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    Amy London is known and loved in New York City jazz and Broadway circles for her effortless sound, impeccable                              musicianship and depth of emotion. Her two critically acclaimed Motema CD's as a leader, 'Let's Fly' and 'When I Look In Your Eyes' feature some of the world's top jazz musicians, and have led her to engagements in Russia, Italy, Turkey, France, Brazil, England, Belgium, Czech Republic and Canada, as well as cities across the US. London's fully seasoned career also includes three years in the 6 Tony award winning Broadway hit 'City of Angels' (singing on its Grammy nominated original cast album), and City Center's production of 'Promises Promises' starring Martin Short, plus tours with Charles Aznavour, Larry Elgart and Tom Browne. Ms London has enjoyed more than 25 years of performing at New York's top rooms, such as Dizzy's, The Rainbow Room, Lincoln Center, Birdland, Blue Note, The Kitano, BB King's, Cornelia Street Café, North Square Lounge and more. Ms. London’s latest CD, ‘Bridges,’ is a retrospective of her recordings from the 1980’s and 90’s with such jazz stars as Fred Hersch, Bob Mintzer, Darmon Meader,  Dr. Lonnie Smith, and many others.

    A world renowned jazz educator, Ms. London was one of the principal architects of New School’s Jazz BFA vocal program, has been faculty there since 1992, and in partnership with Dylan Pramuk, recently opened the Vocal Jazz Program at Jazz House in Montclair.  Ms. London has been directing summer jazz camp vocal programs worldwide since 2008.

    “Swinging and Sophisticated” New York Times

    “An immense talent deserving of national attention” JazzTimes

    “Lovely choice of songs, underdone, but new and imaginative. What I liked best is her showing us what joy is!” - Mark Murphy, legendary jazz singer

    Amylondonsings.com

    Motema.com

     

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