Merinda Dias-Jayasinha is a vocalist, improviser, and composer. As a creative musician, she delights in storytelling and pursues musical excellence through her art and collaborations.
The Brisbane-born, Melbourne-based artist explores her artistry, jazz sensibilities, and impressive vocal ability through a number of diverse ensembles and projects, including celebrated Australian vocalist Gian Slater's Invenio Singers. In 2018 she released ‘First Cycle’, the debut album of her string/voice quartet Meridians, and is currently writing a second album for the group. The debut album of her co-lead trio Strong Cotton Socks, ‘Falling Towards You’ was released through ABC Music in March 2020.
She is currently exploring electronic vocal processing and composition in response to other art forms.