Musician, Author and Painter Ilana Katz Katz casts a wide net of creative endeavors.

Ilana’s music mainstay is blues and old-time Southern fiddle, but her versatility as an improvisational musician beckons her to play all kinds of music. She loves performing in Boston’s subways, but she often sits in with blues musicians all over New England and wherever her travels take her. Ilana has had the great honor to perform with many great musicians including Ronnie Earl, Bobby Radcliff, Joe Moss, Cedric Watson, Diane Blue, amongst others. Her original song “Marlyn’s Blues” won “Coolest Blues Song in the World for 2015″ from Big City Blues Magazine.

Ilana’s debut CD, “I’ve Got Something to Tell You” is available on this website. If you want to download the files, without the hard copy, it is available on itunes, cdbaby, and 

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Ilana’s debut novel “The Underground” is a thought-provoking read, now available at The futuristic dystopian romance showcases only one of her writing styles. Ilana has been a featured writer and won awards in fiction, journalism, and the technical communications arena. More novels are on the way.

Ilana is also a visual artist, known to paint and draw funny cat pictures and landscapes. In addition, she is an avid runner and has completed three marathons. She lives in Boston, MA and Newport, RI with her husband Warren and adorably lazy Kat Boris.