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Quinn Lemley

Born: March 30    Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Quinn Lemley

Quinn Lemley star of Burlesque to Broadway and The Heat Is On! A life in concert celebrating Rita Hayworth.

How does a nice Midwestern girl end up in sequins and feathers singing The Standards? Well, Quinn came out of the womb performing. By the age of four, she was starring at her parents chicken n ribs restaurant, The Buffy, hence the feathers, singing to the diverse customers from executives to the local flasher. Far Out Foxy Lady from A Far Out Land enhanced her desire for flashy glamour. Quinn’s passion and education for classic films, especially Rita Hayworth, Big Band, Broadway, Burlesque Music and Humor came from her best friend, Granny Lemley, who shared stories and music transporting Q into another world. By 16, in Bordeaux, France, she was the youngest opera student of the great diva, Christianne Castelli. When she started swinging “O mio Babbino caro”, it was evident Broadway, jazz and the The American Songbook were her calling! Her first femme fatale role was in The Great American Backstage Musical at Interlochen Arts Academy before heading off to the Big Apple at NYU....
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”...she delivers the goods!” - Vanity Fair

“Drop Dead Gorgeous Looks and Glam Appeal”– Village Voice

“So good, this experience becomes a revelation” – Paper Magazine

“Dazzled with her voice and versatility” – Asbury Park Press

“Sexy, Spicy and Irresistible” – Swingtime Magazine

Quinn Lemley's Cocktails With A Twist is a sultry Latin and swing/Lounge recording reminicent of the glamour big band years with a contemporary twist. Cocktails With A Twist features sexy standards such as The Man I Love, Tenderly and C'est Si Bon, to band leader, Bob McDowell's sensual and fun originals, Destination: Sunrise, Java Joe And Quando Bailar. Music style: Lounge, Latin and Swing. Other recordings include: Sirens Songs of the Silver Screen Dance or Die! Live at The Half Note! The Heat Is On! all available at CD baby and iTunes Female vocals, standards and originals Musical influences: Romantic, big band, sexy and fun. Torch and cabaret Similar Artists: Diane Krall, Ann Margret, Julie London, Michael Buble This NY entertainer has taken Athens Greece by storm with three sold out runs at The Half Note, is currently playing with her big band to ovational roars in The Heat Is On and Quintessential Quinn a collection of sexy swingin standards. She kicked of the tour with two sensational runs at BB Kings in New York City, this season she will travel to Performing Arts Centers around the US. She is represented by Paul Horton at Century Artists Management Agency. Quinn Lemley's Cocktails With A Twist is a sultry Latin and swing/Lounge recording reminicent of the glamour big band years with a contemporary twist. Cocktails With A Twist features sexy standards such as The Man I Love, Tenderly and C'est Si Bon, to band leader, Bob McDowell's sensual and fun originals, Destination: Sunrise, Java Joe And Quando Bailar. Music style: Lounge, Latin and Swing. Quinn Lemley

Cocktails with A Twisth
Independent
2000
Tracks:C'est si Bon; An Occasional Man;Love Me Or Leave Me; Destination Sunrise;Besame Mucho;The Man I Love; Java Joe; Tenderly; You Don't Know What Love Is; Quando Bailar

The Heat Is ON
Quinn Lemley
Independent
2002
Tracks:Overture; The Heat is On;Fire Down Below;Who's That Girl;Amado Mio ;Blue Pacific Blues;I've Been Kissed Before;The Shorty George;Long Ago and Far Away/I'm Old Fashioned ;Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered;Please Don't Kiss Me;Trinidad Lady;Put The Blame On Mame
Personnel: Written & directed by Carter Inskeep

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Primary Instrument:
Vocalist

Location:
New York, NY

Willing to teach:
Beginners

Credentials/Background:
Quinn is an active speaker on The Creative Process: From Acorn to Oak Tree and a creativity coach. She gives performance masterclasses and teaches privately in New York City. She is a member of Toastmasters International. http://www.acorntooaktree.com Quinn Lemley, actress, vocalist, coach & producer has performed in major clubs and theatres internationally with her show SIRENS and her MAC Nominated theatre piece, RITA HAYWORTH THE HEAT IS ON! A Life in Concert and BURLESQUE TO BROADWAY, recorded 5 CD's and appeared on Geraldo! Oprah and Good Morning America. Quinn has been featured in "HOW TO BE A WORKING ACTOR" and a graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts and Coach U! In addition to her performing, Quinn coaches privately and teaches on-camera acting and presentation skills privately and gives workshops around the country.

Clinic/Workshop Information:
The Creative Process: From Acorn to Oak Tree A hands on workshop on the creative process http://www.AcornToOakTree.com Vocal Performance Masterclass Interpretation and Flow

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