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A NancysingsBilllie

Hi, I my name is Nancy Ridley-Hughes. I first heard Billie Holiday's music from the movie “Lady Sings the Blues" starring Diana Ross. A friend gave me a Billie Holidy record in '82 and after that I purchased everything I could find. I...

Aafje van Summeren

About Aafje van Summeren Fresh to the jazz scene, Aafje van Summeren has already begun to bring audiences a taste of her true inimitable vocal style. Sprung from her cultural upbringing in the Netherlands, van Summeren has taken her...

Aaron Akins

Aaron Akins is one of the most versatile vocalists and song writers in the music business. His background includes the North Sea Jazz Festival in 1997 along with Ray Charles, Herbie Hancock and Eric Clapton, among others; as well as...

Abbey Lincoln

"How can you have a career and never say anything? To experience it all and not say a word, you're supposed to stand up and speak your mind in the music. Some people like to hear some reality. I'm not trying to save or fix the world. I'm...

Abbie Gardner

HISTORY Abbie began singing Jazz standards with The Galvanized Jazz Band in 2001 and has since cut her teeth as a vocalist with The Stan Rubin Orchestra, Vince Giordanos Nighthawks, The New Deal Orchestra and Herb Gardners Groundhog...

Abigail Riccards

Since arriving on the New York scene in 2003, vocalist Abigail Riccards has garnered much attention from the jazz community for her effortless swing, heartbreaking tone, and personalized approach to lyrics. Abigail's inimitable approach to...

Abimbola popoola

i am a female artist born into music word am from west african nigeria i derive my inspiration from God i have been into some backup artist singing classic and funk jazz at the since 1999 but for now i have done two songs presently i have...

Acacia

From Buenos Aires, Argentina, Acacia is a singer/songwriter with a very personal voice - not comparable to any of the usual latin vocalists. Her style ranges from blues, r&b, soul and ballads to pop and alternative rock, with sometimes...

Adam Brock

Adam loves to sing Jazz, Blues, and Soul! Listen for him!

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Adela Dalto

Adela Dalto - vocalist, composer, recording artist The most important talent that any creative artist can have and develop is the ability to touch the heart and soul of the listeners. Having been immersed for several decades in the highest...

Adelaide Ruble

Adelaide Ruble is a native Virginian and studied music at Shenandoah Conservatory of Music. She grew up in a jazz family. “My father played trumpet in the Louis Armstrong style and jammed with Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey. As a young girl,...

Adele Nicols

Nicols began training as a classical pianist at the age of seven and continued for five years. Then she stopped studying until at nineteen, during her junior year of college in Florence, Italy, she was lucky enough to have been mentored by...

Adele Wilding

Award-winning Adele Wilding is a multi-talented singer, songwriter, composer, arranger and pianist. A distinctive writer of finely crafted melodies and introspective lyrics, she is receiving increasing recognition from both sides of the...

Adele Zane

Singer and songwriter ADELE ZANE has performed at such prestigious New York City jazz clubs as the world famous Birdland, the hot Iridium Jazz Room and has been a regular at the cutting edge Cutting Room since it opened. Lauded by critics...

Adele-Marina Wilding

Award-winning Adele-Marina Wilding is a multi-talented singer/songwriter, composer/arranger and pianist. Previously based in England and Scotland, she paid her dues on the UK music scene, establishing herself as a respected...

Adi Braun

"If you're a fan of high-grade vocal work with assured confidence, superb diction, sharp timing and a theatrical flair for the dramatictime to meet Adi Brauna jazz singer with a bold vocal delivery crammed with character(and) a...

Adia Ledbetter

Adia Ledbetter was born in Durham, N.C. She started singing in elementary school and church and started taking voice lessons in high school. After high school, she took a break from voice lessons to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in...

Adonis Puentes

Adonis Puentes has the gift to see both the past and the present of Cuban music. And,on Vida, his solo debut, he shows that he is uniquely qualified to straddle the generations, embodying a contemporary vision of a true Cuban Sonora. Such...

Adriana Miki

Originally from Sao Paolo, now living in Lisbon, Portugal, singer Adriana Miki, at a very young age, found herself irresistibly drawn to music. “Music has been part of my soul since before I could walk, “Adriana recalls. ”As a child...

Afrikkanitha Afri

Born Eunice Quipuco Piedade José, on August 8, 1974, in Angola, Afrikkanitha manifested her artistry at 4. She was born to dance and sing. Influenced by Madonna, Whitney Houston, and other artists from 80’s, she danced the choreography...

Aga Zaryan

Aga Zaryan born January 17, 1976 - is an internationally recognized jazz vocalist of the new generation. Aga conveys the finest of the history of jazz to today's audiences, continuing the traditions of great artists like Shirley Horn,...

Aggerbæk

International singer-songwriter ready with new album. The past years, Benjamin Aggerbæks music has brought him around the world, and set the foundation for his three weekly openmic scenes in Copenhagen. Now Aggerbæk is ready with a new...

Aika Hirahara

Daughter of legendary saxophone player Makoto Hirahara (Columbia Records Japan) and sister of Japanese pop star Ayaka Hirahara , aika (Aika Hirahara) began playing the saxophone while growing up in Tokyo. aikaʼs love for music led her to...

Aiko Shimada

Aiko was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Oregon when she was 18 to study English. She started singing and playing guitar when she was 24. She first joined a folk-rock band, became a jazz DJ at a college radio station (KBVR-FM), and...

Aili Ikonen

Aili Ikonen is a versatile vocalist living in Helsinki, Finland. Aili is moving fluently across the diverse field of jazz, folk and pop. She has been touring over Europe and Finland, performing in various venues from significant jazz...

