Nikka Costa: Small Frame, Big Voice
The daughter of producer and arranger Don Costa and the goddaughter of Frank Sinatra, Costa has been performing since she was a little girl, wowing audiences for much of her life. She also enjoyed commercial success overseas at a young age. Yet when Costa sat down to talk, she was down to earth and warm, and didn't display any of the qualities of a person living a charmed life.
In the studio, Costa was unassuming, blending in with her bandmates. Physically, she's a small woman, but when she started to sing, her voice came booming out of her small frame.
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