Madeleine Peyroux Similar Artists

Melody Gardot - 38% match to Madeleine Peyroux

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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1985, New Jersey, USA. This Philadelphia-based singer-songwriter and pianist was inspired to begin writing after suffering a life-changing accident in November 2003. Struck by a car while riding her bicycle and suffering severe pelvic and head injuries, Gardot was encouraged by her physician to begin writing and recording songs during her lengthy recuperation. She had played Read more

Stacey Kent - 32% match to Madeleine Peyroux

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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27 March 1968, South Orange, New Jersey, USA. Starting to sing as a child, Kent never thought of singing as a career, treating it only as a hobby. She took a degree in Comparative Literature, also studying languages. After graduation she visited England, ‘just to get away’, and while in London decided to take a post-graduate course in jazz. This brought her into co Read more

Diana Krall - 27% match to Madeleine Peyroux

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Musicals & The Arts Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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16 November 1964, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. Raised in a musical family Krall studied classical piano at school but played jazz style in her school band. Her first professional gig was at the age of 15 and she has not stopped since. She won a Vancouver Jazz Festival scholarship to Berklee College Of Music in the USA but later returned to her home town where she conti Read more

Jane Monheit - 22% match to Madeleine Peyroux

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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3 November 1977, Long Island, New York, USA. Singing from very early childhood, Monheit avers that no other career entered her mind. Surrounded at home by musically minded relatives, she sang as a semi-professional while still attending high school, then from the age of 17 was educated formally at the Manhattan School of Music. Acknowledging the influence of Ella Fitzgerald, Read more

Norah Jones - 18% match to Madeleine Peyroux

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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Geethali Norah Jones Shankar, 30 March 1979, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Jones’ beguiling blend of jazz and popular music styles marked her out as one of the most interesting vocalists to emerge from America at the start of the new millennium.The daughter of legendary Indian musician Ravi Shankar, Jones grew up in Grapevine, Texas wit Read more

Ella Fitzgerald - 17% match to Madeleine Peyroux

Genres: Big Band & Swing Blues Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ella Jane Fitzgerald, 25 April 1917, Newport News, Virginia, USA, d. 15 June 1996, Beverly Hills, California, USA. Following the disappearance of her father, Fitzgerald was taken to Yonkers, New York by her mother and her new man Joseph da Silva. At school she sang with a glee club and showed early promise, but preferred dancing to singing. Even so, chronic shyness militated Read more

Sophie Milman - 16% match to Madeleine Peyroux

Genres: Jazz Vocals
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Cassandra Wilson - 15% match to Madeleine Peyroux

Genres: Blues Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 December 1955, Jackson, Mississippi, USA. Wilson started piano and guitar lessons at the age of nine. In 1975 she began singing professionally, primarily folk and blues, working in various R&B and Top 20 cover version bands. She emerged as a jazz singer while studying with drummer Alvin Fielder and singing with the Black Arts Music Society in her home-town. In 1981, sh Read more

Dinah Washington - 15% match to Madeleine Peyroux

Genres: Blues Jazz R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ruth Lee Jones, 29 August 1924, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA, d. 14 December 1963, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Raised in Chicago, Dinah Washington first sang in church choirs for which she also played piano. She then worked in local clubs, where she was heard by Lionel Hampton, who promptly hired her. She was with Hampton from 1943-46, recording hits with ‘Evil Gal Blues’, Read more

Billie Holiday - 14% match to Madeleine Peyroux

Genres: Blues Holiday & Seasonal Jazz R&B / Soul Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Eleanor(a) Harris, 7 April 1915, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 17 July 1959, New York City, New York, USA. ‘Lady Day’ taught herself to sing during her early teens in Baltimore, Maryland, where she was brought up until moving to New York in 1929. Factual inaccuracies and elements of myth and exaggeration have clouded the picture of her formative years despite Read more

Eliane Elias - 14% match to Madeleine Peyroux

Genres: Jazz Latin
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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19 March 1960, São Paulo, Brazil. Before she reached the age of 21, Elias had attracted considerable attention, not only for her keyboard playing but also as a teacher of jazz music. In the early 80s she moved to New York, joined the Randy Brecker and Michael Brecker jazz rock group, Steps Ahead, with whom she remained until 1984, and thereafter recorded and toured ex Read more

Lizz Wright - 14% match to Madeleine Peyroux

Genres: Christian & Gospel Jazz R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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22 January 1980, Hahira, Georgia, USA. Heavily promoted as the new hot voice of jazz, Wright’s sudden appearance in 2002 brought a stronger, tougher feel to the pop jazz crossover music that had seen sky high album sales for several other young singers. Interestingly, Wright was the first black artist to step into this newly created, and potentially richly rewarding are Read more

Karrin Allyson - 13% match to Madeleine Peyroux

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Great Bend, Kansas, USA. While still a small child, Allyson moved to Omaha, Nebraska, where she studied classical piano. Later, living in the San Francisco Bay area, she worked in the theatre before returning to Nebraska to attend university where she majored in classical piano, graduating in 1987. It was around this time that Allyson’s musical horizons broadened and sh Read more

Carmen McRae - 12% match to Madeleine Peyroux

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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8 April 1920, New York City, New York, USA, d. 10 November 1994, Beverly Hills, California, USA. One of the best American jazz singers, McRae was also an accomplished pianist and songwriter. Early in her career she sang with bands led by Benny Carter, Mercer Ellington, Charlie Barnet and Count Basie (sometimes under the name of Carmen Clarke, from her brief marriage to Kenny Read more

Sarah Vaughan - 12% match to Madeleine Peyroux

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Sarah Lois Vaughan, 27 March 1924, Newark, New Jersey, USA, d. 3 April 1990, Los Angeles, California, USA. Although she was not born into an especially musical home environment (her father was a carpenter and her mother worked in a laundry), the young Sarah Vaughan had plenty of contact with music-making. As well as taking piano lessons for nearly 10 years, she sang in her c Read more


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