Christina Psycha was born in Greece. She is a vocalist, songwriter and composer. She studied Jazz Vocal Performance at the National Conservatory of Athens for her master degree, where she graduated in May 2020. Earlier on, she studied classical singing and advanced theory and she also plays piano and guitar. Her songs are based on latin rhythms mixed with early jazz elements. Her performance melodic style is influenced by Renaissance and Byzantine music and she likes to blend these traditions in her compositions. Her lyrics are written in Greek language. Her debut album was released in April of 2021 and includes 11 original compositions and 1 arrangement of a Greek traditional song. The album is called “Violetera”, meaning the girl who serves flowers.
Since 2015, she has appeared as a leader on stages and festivals in Greece such as Horto Jazz Festival & Hydra Jazz Festival. After her debut album release, she has been invited as an artist in residence from Comedy cafe in Amsterdam for four concerts with her European Quintet in July 2021. The highlight of this year is that she has been selected to represent Greece at the 7th Katara European Jazz Festival this November in the city of Doha – Qatar. Her band also scheduled to play in Artemeis Festival in Athens this September.