"A very appealing jazz singer with a strong voice, a
wide repertoire and the ability to swing at all tempos; she does justice to the
words she sings, is a fine improviser and puts on memorable shows. Ms. Hunt
deserves to be very well known..." Scott Yanow
TAMM E HUNT LIVE @ BIRDLAND,
The Jazz Corner of the world … is the CD with
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produced by international Jazz singer, actress, songwriter, community activist,
TV host, Lecturer, Jazz educator/administrator, renaissance woman
TAMM E HUNT.
well kept Jazz secret, TAMM E HUNT has performed in some of the world's
finest venues with some of the industry's most respected musicians. Her musician
associations read like who's who in American music, from pianist Dorothy Donegan, James Carter, Freddie Hubbard,
Buster Williams, Wynton Marsalis, Louis Hayes, Mulgrew
Miller, Roy Hargrove, Antonio Hart, Javon Jackson,
Teri Thornton, Bobby Watson, Stanley Jordan, Larry Ridley,
Charles Davis, Walter Booker...
A unique stylist and powerful talent…TAMM E HUNT's vocal skills demand
the raft attention of her audience. Although she's not a household word, you
will never forget her once you've heard her. Singing from the heart and soul,
TAMM E HUNT is all at once both powerful and captivating, drawing you into her
web of mellows moods and surprising moments. The lady has universal appeal.
"I want to be the best that I can be and some of that means taking chances."
The sultry singer says "It's a big responsibility when you want to be you and
not sound or phrase like somebody else. Although we are all influenced by
others… I really want the audience to not see or hear me as an imitator, but as
an innovator…Sarah Vaughan told me once
a risk and be who you are. Be original».
That made a lot of sense to me…"
TAMM E HUNT's fame extends around the globe from New York to London,
Italy, Paris, Canada and Japan where she enjoys television fame for her singing
and her fried chicken wings, corn bread and collard greens with tomatoes and
onions…the author of a forth coming cookbook "COOKING WITH JAZZ" gourmet
southern soul cuisine HARLEM STYLE! The singer says, "I almost enjoy cooking
as much as I love singing."
Harlem Jazz Foundation, Inc.,
an international educational resource and presenting organization that manages
Harlem International Institute of Jazz & American Music, Hunt writes Jazz
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a distance learning edutainment program for intergenerational audiences.
Reminiscing with a smile, Hunt says, "I really owe a lot to pianist
Danny Mixon who convinced me I could sing Jazz. He would book these gigs out
in Brooklyn and there I would be trying to transform myself from Disco singer to
a real singer in these little smokey dives…I was awful." Hunt's lead vocals
won the Billboard Magazine Year End 81/82 award for the CBS/Pavilion
Disco group "Fantasy."
Director/actor Douglas Turner Ward says, "Tamm E Hunt does
Billie Holiday unlike any one I have ever seen or heard…"
Playwright, actor Hunt produced and starred in the critically acclaimed
Off-Broadway show "BILLIE
HOLIDAY The Legend."
Hunt, who is no stranger to the big or little screen, co-stars with alto
saxophonist Gary Bartz in the Mevlut Akkayya film "A
TAMM E HUNT looks forward to a long and successful career in Jazz. She
says,"Jazz is a religion and I am a disciple."
Expect to hear TAMM E HUNT's voice for a long
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