Aimée Laryss Moseka

Aimée Lalyss-Moseka is an innovative artist in music with her own band The New @adress. She is an author- composer, who plays the acoustic guitar and the piano. Aimée Lalyss-Moseka is a native of the R.D.Congo, in the region of the...

Aimee Allen

Aimee Allen’s intimate connection with music began as a child. Her childhood was quite literally scored with classic jazz, because of her mother's intense love of the music. The influence of the jazz tradition can be heard in Aimee’s...

Aimee Petra

An exceptional talent, Aimee Petra boasts a 4-octave range of dynamic color and presence. Rooted in musical theatre and later classically trained, Aimee has performed and recorded music of varying styles. After many years singing opera,...

Aimua Eghobamien

As you explore Aimua Eghobamien's personal background his musical style begins to fall in place. With a dad who listened to a world of music from British Pop to Highlife and Calypso; a mum who sang him Ẹdo lullabies; and siblings who...

AJ Brown

“The most promising young vocalist I have heard in over thirty-five years of working the music Industry. He is going places! ” Dr Ian Darrington MBE This young, Halifax (Yorkshire) born singer ��" songwriter ��" saxophonist has...

Akemi Yamada

Akemi Yamada ( stage name “akemi”) is a native of Tokyo, Japan, and was raised in a musical family and enjoyed classical(orchestral and choral) music, Japanese and American pop music, and Hawaiian music. She studied classical piano...

Akiko Pavolka

Akiko Pavolka is a New York-based musician, composer and educator who’s strikingly original music blends pop and jazz with the music and sensibilities of her native Japan. She has released four records as a leader, most recently the...

Akua Allrich

Jazz vocalist and DC-native Akua Allrich has proven herself to be a musician of extraordinary talent and crowd-moving passion. With finesse and charisma, this vocalist, composer and teacher, has successfully etched out a place for her...

Al "Coffee" McDaniel

Al “Coffee” McDaniel is a smooth baritone vocalist, a very tasteful guitarist, and an irresistible entertainer. His very relaxing vocals, and colorful guitar riffs, makes him a double-threat and, the real deal. He has released several...

Al Bowlly

The most popular vocalist in Britain during the 1930s, Al Bowlly showcased a range of material unsurpassed by any contemporary other than Bing Crosby. He was also a true international recording artist: born in Mozambique to Greek and...

Al Campos

Al Campos is the son of his late preacher father and a gospel singing mother. Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Current resident of Copenhagen Denmark & Los Angeles. Al is a singer, trombone player, songwriter, producer and arranger. He...

AL Goodah

Biografie AL GOODAH: nourishment for the soul Musical career Al Goodah (Carlo Goedhart) draws on a rich cultural heritage of Caribbean music. Born in Paramaribo (Surinam), he grew up in a family of singers and musicians. His mother and...

Al Green

The title of Al Green’s Lay It Down truly tells it like it is. Conceived as a collaboration between the soul legend and a handful of gifted young admirers from the worlds of contemporary R&B and hip hop, the album is drawn from a series...

Al Hibbler

A distinctive baritone singer who came into prominence with the Duke Ellington Orchestra in the 1940s, and scored a hit later with his version of the song “Unchained Melody." Albert Hibbler was born in August of 1915 in the little...

Al Jarreau

Al Jarreau's unique vocal style is one of the world's most precious treasures. His innovative musical expressions have made him one of the most exciting and critically-acclaimed performers of our time with five Grammy Awards, scores of...

Al Jolson

Al Jolson lived “The American Dream." Born in Lithuania, Jolson rose through the ranks of vaudeville as a comedian and a blackface “Mammy" singer. By 1920, he had become the biggest star on Broadway, but he is probably best...

Alac Sanders

Entdeckte seine Stimme im jugendlichen Alter von 13 Jahren als Schlagzeuger der Geraer Jazzband Black&Blue.Seit 9 Jahren arbeitet er an seiner eigenen Stimme und erhielt Unterricht und Einfluesse unter Anderem von Ingeborg Sadlik, Sabine...

Alan Leatherman

It was at an early age Alan realized the importance that music would play in his life. The Spinners, Stevie Wonder, Nancy Wilson, A Tribe Called Quest, Groove Theory and the true gems of the likes of Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, and Ella...

Alan Paul

Alan Paul is an entertainer in every sense: He has always loved to perform, from the early days in Red's Candy Store to concert stages all over the world, he has delighted audiences during his lifelong career. Alan was born in Newark, New...

Alberta Hunter

“ if you are at the end of your journey,weary, worn and nothing seems the same you’re not alone my love’s eternal,Remember my name.” So it is with these lyrics, we recognize Alberta Hunter, a jazz and blues singer from the early...

Albita

Albita is one of the most recognized voices in the Latin music scene. She is known as a vibrant singer and a qualified rumbera. Albita began her career at very young age, coming from a home of parents who were famous singers. As young...

Alex Pangman

Specializing in the popular music of the late 1920s, 1930s and early 1940s, and posessing a spark for the underplayed gems of that era, she has been thrice nominated at the Canadian National Jazz Awards, has composed and sung for film,...

Alex Stewart

Just 21 years of age, singer Alex Stewart is already creating a buzz as one of the most precociously talented vocalists of the new generation. With a voice rooted in Connick and Sinatra, and with a touch of the Kurt Elling rasp, Stewart...

Alexandra Cabanilla

Only 21 years old, Alexandra Cabanilla, has become one of the most important contemporary and jazz music exponents in her native country: Ecuador. Winner of several and important festivals, Ecuadorian Youth Symphonic Orchestra’s...
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