Napata & the Kisses

Disco - Variety - Party Band
Bay Music and Entertainment performer Napata & the Kisses

Napata and the Kisses is a non-stop revue featuring all the best traditions of American music – from the supple rhythms of Latin jazz to hard hitting R & B. Napata and her two back-up vocalist Kisses form a front line of unparalleled dynamism and panache – soaring vocals, colorful, exciting costumes and polished choreography combine for an enthralling entertainment experience.

Napata and her musicians work in a variety of performances including tours and videos; they performed at the exclusive party for the launch of Stephen Spielberg’s new company DreamWorks. They also performed at the Gala events for the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Napata and the Kiss Band has performed with legendary musicians including The Spinners, Dave Brubeck, Ramsay Lewis, Kenny Rankin, and even opened for Elton John.

Napata and the Kisses cover a stylistic range which can satisfy all of your guests&#39 musical tastes. Colorful exciting costumes and polished choreography offer a feast for the eyes; even those who reach the dance floor too late to get a spot will find that the sheer spectacle of Napata’s show makes watching as fun as dancing!

Napata is as exotic as her name…we hardly have time to be seduced by her sultry, dreamy looks… when this girl sings, you sit up!’ John Karr of the San Francisco Bay

Steven Spielberg June 1995 gala for DreamWorks
1996 Olympic Gala in Atlanta, GA
Monterey Jazz Festival
Harry Denton’s Starlight Room
Sun Microsystems

Printable Songlist



1960s and 1970s

Beatles-Baby You Can Drive My Car
Beatles-Day Tripper
Jimmy Hendricks-Let me Stand Next To Your Fire
Tommy the Shondell-Mony Mony
Stevie Wonder-Signed Sealed Delivered
James Brown-Sex Machine
Anita Wright-Mr. Big Stuff
Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar
Rolling Stones-Satisfaction
Sly & The Family-Sing-A-Simple Song
Leon Russell-A Song for You
Stevie Wonder-All In Love is Fair
Chaka Khan-Ain’t Nobody
Stevie Wonder-Another Star
Donna Summers-Bad Girl
LTD-Back In Love Again
Emotions-Best Of My Love
Pointer Sisters-Betcha Got A Chick on the Side
Stylistics-Bethca By Golly Wow
Stevie Wonder-Boogie Down Regae Woman
Boogie Nights
Boz Scaggs-Break Down Dead Ahead
Cameo-Brick House
Temptations-Can’t Get Enough Of You
Bob Marley-Couldcha Be Love
Temptations-Cloud Nine
Wright-Express Yo’ Self
Quincy Jones-Everything Must Change
David Bowie-Fame
Ohio Players-Fire
Lakeside-Fantastic Voyage
KC & The Sunshine -Get Down Tonight
Earth Wind & Fire-Groveline
Pointer Sisters-Happiness
Michael Jackson-I Wancha Back
Gloria Gaynor-I Will Survive
Johnny Taylor-I Thank You
Staple Singers-I’ll Take You There
Stevie Wonder-If It’s Magic

1960s and 1970s

Harlold Melvin & The Blue -If You Don’t Know Me By Now
John Lennon-Imagine
Four Tops-It’s The Same Old Song
Boz Scaggs-JoJo
Cameo-Jungle Boogie
Patty La Belle-Lady Marmalade
Donner Summers-Last Dance
Chic-Le Freak
Al Green-Let’s Stay Together
Patti Austin-Love Me By Name
Ohio Players-Love Rollercoaster
B52s-Love Shack
OJays-Money Money Money
Vanity 6-Nasty Girl
Gladys Knight-Neither One of Us
Santana-Oye Como Va
Temptations-Papa Was A Rolling Stone
Angela Bofill-People Make The World Go Round
Wild Cherry-Play That Funky Music White Boy
Annie Lenox-Precious
Stevie Wonder-Rocket Love
Ring My Bell
Earth Wind & Fire-September
Evelyn Champagne-Shame
Earth Wind And Fire-Shinning Star
Earth Wind And Fire-Sing A Song
Stevie Wonder-Superstitious
Sly and The Family-Thank You for Letting Me Be Myself
Donald Fagan-Walk Between The Raindrops
The Dramatics-Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get
Bobby Caldwell-What you Won’t Do For Love
Daz Band-Whip It
Stevie Wonder-You Are The Sunshine of My Life
Chaka Khan-You Got The Love



