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22.2.09

Karen Dumont




Karen Dumont - Blues Cruise - 2008 - Karen Dumont

Karen Dumont has a smooth, classic jazz blues voice with gritty undertones. She can sing with blazing intensity and also cooling softness. Singing since the age of two, by four she was performing on Gospel radio shows in San Fransisco. Her Contemporary Blues style has taken her to festivals and performances all over the Pacific Northwest, including Blues On The Bay (California). Karen has sung with Earl Thomas (the famous Blues/R&B artist), The Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir, and more. This is a good jazz blues album from Karen Dumont. Any info on song composers and musicians would be very helpful.

TRACKS

1. Blues Cruise
2. Neighbor Neighbor
3. Don't Cha Do It
4. Crossfire
5. Bebop Queen
6. Wish You Were Here
7. 29 Ways
8. Slow Your Roll
9. I Still Believe In Love
10. Hard Luck Pain and Trouble
11. Not Finished yet

MUSICIANS

Karen Dumont - vocals
Lloyd Jones - guitar
Sonny Hess - guitar
Lisa Mann - bass
Garry Meziere - guitar

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ABOUT KAREN DUMONT

A skilled singer exuding both originality and experience, Karen Dumont effortlessly weaves the styles of Blues, Jazz and Gospel into a sound all her own. She has been described by one industry professional as possessing “one of the most authentic and soulful blues and gospel voices that I have heard.” With her just-released album Blues Cruise, Karen Dumont takes the listener on an exciting musical journey. Hailing from Arcata, California, Karen began honing her craft at the tender age of two. She spent her childhood singing in her parents' music ministry, and made her radio debut at only four years old. Tapping into vocal influences such as Etta James, Sarah Vaughn and Dinah Washington, Karen parlayed her musical gifts into a sustaining career. As the leader of her own band, Karen Dumont has opened for national blues/R&B acts such as Shamika Copeland, Marcia Ball, and Maceo Parker. Karen Dumont's wealth of talent and experience has paid off in the release of her brand new CD: Blues Cruise. The album's studio musicians include some of the Northwest's best known blues luminaries such as Lloyd Jones, Sonny Hess, Lisa Mann, and Garry Meziere. Featuring many original tunes penned by Karen and musical collaborators, Blues Cruise also includes several old favorites given a new treatment. The CD showcases many stellar performances by the individual players, while Karen Dumont's heartfelt vocals take center stage. © 2003-2009 MySpace. All Rights Reserved

5 comments:

A.O.O.F.C said...

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Thea said...

Thank you

A.O.O.F.C said...

Hi,Thea. Thanks for your interest. Please keep in touch

Anonymous said...

Once again you have come up with some great blues....my hat is off to you....keep up the great work for what i know must be a labor of love..... radio_junkie

A.O.O.F.C said...

Thanks,radio_junkie. All the hard work is worthwhile if it helps to promote artists like Karen Dumont. Too many great artists are left on the sidelines, while so called "talent" dominates the manipulated mass media. ttu soon