When a musical voice is discovered so young, it always captures the listener with amazement that so much can emanate from something so early in their talent. Well, that is the case with vocalist Chloe Brisson. Her first CD Red Door Sessions" was released at the ripe old age of thirteen, and now she is back for her sophomore effort Blame it On My Youth," where she has joined forces with some of the best that the jazz world has to offer. Listen to the incredible abilities of Chloe Brisson as she performs Cole Porter to Sammy Cahn to George Gershwin. Yes, they have all been performed before, but not like Chloe Brisson performs them. Her new release shows the advent of an incredible young woman who will make the jazz community have to take notice.
About Chloe Brisson:
At seventeen, Chloe Brisson is a talented and energetic emerging Jazz vocalist who has thrilled audiences with her gift of song and savvy stage presence. Her new CD, entitled BLAME IT ON MY YOUTH" is to be released in Feb. 2012 and promises to place her as a jazz talent that is here to stay! The August studio session, at Manfred Knoop Recording Studio, brought in friends and heavy hitters such as Bill Mays, Martin Wind, Marvin Stamm, Matt Wilson, Fred Haas and Ben Williams. The CD also includes a guest vocal duet with Jazz Master Sheila Jordan! As we move into 2012, it is apparent that this will be a very busy year for the high school Junior. During the past two years, Chloe has studied at Dartmouth College where she attends classes; studies jazz theory and piano, and performs extensively with the nationally acclaimed Dartmouth College Gospel Choir. Chloe's devotion to the roots of jazz and her drive to continue the genre forward, make her a special asset to the jazz community. Chloe has attended Interplay Jazz Camp each summer and has worked with Sheila Jordan, Dianne Reeves, Karrin Allyson and Dena DeRose. She also attended the five-week summer program at Berklee College of Music. Her Debut CD entitled RED DOOR SESSIONS" was recorded in December of 2007 at the age of 13.
Chloe has a natural gift for expressing emotion through music and has developed the ability to free flow with musicians of many talents. She truly embraces the art of Jazz where the connection with the band and the audience are palatable in her performances. Chloe has performed for packed audiences throughout the NH and VT region, including First Night Burlington and the Burlington Waterfront Festival. She also has donated many evenings of wonderful jazz entertainment to local charities and fundraisers. In addition to her vocal bookings, Chloe's television debut was in 2006 when she was cast to host a PBS DRAGONFLY TV program entitled Water Pressure." She is the recent winner of the ARTIST LIVE TEEN" talent competition at Ryles Jazz club in Cambridge, Ma., and is currently booking spring and summer festivals and performances.