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Buy One Kiss or Linda Lee Michelet: Live!
Linda Lee's loving interpretation of favorites by Peggy Lee, Anita O'Day, and Nancy Wilson features original arrangements pared down from a big band to four horns to create a whole new sound! It's a classic. Buy yours today!
"Linda Lee Michelet: Live!"
Rediscover of the songs made famous by the legendary female singers of American Jazz on Linda's first album.
Tribute ShowsA Tribute to Icons: The Music of Peggy Lee and George ShearingShowcases the classic 1959 album “Beauty and the Beat” and Peggy Lee’s “Black Coffee”. Helping to achieve that Shearing sound is Tall Jazz performer Mike Horsfall on vibes.View post
Linda Lee Michelet
The Big Band
Classic Jazz with Matchless Style
One Kiss Medley
Timeless Jazz Standards!
It's a Good Day!
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Music We Loved to Dance To!
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Something to Talk About
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Michelet brings the vintage tunes to life!
Thanks Rendezvous for a phenomenal time!
Linda was always enjoyable, always personable, and always a solid musician!
Linda Lee Michelet is a local, torchy, saloon-style singer who brings a touch of class to her jazz renderings via both her song stylings and her elegant work garb…. Fasten your seatbelt. You won’t believe what comes out of her mouth and what flows from her heart & soul.
Having written and or produced for some great Portland singers and musicians — including Michael Allen Harrison, Curtis Salgado, Shirley Nanette, Julie Ann Johnson, and Ellen Whyte — I think you are in the same league. I am very picky when it comes to vocalists, but my ‘sista’, as they say in the hood “Girl, you can sang” (and I do mean SANG) … Just keep believing in your dreams — sometimes they really do come true.
Yesterday—Sunday—I was thrilled to hear the Linda Lee Michelet “Burt Bacharach Tribute” concert—with about 60 others packed into Ivories… I said thrilled, and I meant it…. This was one of the most professional performances I’ve experienced at Ivories, and brought back memories of the great songs of Hal David. Horn solos by Pete Peterson on sax, and Thomas Barber on trumpet, added a jazzy sheen to the sound, and left us wanting more. AND we’re gonna get more, ‘cause Linda is back for Valent…
Michelet dives into the ’50s and ’60s with a great sense of melody on this small big band disc. She takes the tunes of three great melodicists, Peggy Lee, Nancy Wilson and Anita O’Day, and lovingly recreates them, keeping the tunes much as they were recorded originally, but with a tight, smaller band…. Michelet’s buoyant voice is easy on the ears. Her delivery is warm, inviting and true to the melodies.
The testament to a great performer is getting the music off the stage and to the people. Linda does just that!
They were SIMPLY GREAT!
Linda Lee takes her listeners on a musical journey rediscovering some of the legendary female singers of American Jazz… She is “Portland’s own honey-voiced siren.”