Joni NehRita is a multi-instrumentalist, self-produced singer/songwriter, arranger,
TEDxED & Keynote speaker. The Jamaican-Canadian artist writes songs that explore
themes of universal love, social justice and cultivating imagination and compassion. Her
4th full length album, ‘Love & Protest’ is a blend of soul, jazz & Afro-Latin/Caribbean
grooves and was written, produced and mixed entirely by NehRita.
In addition to being a performer, NehRita has been a music educator for 20 years,
teaching both privately as well as in workshop/masterclass format in high schools &
universities including University of Guelph, Wilfrid Laurier University and Seneca at
York. This year she was commissioned to design an online creative arts “zine” for
teens for Idea Exchange/Cambridge Libraries as well as to compose & create choral
arrangements of 3 songs for Cameron Heights C.l.