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"Tanya St Val" is a French singer born, 1965 in Basseterre on the island of Guadeloupe . Tanya Saint-Val grew up in the music world. When she was still only a little girl, she was already imitating her grandmother singing operetta. Aged nine, she sang on an album of traditional music with her father, a guitarist, singer and professional composer.
After a spell with the Vikings de Guadeloupe, she joined the Daniel Forestal orchestra, where she met Dominique Zorobabel, a future singer with Zouk Machine. At the same time, she continued singing Ella Fitzgerald songs at local dances in Guadeloupe. She then met Pierre-Edouard Décimus, manager of the group Kassav, who introduced her to the French Caribbean recording studios, where she soon got regular work as a backing singer.
In 86, After several months touring with Experience 7 and Zouk Machine, she brought out her début album, "Tanya Saint-Val".Wide ThumbClearartFanartBanner User Comments