Christina Custode

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Biography

Christina Custode is a Grammy-considered singer-songwriter and pianist currently based out of Buffalo, NY ( Buffalo’s Best Female Vocalist multi-award winner). She recently completed her first full length original project “From Here”. The album consists of 13 original songs written and performed by Custode and produced by the legendary Stuart Epps (Elton John, George Harrison, Led Zeppelin). The second single from this project titled “High Water” was just released in March 2017. She released her first single from the project ,“All For Her” , in August of 2016. Her first EP “I” (2011), sold out all physical CDs within the first 10 months of release. The project, which consisted of eight songs (all music and lyrics written and arranged by Christina Custode) put Custode on the singer/songwriter map and heralded as an excellent start to a long and promising career. Custode is a graduate from the prestigious Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York (BM ’10, MA ’14). She is heavily influenced by songwriting greats such as Billy Joel, Jewel and John Lennon and has been referred to as “the Carole King of her Generation”. She is a force to be reckoned with on the stage. Bringing her songs, stories and sass to each engagement, she is dynamic performer who is effortless in various performance settings. Christina brings her songs to life through engaging stories and witty banter, keeping audiences of all sizes engaged and entertained. Think Joan Jett meets Chelsea Handler in a bar, with a piano. Custode’s music is current, honest, and soaked with the musical integrity the artist upholds in all of her musical endeavors. Currently, Christina Custode performs regularly to capacity crowds at numerous establishments throughout the East Coast. Her music can be heard on numerous local FM/AM radio stations as well as Pandora, Spotify and other internet radio outlets, appearing on playlists with artists such as Ingrid Michaelson, Regina Spektor, Jewel, Adele, Billy Joel, Carole King, and Carley Simon. Christina is an avid supporter of collaboration in the arts, and in December 2010 participated in the production of “The Mistletoe Song” as a gift to the US Military. The project gained immediate local notoriety as her heartfelt vocal performance captured the emotion of the Holiday Season. Her beautiful tone quality and sensitive phrasing helped garner local and national airplay, as well as international exposure on thousands of internet radio stations. Please visit: www.ChristinaCustode.com for tour schedule and additional information.