records, New Zealand A heartfelt blend of soul, jazz, funk, presented in an entirely unique way. Catchy phrasing and lyrics blend with solid bass and guitar lines that are on fire, South Pacific style groove mixes with Taonga Puoro to become a uniquely New Zealand sound. Whiskey smooth vocals that pull you in with stories and secrets that linger later in your mind. Unique compositions influenced by the power of nature and the effect on human emotions.

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Chameleon - Album Tahi

Black Sand Diva

From the early begginings of Catherine Tunks with her former band BlackSandDiva - jazz/world inspired album featuring the singles Blue Eyed Girls, Samba de Piha, the rock vibe of Gypsy and the ambient 'Eden' and the groove of Barflies

Available on itunes, CD Baby, Amplifier

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