Prince-Baby I’m a Star
Talking Heads-Burning Down The House
Gloria Estephan-Conga
Michael Jackson-Dancin Machine
Chaka Khan-Dance Wit Me
Doin The Butt
Pointer Sisters-Fire
Kenny Loggins-Forever
Brenda Russell-Get Here
Patti Austin-How do You keep the Music
Stevie Wonder-I Wish
Pointer Sisters-I’m so Excited
Lionel Richie-Love Will Find a Way
Stevie Wonder-Master Blaster
Pointer Sisters-Neutron Dance
Luther Vandross-Never Too Much
Huey Lewis-Power of Love
Stevie Wonder-Ribbon In The Sky
Whitney Houston-Savin all My Love for You
Robert Palmer-Sledgehammer
Patti Austin-Talkin Bout My Baby
Michael Jackson-The Way You Make Me Feel
George Benson-This Masqurade
Luther Vandross-Till My Baby Comes Home
Sheryl Lynn-To Be Real


v Quincy Jones-Stomp
Swing Sister-Break out
En Vogue-Givin Him Something
Salt & Pepper-It’s Yo’ Thang/Rap
En Vogue-Never Gonna Get it
Jody Watley-Real Love
Barry White-Practice What You Preach
Mary J Bliege-I’m Going Down



Stevie Wonder-Come Let Me Make Your Love Come
Etta James-At Last
VariousBlues-Down Home Blues
Little Milton-Grits ain’t Groceries
Fats Domino-Kansas City
Ernestine Anderson-Move Too Soon

Steal Away
Stormy Monday
You Can Have My Husband

Angel Eyes
Al Jarreau-Better Than Anything
Sarah Vaughn
Michael Franks Eggplant
Lucky Southern
Ella Fitzgerald Lullabye of Birdland
Lush Life
Night in Tunisia
Mark Murphy Stolen Moments
Ella Fitzgerald Sweet Georgia Brown
Dave Brubeck Take Five
The Second Time Around
Watch What happens

Marvin Gaye Ain’t That Peculiar
Supremes Baby Love
Supremes Back in My Arms Again

Martha Vandellas Dancing in the Street
Contours Do You Love me
Temptarions Get Ready
Smokey Robinson Goin To a Go-Go
Marvin Gaye Grapevine
Martha &Vandellas Heatwave
Marvin Gaye Hitchhike
Temptations I Wish It Would Rain
Marvin Gaye If This world were Mine
Shirerelles Mama Didn’t Lie
Shirelles Mama Said There’d be Days
Tommy & Shondels Mony Mony
Temptations My Girl
Smokey Robinson Ooooh Baby Baby
Fontella Bass Rescue Me
Smokey Robinson Shop Around
Supremes Stop In the Name of Love

Pop / R & B

Patti Austin I Can Cook Too
Joe Williams Allright, OK, You Win
Little Milton Grits Aint Groceries
Jackie Wilson Higher and Higher
Ray Charles Hit the Road, Jack
Fats Domino See See Ryder
Otis Redding Sittin on the Dock of the Bay
Rufus Thomas Tramp
Ray Charles What I Say
Jennifer Holliday And I am Telling You I’m Not Going
Aretha Franklin Chain of Fools
Aretha Franklin Dr. Feelgood
Aretha FranklinSOULFreeway of Love
Sam And Dave Hold On, I’m Coming
Aretha Franklin House that Jack Built
James Brown I Feel Good
James Brown I Got That Feeling
Eddie Floyd Knock on Wood
Wilson Pickett Midnight Hour
Aretha Franklin Natural Woman
Aretha Franklin Respect
Aretha Franklin Rock Steady
James Brown Sex Machine
Jackie Wilson Shout
Aretha Franklin Spirit in The Dark
Aretha Franklin Think


Foggy Day
Dionne Warwick House is Not a Home
Billie Holiday All of Me
April in Paris
Beyond The Sea
Cry Me A River
Days of Wine and Roses
Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Georgia on Your Mind
Billie Holiday God Bless The Child
Billie HolidaySTANDARDGood Morning heartache
Here’s That Rainy Day
Duke Ellington In A Sentemental Mood and It Don’t Mean a Thing
Frank Sinatra Lady is A Tramp
Billie Holiday Lover Man
Johnny Mathis Misty
My Favorite Things
My Funny VAlentine
Billie Holiday My Man
Nature Boy
On A Clear Day
Satin Doll
Nancy Wilson Save your Love for Me
Second Time Around
Sophisticated Lady
Lena Horne Stormy Weather
Teach Me Tonight
The Shadow of Your Smile
Billie Holiday Them There Eyes
Nat King Cole Unforgettable
Dina Washington What A Difference a Day Makes
When Sonny Gets Blue

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