Michelle Tavares

Michelle Tavares

BandPopLatin

Michelle's music is a fusion of high energy urban/pop with authentic latin roots.

Biography

MICHELLE TAVARES

“Michelle Tavares emanates such a bright light, that just her presence illuminates any room.”

Both a gifted songwriter and vocalist, Michelle was born in the inner city of Toronto, to Portuguese parents. Michelle’s began to develop her musical talents at the tender age of age six, studying traditional Portuguese and Latin music. It wasn’t long before her passion for music had her mimicking her idols Gloria Estefan and Teena Marie. By thirteen, Michelle was performing at local Portuguese festivals around Ontario and on multi-cultural radio, destined to become a Latin sensation. In 1999 Michelle released her first solo album, sung in Portuguese, “Para Sempre Nos Mues Sonhos” and became an instant celebrity in the Portuguese community throughout Toronto.

Michelle’s popularity only intensified when she accepted an offer from “The Booking House” to impersonate Jennifer Lopez on stage. Her fans were ecstatic to see her performing live, both singing and dancing on an international stage. She was the featured performer in such places as Brazil, Venezuela, Cuba, Dubai, the United States of America and in Canada.

When she wasn’t touring, Michelle studied voice and theory at the Royal Conservatory of Music and continued to develop her song writing, in a wide range of musical genres. Now teamed with experienced songwriters and musicians, Michelle has created her own signature mix of Latin influenced Pop/R&B music, that pays homage to her vibrant, colorful influences.

Michelle Tavares’ sophomore English album consists of sultry melodies with lyrics that come from her soul. “Just Michelle” stands to leave an irrefutable mark on the music industry, in a field all it’s own.

Discography

Album "Para Sen Pre Nos Meus Sonhos" 2000
Album"Streamline Compilation" 2 gold
Album "Just Michelle" 2006
Single "Hot For You" 2006
Single "forgive & Forget" 2006

Set List

Just MT Intro
Hot For You
Seduce Me
So loca
Santo Santo
Keep Your Eyes On Me