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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: April 27

After singing for many years with some of the hottest West Coast jazz musicians, Cat Conner released her first CD, called “Cat Tales,” on Rhombus Records in June 2012. Featuring the great George Mesterhazy on piano, Gene Cipriano on woodwinds, and Jim Hughart on bass, the CD has made critics take notice. All About Jazz called Cat’s voice “radiant” and said, “This is an impressive debut for a singer who should be much better known.”

Cat is a multi-talented performer who has also studied acting, musical theater and improv, and has even written and recorded an album of children’s songs. But her first and true love has always been music. A Toronto native, she fell in love with jazz at the age of 14 when her mum took her to Massey Hall to hear and meet backstage the one and only Ella Fitzgerald....
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Of these four songs, the most revelatory is Conner's and Mesterhazy's treatment of “If You could See Me Now.” Again, the song is slowed to the point where its subatomic compositional mechanics can be nakedly seen. Conner delivers the lament languidly with a relaxed intent, one with equal amounts of regret and gratitude. She exercises all sub-ranges of her sturdy and muscular alto voice, singing with perfect poise and delivery. Conner is a student of the song rather than its melodic interpretation. C. MICHAEL BAILEY

“Conner is simply a natural. No gimmicks, no show biz, no schmaltz, no frosting...

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Music

Featured recording “Cat House”

Cat House

Cat Tales Records
2014
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    Cat House

    Cat Tales Records
    2014
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    Cat Tales

    Cat Tales Records
    2012
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    Cat Conner: Cat Tales


    2011
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Dec20 Cat Conner, Cip & Chiodini
Epic Bar And Lounge
Sherman Oaks, CA

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