New York born, jazz/pop vocalist, Amber Chiang, received her Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Massachusetts. Her jazz education started when working as a DJ at WTBS, she spent her afternoons in the radio station soaking up as many jazz albums as possible. Her jazz styling influences are a combination of Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughn and Betty Carter as well as from Brazilian and pop artists.
She has appeared around the world as a soloist singing jazz and pop with jazz greats among whom are Fred Hersh, Garry Dial, Richie Cole, George Coleman, Billy Hart; in places including the Blue Note, NYC; and was the featured soloist at the 2000 Southern California Summer Special Olympics. She also has participated in ensemble groups such as the Masterworks Chorale in NYC, and the Verdi Opera Chorus of Southern California; and currently volunteers at the Senior Center in Irvine, CA leading/accompanying the Sing-Alongs.