Cassandra Wilson Artist Profile | AAE Music
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Years Active: 1985–present
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Cassandra Wilson (born 4th December 1955) is a U.S. jazz vocalist and two-time Grammy Award winner from Jackson, Mississippi. Two of her albums, Blue Skies (1988) and New Moon Daughter (1996), have topped the US jazz charts, and the latter also won her a Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance in 1997.

More recently, Wilson's album Loverly (2008) also won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album at the 51st Grammy Awards in 2009.Wilson's repertoire includes both jazz and blues standards and renditions of pop and rock songs.

Her contralto voice has been described as bluesy and sultry, and the style of her music ranges from swing to funk to bossa nova. Many of the songs she covers are by artists who usually record in other genres.

Wilson counts the late Miles Davis as one of her greatest influences. In 1989 she performed as the opening act for Davis at the JVC Jazz Festival in Chicago. In 1999 she produced Traveling Miles as a tribute to Davis.

The album developed from a series of jazz concerts that she performed at Lincoln Center in November 1997 in Davis's honor and includes three selections based on Davis's own compositions, in which Wilson adapted the original themes.

A Brief DiscographyPoint of View (1986, JMT)Days Aweigh (1987, JMT)Blue Skies (1988, JMT)Jumpworld (1989, JMT)She Who Weeps (1990, JMT)Live (1991, JMT)After the Beginning Again (1992, JMT)Dance to the Drums Again (1992, DIW/Columbia)Blue Light 'til Dawn (1993, Blue Note)New Moon Daughter (1995, Blue Note)Rendezvous (with Jacky Terrasson) (1998, Blue Note)Traveling Miles (1999, Blue Note)Belly of the Sun (2002, Blue Note)Glamoured (2003, Blue Note)Thunderbird (2006, Blue Note)Loverly (2008, Blue Note)Silver Pony (2010, Blue Note)Another Country (2012, eOne)Official website: www.

cassandrawilson.com

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Cassandra Wilson performs blues, jazz, jazz vocal music and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, or other music performances. The estimated booking fee range to book Cassandra Wilson for your event is $40,000 - $75,000. Cassandra Wilson has more than 370.3K listeners worldwide and really knows how to entertain your audience. Similar artists are  Lizz Wright, Patricia Barber, Jane Monheit, Dianne Reeves, Sophie Milman, Eliane Elias, Molly Johnson, Holly Cole, Diane Schuur, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Tierney Sutton, Stacey Kent, Karrin Allyson, Robin McKelle, Nnenna Freelon, Sara Gazarek, Roberta Gambarini, Silje Nergaard . Contact AAE Music agency for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Cassandra Wilson for an upcoming event.

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