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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Madeleine Peyroux [pronounced like the country Peru] was born in Athens, Georgia, she grew up between Brooklyn, Southern California and Paris, though it was in the City of Light where she found her voice. As a teen she was drawn to street music, and in 1989 she started to perform with a group of buskers. She then joined the Lost Wandering Blues & Jazz Band, becoming the only female in the group, which toured around Europe for several years.

Madeleine burst onto the recording scene in 1996, with her stunning debut album “Dreamland.” Madeleine was greeted with a veritable torrent of gushing reviews. Most raved about her smoke-and-whiskey vocals, often comparing her to the late, great Billie Holiday. Others wondered how someone so young could perform classic songs by Holiday, Bessie Smith and Patsy Cline so convincingly as to make them sound like her own....
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Featured recording “Keep Me In Your Heart For A While: The Best Of Madeleine Peyroux”

Keep Me In Your Heart For A While: The Best Of Madeleine Peyroux

Rounder Records
2014
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    Keep Me In Your Heart For A While: The Best Of Madeleine Peyroux

    Rounder Records
    2014
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    The Blue Room

    EmArcy
    2013
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    The Blue Room (Deluxe Edition)

    Atlantic
    2013
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    The Blue Room

    Atlantic
    2012
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    Standing On The Rooftop

    Atlantic
    2011
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    Bare Bones

    Rounder Records
    2010
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    Somethin' Grand

    Atlantic
    2009
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