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Cyrille Aimee

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: August 10, 1984    

Cyrille Aimée has consistently proven herself to be an unstoppable, undeniable talent in the modern age of jazz. Internationally renowned and praised for her unparalleled abilities, Cyrille's vocal stylings are synonymous with musical genius. Her culturally rich background has supplied her with the driving force of Dominican rhythm and the incredible swing of the French Gypsies. Taking these natural abilities with her across the world, she has done nothing short of receiving rave reviews and a loyal following in each country she graces with her voice.

Cyrille mastered the art of improvisation while studying at the well known conservatory of jazz at SUNY Purchase, with teachers such as Pete Malinverni, Jon Faddis and Jimmy Greene....
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Awards

October 2010: Finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Voice Competition. July 2007: Winner of the first prize and the special public prize in the Montreux Jazz Festival Voice Competition.
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    It's a Good Day

    Mack Avenue Records
    2014
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    Burstin' Out!

    Origin Records
    2013
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    Live at Birdland

    Self Produced
    2013
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    Live at Smalls

    Smalls Records
    2010
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    Just the Two of Us

    Self Produced
    2010
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    Smile

    Self Produced
    2009
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    Cyrille Aimée and the Surreal Band

    Self Produced
    2009

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Featured recording “It's a Good Day”

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It's a Good Day

Mack Avenue Records (2014)

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“She’s alert and thoroughly engaged in the logic of moving harmony when she improvises, one of those singers whom nonsinging musicians call “a musician”. “Her singing is focused and playful, full of feeling, space and light.” —The New York Times

“Twenty-six-year-old Cyrille Aimée, with a voice like fine whiskey — oaky and smooth, with a hint of smokiness — sang in a kind of intimate communion with one raised hand, held before her face, in the stream of her singing, like a trumpet mute, as if to physically shape the sound.” —The Washington Post

“She exudes self-confidence, individuality, great musicality, and a fresh, captivating voice...

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