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Cynthia Basinet

illustration of Curtis Stigers, Boz Scaggs, Aaron Neville

Actress, jazz artist and activist. Best known for the sultry, jazzy version of “Santa Baby”.


New release, “Eventually” available thru iTunes and Amazon.

“What a knock out!” -Dick Hughes Jazz Action Productions

“Excellent artist and songs.” -Wyn Machon Oamaru Heritage Radio

“The sound of your voice is a pearl to my ear!” -Paul van Kuik Radio 0162

“…This EP is definitely a keeper, and with another EP and a full length album out there, there’s plenty more Cynthia Basinet to get your teeth into. Go forth and enjoy.” -Zeitgeist UK

“The charactor of the music style presented gives this CD (Uncovered) a unique feel, with an individual personality presented inside it’s contents. Great work…” Graham-

“American Actress Cynthia Basinet truly uncovers her talents with this EP 4 track offering on UNCOVERED. She’s got the looks, style, and ability to deliver a tune. A class act!” -Helen Simons-The JazzXpress Caravan-Jazz Radio-94.1FM-Queensland-Australia

Artist description:

“For Cynthia Basinet, her voice itself is an instrument. In terms of emotional power, it’s a lethal weapon. Sensual, emotionally damaged and world-weary, Basinet’s vocals have the makings of a film noir femme fatale…’

Cynthia Basinet (aka “c. basinet”) is a rarity; combining acting prowess, natural beauty and the voice of an angel. Her speakeasy, smoldering styling is at once modern and fresh while recalling Hollywood’s Golden Era.