EILEINA D'ENNIS JAZZ ENSEMBLE
Eileina D'ennis is a new addition to the vocal jazz world. Born and raised in Birmingham, England and is now residing in New Orleans. She began singing at an early age and grew up listening to gospel music, which is her first music. She moved to London and was visible on the club and recording scene as backing vocalist to people such as Randy Crawford and visiting artistes from the gospel world. After working with the musical “Sugar”, Eileina relocated to Rome where she spent 5 years working all over Italy with her one-woman-soul music-show. Working with Producer Bob Salton Eileina had two hit songs on the Italian Hit Parade, ‘Heartbeat’ a re-make of a song by Peaches & Herb and ‘Passion’ which she wrote. In 2000 she sang at the Democratic National Convention rally held at the Peterson Museum in California where ex-President Bill Clinton and family attended. In 2002, Eileina won two awards from the Long Beach Jazz Search. Award for Best Jazz Performance of the year and Award for Excellence in Jazz Music. Her second CD will be released later this year.
Liked this event? Spread the word :