This Dutch Diva has experience in theatre, jazz, opera and blues, Yoka was the face of successful British Indie Blues Band "Little Devils" (2010-2016) and Yoka &The SugarBeats (2016-2018). Yoka is a charismatic performer with a big voice that easily adapts to different genres. A true story teller, she is known to take her audience on a journey full of laughter and the occasional tear. Yoka also adds occasional flute and sax to the overall sound and has been nominated in 2014, 15 & 16 for instrumentalist of the year in the British Blues Awards. Yoka is currently involved in three projects:
Yoka & Big Ray After Sundown Sister Moonshine
Original material and covers 1930/40's jazz with Soulful Blues Band
(Big Ray on acoustic guitar) Phil Woollett on guitar
Big Ray cut his musical teeth on the Belgian and Dutch Blues scenes, playing with a plethora of musicians both on bass as well as guitar.
Upon his return to London, he joined Little Devils on guitar and went on to co-write their critically acclaimed album, The Storm Inside. Ray performs his original material accompanying Yoka on acoustic guitar. Ray played electric guitar for Soul and Blues band Yoka & The SugarBeats and is currently playing bass for Corky's Cats and Sister Moonshine.