Inspired by creativity as a catalyst for self creation and united social change, Kattimoni (KATTI-MON-NI ) is a vibrant Creatrix who weaves together powerhouse Soul vocals, spoken word, embodied dance and sacred ritual to reawaken our human spirit and share a transmission of healing, empowerment and compassionate social change on the planet.
Fronting her fiery 9 piece band, Kattimoni provides a diverse sonic sustenance of powerful raw Soul, driving deep Funk rhythms, luscious Jazz infused melodies, energetic Reggae grooves and a natural mystic poetic flow of conscious lyrics.
Featured as a Judge on Channel 7's #1 TV series 'All Together Now' alongside Ronan Keating, Julia Zemiro and Rhonda Birchmore, Kattimoni has performed alongside Australian icons including; Cate Cebrano, Christine Anu, Isaiah Firebrace, Ross Wilson, Kylie Auldist & Cookin' on 3 Burners.
Kattimoni has performed across the Australian festival circuit in recent years including highlights at; The National Multicultural Festival, Moomba Festival, Melbourne White Night, Rainbow Serpent, St Kilda Festival, Moonee Valley Festival, Sounds of Summer Festival and Nightjar Festival.
A passion for culture, connection and ceremony, Kattimoni has travelled extensively and been influenced by a diversity of music, culture and traditions throughout her life. She sings in multiple languages and is also a vocalist in 7 piece multicultural samba reggae band, 'Sol Nation'. Performing an inspiring, high-energy melting pot of reggae, samba, funk, salsa, East Timorese folk and African dance music with a strong global conscience, she has toured nationally and internationally (Timor Leste, Malaysia) with Sol Nation, delivering one of the most exuberant, colourful and intoxicating live shows in Australia.
She recorded backing vocals for Malawian artist, David Marama's 2017 album 'Another Day' featuring Lamine Sonko (Senegal), performed with reggae afro-beat band, Blak Roots (Congo) and Ras Jah Know (Cape Verde).
The Founder of 'Empress Institute', a community dedicated to feminine leadership & wellness arts for women, Kattimoni is a Psychotherapist and Artist Mentor who supports and coaches creative entrepreneurial women to revolutionize the way they live, love and lead from their feminine power. She has been a guest speaker at events such as International Women's Day, Harmony Day and facilitated workshops and programs with community groups, organisations and individuals throughout Melbourne.
Her latest release 'I Do What I Want' is available for streaming and download across iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and her full length studio album 'Rise Up, Radiate', produced by Bisho Abdelsayed at Radiate Productions is due out THIS SUMMER!
Funky guitar, smooth voice, punctuated with brass horn...makes me wanna groove! Kattimoni's lyrics lift me up & make my heart swell and smile from the inside out! These guys are inspiring to listen to and high energy live!
-Shannon (Triple J Unearthed)
I have been following Kattimoni for a while now and this beautiful lady, with her team of passionate sparkles, keeps on exciting me with amazing uplifting tracks with a beautiful message. So beautiful.
Thank you guys! <3
- Sammy (Triple J Unearthed)