Gemma Khawaja is a singer/guitarist from the Midlands, currently based in Norfolk, who performs traditional songs of the British Isles and creates her own songs inspired by folkloric customs, folk poesy & poetry.
She says “I enjoy stories & themes found in traditional songs and ballads. I love the richness and beauty of the melodie,s and the journey each song takes you on.”
Gemma is a past winner of Islington Folk Club’s Trad2Mad competition – unsurprising when you hear her beautiful voice!
“…performs traditional songs and ballads and her own compositions with captivating authority.” – Stephen Hunt, fRoots
“…powerful, unpretentious and rooted” – Mike Harding
“Gemma has an honesty of expression, a quality that’s indelibly imprinted on her vocal cords. Such Mortal Sport is highly captivating and absolutely compulsive listening.” – David Kidman, Fok Radio UK