Born: October 23, 1973 Primary Instrument: Piano
Monica Dillon is a New Orleans native and based jazz, blues, funk, vocalist, pianist, composer, and producer. Her music merges various genres of music in her repertoire including jazz, gospel, R & B, and adult contemporary. Monica’s CD, “All I Have is a Moment” has gotten worldwide attention reaching those in the USA, Germany, London, Japan, Spain, Greece, France, Hungary, and Croatia.
Often compared to the soulful political influence of Nina Simone, the sultry balladry of Cassandra Wilson, the songwriting poise of Brenda Russell & Patrice Rushen, and the chops of Joe Sample, Monica’s sound blends jazz, blues, funk, and folk. Telling stories and painting pictures is Monica’s claim to fame through her heartfelt and powerful original compositions and performances....