Nita is an amazing lyricist! Her style includes the elements of jazz, blues, and folk 'wrapped in Brazilian percussion'. A receipient of numberous awards including: Billboard Song Contest, Hollywood Song Jubilee, Jerome Foundation Artist Award, and McKnight Foundation Individual Artist Award. A Minnesota native, Nita works from a 'back-woods' studio. Her songs incorporate open tunings and unusual chord progressions. Hints of Joni Mitchel and Patty Larkin are evident thoughout this album of original songs.