Jazz tunes from the heart
- Genre JAZZ -- Jazz
- URL http://http://paintermusic.com/
- Biography Michelle Dedman has been singing jazz standards, blues, bossa nova, jump blues, and more in the northwest since she moved from Texas in 1987. She is known for her singing, but she is also a rhythm guitarist. An integral member in the vocal swing band "Beats Cookin'" for 9 years, she sang and played drums. In the early 90's, Michelle formed a folk/blues quartet and in 1995 came out with the CD "Meet Me Where They Play the Blues." She loves to sing songs from the1920's to the present day. While a member of “Bevy” (bevytheband.com), an all-woman ensemble from Olympia, Washington specializing in Latin-American and African rhythms and songs, jazz standards and music by local composers, Michelle added her vocals and rhythm guitar and ukelele. She now resides in Corvallis, Oregon.