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Arlee Leonard

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: August 8    

Arlee Leonard

“Arlee Leonard has written some impressive originals, and her voice crackles with life. Deep and woody, she's sensual at the same time that she's playful...Arlee has many talents, and is not afraid to use them.” - Jazz Improv

THE VERSATILE ARLEE LEONARD began performing at age six in coffee houses in Detroit with her parents, blues/folk icons DAVID & ROSELYN. In 1991, her multi-racial family toured Germany, France, Holland and Switzerland, and she’s sung with them, led her own groups, and been a guest vocalist for a variety of occasions and events around the world since. Ms. Leonard, raised in California, Michigan and New Orleans, studied and performed in music, theater and dance at Santa Monica High School and the University of California Santa Cruz, while earning a B.A. in Sociology, with honors. ...
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Awards

The Dakota Award - "Jazz's Shining New Star"
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Featured recording “Wild Honey”

Latest Release

Wild Honey

SolaJazz Productions (2000)

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”Arlee Leonard is a cool jazz dynamo who leaves audiences simmering with her sultry and sophisticated jazz. If you are wondering about her technique to connect with an audience, Leonard explains it this way: “I sing from my heart and really try to touch people in theirs.” - Michael Farrar, 2THEADVOCATE.COM profile, 4/1/08

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“Singer Arlee Leonard displayed a lustrous voice and impressive range during her set, her “Time Keeps Slipping into the Future” serving as a platform for her appeal to politicians to make good on promises to help displaced Orleanians (more than 200,000 of whom are still living elsewhere) get onto the road home...

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Primary Instrument:Vocalist

Location:New York, NY

Willing to teach:Beginners

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Email: arleeleonard@yahoo.com for information and availability.
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