Carsen Gray, Indigenous recording artist, writer and painter appears on The Red Road Radio Show Monday November 28th
Join us Monday November 28th when we visit with recording artist Carsen Gray to talk to her about her career, her latest album and we will present her recently released single “Wanna See You” featuring DJ Shub formerly of A Tribe Called Red.
Carsen Gray was born in Vancouver, British Columbia and is of First Nations (Haida) Scottish, English and Irish descent. Carsen Gray is no stranger to a life of art, music and entertainment. To sum it up, her family on Haida Gwaii is world renowned for their traditional art and carvings. Being the oldest daughter of Robert Gray, who played along side Nick Gilder in the band “Sweeney Tood” and niece of Bobby Taylor, most noted for his discovery and mentoring of Michael Jackson- The King of Pop; Carsen comes by her love for music naturally and started traveling overseas performing and recording with her uncle Bobby Taylor at age eleven.
Carsen was discovered by a Vancouver-L.A. based acting agency at one of her performances, where she was given her first movie audition and landed the role of “Tiger Lily” in the 2003 Hollywood blockbuster Peter Pan. Since then, Carsen has been living in Sakatoon, Saskatchewan where she began working with Independent heavy weight artist Joey Stylez in 2013.
Carsen has been writing, painting, recording, touring, was a regional finalist in the CBC 2015 Searchlight contest and her single “Supernatural” reached number 1 on the National aboriginal music countdown.