Margie Notte is one of the finest vocalists to appear on the New Jersey scene. Her talents make her equally at home performing old-fashioned love songs, pop songs, bossa novas and swinging jazz in the style of the great masters. Margie is from Orange, New Jersey where she was exposed to a wide variety of music. She is the youngest of three sisters, all exposed to the classic American songbook, as performed by Louis Armstrong, Dinah Washington and Ella Fitzgerald, to name a few. It is no wonder that her phrasing and song choices are impeccable.
Margie Notte recorded her debut CD, Just You, Just Me, and Friends: Live at Cecil's in April, 2008 at Cecil's Jazz Club in West Orange, New Jersey. Don Braden, acclaimed jazz musician, composer, recording artist, and esteemed educator, produced the recording. Just You, Just Me demonstrates Notte's ability to interpret classic songs in a powerful and reflective way. She personifies an artist who has lived life to the fullest, and through her experiences and interpretive talents connects to audiences on a very personal level. Her soulful approach has earned her distinction as a first-rate performance artist. She has performed with a host of great musicians, among them, Don Braden, Cecil Brooks III, Tim Horner, Jason Teborek, David Braham, Calvin Jones, Allen Farnham, and Brandon McCune.