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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: September 8, 1977    

Vocalist Maggie Green’s self-titled album of Brazilian music conveys a longing for the endless beaches and samba rhythms of Rio de Janeiro. With her soft yet rhythmic interpretations of bossa nova and samba, sung in masterful Portuguese, the brilliant waters seem but a heartbeat away. This may sound like a stretch for a girl who grew up in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, but for Maggie, it was just a natural progression.

During her early years, Maggie sat at the piano and studied the complex harmonies and melodies of Bach, Mozart and Beethoven. However, while pursuing a degree in classical piano at Michigan State University, her ear began to wander toward jazz music, especially the haunting vocals of Billie Holiday and Chet Baker. This proved to be a significant point, for she not only moved from classical music to jazz, but she also strayed from the piano and focused on her voice. Maggie enrolled at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA....
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”Maggie Green was a knockout... They blew us away.” --Ken Shapiro; Jazz Factory, Louisville, Kentucky

“Maggie impressed me by having all the attributes that great singers must have for every note of every song - and I am not easily impressed. She is a great singer.” --Eddie Felson; Blue Wisp Jazz Club, Cincinnati, Ohio

“Maggie Green is a vocalist of distinction. She is a talent to watch.” --Jim Wadsworth; Nighttown Jazz Club, Cleveland, Ohio

“In a short period of time she demonstrated what a wonderful educator and great singer she is… her knowledge of vocal technique associated with her talent enchanted everyone.” --Antonio Adolfo; Brazilian musician, composer and educator

“She has a smooth-as-silk voice, a dance in her step and a smile on her face...

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Primary InstrumentVocalist

LocationColumbus, OH

Credentials/BackgroundMaggie is currently teaching at Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio. She has also served on the faculty of Capital University in Bexley, Ohio. She gives workshops and lectures throughout the country, including at Antonio Adolfo's school of music in Hollywood, Florida.

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