Kayla Waters burst on to the contemporary jazz scene with an astounding four #1 Billboard contemporary jazz radio hits! Lovingly mentored by her father, jazz icon Kim Waters, Kayla has been voted the winner of “The Rising Star In Jazz Award” by The Black Women in Jazz and the Arts, and the prestigious Washington DC WAMMIE Award as “The Best Jazz Artist.” Having performed with such greats as Stevie Wonder and Gladys Knight and at major jazz festivals world-wide, this charismatic keyboard virtuosa has taken the jazz world by storm! Presence, her brilliant new album release, is overflowing with inspired melodies and ebullient grooves – a true expression of Kayla’s unique creativity. Veteran hit maker Chris “Big Dog” Davis, and father Kim Waters, join Kayla in the production of 10 Kayla Waters original compositions. From the glowing spirituality of the title tune, “Presence,” and the romantic “Waterkisses,” to the pulsating “Undulation,” the wonderful musical universe of Kayla Waters is on full display! The first single, “Undulation,” launches to contemporary jazz radio on May 22nd, with international performances in support of this release.