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Chantal Chamberland

Chantal Chamberland. The very name has a lovely musical lilt to it, so perhaps music has always been the destiny of this superbly skilled jazz vocalist. It has certainly always been the life-long passion of the Montreal-raised, Dundas, Ontario-based, Chamberland, and her new CD, The Other Woman, represents the full blossoming of her prodigious artistic talent.

Out now via Universal Music Canada, the disc is Chantal’s fourth solo release. Her previous albums (2002’s This Is Our Time, 2004’s Serendipity Street and 2005’s Dripping Indigo ) served notice that this was an artist to watch. They received radio play across Canada, notched rave reviews, and brought Chantal a loyal fan base in the U.S..

The Other Woman definitely ups the ante. The mandate of a great voice tackling great songs remains, while Chamberland’s decision to take a different approach to the recording pays off handsomely. She recruited acclaimed producer Danny Greenspoon (Jane Bunnett,Sophie Milman, Great Big Sea) and an A-list of Toronto jazz musicians for the sessions, and she is justifiably proud of the results.

“I wanted to bring in a little more variety in terms of the instrumentation and have more of a big band feel,” Chantal explains. “As an artist, musically and vocally, I have to say this is my best album. It showcases my voice the way it should be done, and it showcases the musicians without taking over the vocals.”

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”Chantal Chamberland has a warm, toasty voice that can light up a dark nightclub and send a glow through her audience.” - Jerry D'Souza - All About Jazz

“One of the best interperters of jazz today”

-Dan Cowan-

“ Chantal Chamberland's The Other Woman, makes you fall in love with jazz all over again”

- Jazz on the Rocks - 92.5FM

” A phenomenal voice, romantic love songs, touching renditions..... A fantastic release from this amazingly talented woman.”

-Liz Doan-

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Soirée

Self Produced
2014

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Chantal No 5

Self Produced
2012

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The Other Woman

Universal Music Group
2008

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Dripping Indigo

Self Produced
2006

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Serendipity Street

Self Produced
2003

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This is Our Time

Self Produced
2002

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