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Born on the bayou, Rondale was raised in the backwater town of Bayou La
Batre, Alabama. A descendent of rich musical talent, she started playing the guitar and singing as a child in church. As a young musician she played at Nashville’s Blue Bird Cafe, a popular club for up and coming musicians and songwriters. In her early twenties Rondale, and her sister Dorothy, the owner and publisher of Gumbo Woman Music, played weekends in many local establishments. Dorothy not only sings with the band, but is a songwriter. She has written on several songs with Rondale and also with Shelby Lynn and Bill Bottrell on the album I am Shelby Lynn. The band Rondale and the Kit Katz grew out of the sister’s travels and they frequently play the Gulf Coast scene.
An example of Rondale’s talent is “Racing”, a song she wrote and Jay Joyce of Nashville , TN , produced for the movie Alabama Moon. Rondale’s non-traditional style with a touch of rock comes alive in her first CD. Paying close attention to detail, she delves in emotional substance with compelling verse and chorus. Rondale and the Kit Katz entertain fun and energetic crowds, “we give them our all.”
To learn more about Rondale & The Kit Katz, visit their facebook page.