KAREN NUNIS and the The Blues Cats


Karen Nunis Blackstone is a blues and jazz singer, songwriter, and fine artist, now back in Malaysia after many years in Japan, Singapore and the US, where she sang in various blues and folk collaborative efforts as well as jazz outfits, combining the classics and originals. The music she writes fuses the idioms of blues and folk with traditional Southeast Asian elements.

Her first album, “Give Me Sanity” received significant radio airplay in the US and Japan, while her second album, “Dark Sun Big Rain” was nominated Best English Album at the AIM (Anugerah Industri Musik) Awards in Malaysia in 2009; and also received 2 nominations at VIMA 2009 (Voize Independent Music Awards) for Best Female Singer and Best Genre Bender.