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Jazz Vocalist MICHELLE WALKER debuts at The Living Room in Bangkok, Thailand
(Published: June 09, 2016)

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New York, NY, June 9, 2016: New York City based Jazz vocalist MICHELLE WALKER performs debut concerts at The Living Room located in The Sheraton Grande in heart of Bangkok, Thailand. This residency continues her touring and promoting of her new CD titled "Love Misery" out now on JGP Records.

As part of the visiting international artist series, Michelle will be in residence from May 18th thru June 25th 2016 at The Living Room. She will be performing every Tuesday - Saturday night from 9:15 pm until 12:00 midnight. The band includes pianist Randy Cannon, Bassist Therdsak Wongvichien and drummer Willard Dyson.

The Living Room in the luxury resort hotel The Sheraton Grande in the center Bangkok, Thailand and is Located at
250 Sukhumvit Road
Bangkok, Thailand
Phone: 66 (0) 2649 8353
Fax: 66 (0) 2649 8888
Email: dining.sgs@luxurycollection.com

This Bangkok residency is in conjunction with a multi-city international promotional campaign in support of Michelle's latest CD release "Love Misery". Michelle has recently returned from headlining at the JAVA JAZZ FESTIVAL in Jakarta, Indonesia where she shared the bill with Chris Botti, Patti Austin, Kurt Elling, Monty Alexander and The Yellowjackets. In addition to the performances in Indonesia, she has just completed a tour in the USA, Russia and Middle Asia. On July 21st, Michelle will return to Birdland Jazz club in New York City.

JGP RECORDS has released the sophomore recording of vocalist/arranger/composer Michelle Walker titled LOVE MISERY. The CD is a collection of tunes that thematically chronicle a love affair from the first hello to the final goodbye.

Having lived in the New York City area for over 8 years after relocating from Washington, DC, Walker quickly established herself as one of the most respected singers in New York. Birdland Jazz Club hailed of Walker after her sold out debut performance at the club as "....Masterful!"

Walker also performs regularly at Smoke Jazz Club, Zinc Bar, Jazz at The Kitano and The 55 Bar around the New York City area. She was a finalist in the 2007 Jazzmobile Vocal Competition and has been nominated multiple times by the Washington Area Music Association awards (WAMA) for best jazz vocalist, best recording, best jazz group as well as receiving an Indie Award for best independent vocal jazz recording for her debut Slow Down.

Michelle studied vocal performance at The University of Maryland, College Park as well as the Amsterdam Conservatory of Music and has toured in concert with jazz legendary vocalist Mark Murphy.

Michelle has such a tender and honest sincerity in her vocal approach. Her warm, sensual voice is captivating and in the years since transplanting herself in New York City, Walker has performed in over 1,000+ concerts in the US and over 150+ concerts throughout Europe, Russia, Israel and Far East; From the Polar North to the mountains of Mongolia. Michelle has been invited to perform at The White House for the lighting of the National Christmas Tree and The Diet Coke Women in Jazz Festival at The Lincoln Center.

With her unique delivery, informed arrangements and beautiful warm tone, Michelle Walker is poised well for a great career as one of her generation's best new voices in jazz.


For more information, please visit www.MichelleWalkerJazz.co...




PL Arts: Management, Booking & PR
Booking & General Inquiry | Paula Lavitz: PaulaLavitz@gmail.com
Press & Radio | Peter Van Noost: PVNoost@gmail.com

JGP RECORDS is a New York, NY based independent jazz and world music record label launched in June 2001. As a boutique label, the objective is to offer inspired improvised music by up-and-coming artists, arrangers and composers who are motivated to push music in fresh and exciting new directions.


More Information: http://www.thelivingroomatbangkok.com/en/

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