Thomasina Winslow is a top level Blues Artist from New York and has been traveling extensively in the US and abroad. Her international performances have brought her around the globe to such places as Denmark, England, Germany, and most recently as far as Australia. She has performed at the award winning Caffe Lena in her home state of New York and countless number of concert halls, studios, cafes, festivals, and schools where she combines her experience as an educator with the cultural ambassadorship that she brings to young people. She performed at the 2013 Clearwater Great Hudson River Revival as both solo artist and as music director and guest artist with Margo ThunderBird and the Thunderin' Herd. She has been a performer at the Clearwater festival since 2009.
She first recorded at age four with her father the late Tom Winslow a legendary environmentalist/folk and blues artist who worked closely with Pete Seeger. She received her BA in classical guitar performance and is a singer/guitarist of the Delta Blues, Delta Slide, and Piedmont blues. She performs Acoustic blues fervently and reflects the artistry of the masters like Mississippi John Hurt, Rev. Gary Davis, and Robert Johnson while keeping her original songs and compositions on the contemporary cutting edge like her fellow modern players Ry Cooder, Keb Mo', Taj Mahal, and Eric Clapton.
You can hear and enjoy her guitar work and rich warm vocals on any of her releases from her debut solo album "Essential Tunes", to her duet CD with Nick Katzman called "First Things First" released in Berlin, Germany and the US.
Thomasina's experience as a studio musician and touring "sideman" has led her to many other stages where she has shown her eclectic comfort with all genres of music from Classical to Funk to African Pop Fusion and Chicago blues. But it's the acoustic blues that has taken her to these heights. With the blues her work has single handedly raised the level of curiosity and love for this great music in the young people and has rekindled that love with others.
Her featured YouTube video "Rowdy Blues" with Nick Katzman received an award for the highest viewed feature on it's first day with 93,000 views! Now it is well over 300,000 views and growing.
"This music is not just for the Smithsonian or the Museum anymore she says...it is the authoritative model for everything Americana, and I've discovered that there's really no such thing as crossover in this music because it is in everything. It is a privilege to make music like that for people all over the world!"
Thomasina is presently in the studio recording a new all original album to be projected for release next summer.