Vera's Heartbeat proudly presents a special jazz night with talented singer MishCatt joined by Mika Mutti on keys, John Leftwich on bass, and Lucio Vieira on drums,
MishCatt is the alter ego of Michelle Gonzalez.
Singer, songwriter and artist who rose to Costa Rican fame as the singer and composer of the popular band, Patterns, before pursuing a solo career. Her debut EP, “Highlighter”, was released independently in 2016. The EP has since gained more than 30 million streams, and Michelle has become the most streamed artist in Costa Rica. Recorded in Sweden with Pontus Winnberg (world renowned songwriter/ producer and member of Miike Snow). Her latest collaborations "Domino" and " Domino Acoustic version", were released spring 2019 with Producer/ DJ "Whoisfiyah"
She is now working on her follow-up solo music projects.
Inspired by cultural icons like David Bowie, Prince, and Madonna, she works to blend art, fashion, and visual design with her music. A unique combination of 80s nostalgia and space odyssey psychedelia, MishCatt’s experiential world and unique sound are unforgettable and unlike any other.
Growing up in Province S
an Jose, she was deeply immersed into a creative environment via her father (acclaimed jazz pianist) and mother (actress/singer). At the age of 14, she
developed a great appreciation for jazz and bossa nova music; deriving inspiration from the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, Joao Gilberto etc.
Michelle spent most of her formative years in her dad's studio composing music, singing and expressing art in cinematography, photography and dancing. She currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.