Brenda Carol & ClaireVoyance

Brenda Carol & ClaireVoyance

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Brenda Carol & ClaireVoyance heat up the jazz world while delving into new progressive territories. Brenda's interpretive range encompasses jazz standards, classics and modern progressive music.

Biography

Brenda Carol has been professionally singing for over seventeen years. As a graduate of York University, Carol has studied and performed with such Canadian jazz talents as Steve Wallace, Lorne Lofsky, Stephen Crowe, Bill McBirnie and Stephen Gardner. Carol is a founding member and lead vocalist of the Toronto-based group, ClaireVoyance, who have appeared at several regional, national and international music festivals. In 1998, Brenda Carol released a debut self-titled CD to critical acclaim. Most recently, Carol & ClaireVoyance released Live At HotHouse Cafe garnering "CD of the Week" at Jazzreview.com.

As an educator and clinician for over thirteen years, Carol has worked with groups at the TD Canada Trust Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival and the DuMaurier Downtown Toronto Jazz Festival, the Toronto District School Board, private ensembles, independent recording artists and label represented artists. Carol is currently a private vocal instructor in Toronto, ON Canada and a performing/recording artist.

Brenda Carol is active in the Toronto music scene, teaching privately, playing at local restaurants, performing private and corporate functions, studio session work, and radio and television appearances. Carol has also been referenced in pedagogical literature regarding progressive rock and jazz music performance. Brenda Carol & ClaireVoyance are members of the Toronto Musicians Association (T.M.A.) and Local 149 of the American Federation of Musicians (A.F. of M.). Brenda Carol and ClaireVoyance are on regular play list at JAZZ.FM91 and CBC RADIO. You can request her songs at these stations. If you know of more programs that could be playing Brenda Carol & ClaireVoyance, please let them know.

Discography

Brenda Carol, Self Titled, Darwyn Records (DR) 1998
Brenda Carol & ClaireVoyance - Live At HotHouse Cafe, Darwyn Records (DR) 2000
"An Evening Of Yes Music" Live, Unreleased 2005

Set List

Contemporary Jazz, Rock, Progressive Rock, R & B, Folk Rock, etc....