‘Loathe A Rose’

Coming November 29th

Singer/songwriter and pianist Katarra Parson is set to release the power ballad 'Loathe A Rose' November 29th on all streaming platforms. On the second anniversary of her debut album, Cocoa Voyage, Soul/R&B artist Katarra will be releasing the passionate and jazz centered single to the public. Recorded live with Andrew Gibson on drums, Tilton Yokley on bass, Joey Ferber on guitar and Jahi Eskridge on trumpet, this song mixes jazz and soul with a Latin feel. With raw vocals and keys in tow, Katarra sings a rebel cry of self-love for the underdog. From the Phoenix that rose from the ashes, to the rose that grew from concrete, Katarra presents her first live and epic single, composed and produced by herself.

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St. Louis Magazine: Emerging Artist

Amanda Woytus, November 2021

“Katarra is killing it on the keys. The singer-song-writer is performing at The Sheldon, its stained glass windows dark in the September evening. Purple and pink lights project a groovy damask-like pattern behind the artist and her two-piece band. The vibe changes from mellow to moody to explosive as the artist shifts from the keyboard to piano and back again. One minute, we’re in a stream of soulful vocals and shimmering cymbals, feeling the flow; the next, we’re rocketed into orbit. “Sing, Katarra,” someone calls from the audience. “I have a lot of things I have to get off my chest,” the singer tells them, “that I have to express,” before launching into “Conversation Golden,” off her debut album Cocoa Voyage.”




Katarra returns to talk with Ray Hartmann about upcoming shows, surviving the pandemic, and a sneak peak at new exclusive originals...

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“This blog is to showcase, celebrate and encourage women who are working hard at their crafts and contributing to their communities in their own ways. Please share these women's stories, businesses and journeys to show your support.”

In The Know W/ Ray Hartmann ft. Katarra Parson 11/20/20

SChlafly Beer Music Hour 550 KTRS AM

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St. Louis Public Radio (NPR): St. Louis Singer Katarra Parson's Recordings Reflect On Mental Health And Rebirth

By CHAD DAVIS • FEB 13, 2020

If St. Louis singer and songwriter Katarra Parson had to pick one of her songs to describe her life, it would be “Phoenix Rising.”

She appreciates the song because it's about flight, freedom and rebirth — the story of how she learned to take care of herself.

“'Phoenix Rising' is literally my journey of finding myself, of finding my power, stepping into that power, being comfortable with that power,” Parson said. “Now I'm at a point where I realized I got responsibility with that power.”

Subvert Labs Vol. 1

Collaborative Project for the People

Subvert Labs Vol. 1 out now!! A collaboration between St. Louis and Miami artists for a revolutionary hip-hop classic. 

 I went from studio newb to production assistant working with and for @damondavis 2018-2019 and came out a stronger artist, lyricist, producer and activist. I'm so proud to have a first hip-hop project out with amazing creatives, and to have been apart of the songwriting, recording and co-production. 😭✊🏾❤️

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Katarra at the Pulitzer

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