Dione Taylor

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Dione Taylor
BornRegina, Saskatchewan, Canada
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active2004–present
Websitedionetaylor.com

Dione Taylor is a Canadian jazz singer.[1] Born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan she released her first album, Open Your Eyes, in 2004. That album was nominated for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2005 and was followed by I Love Being Here with You in 2006.

She studied jazz at Humber College in Toronto. A year later in 2004, she sang at the White House for Black Music Month during the administration of President George W. Bush. She received a Gemini Award nomination for her version of "Hymn to Freedom" by Oscar Peterson which she performed with her mentor, pianist Oliver Jones.[2]

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  1. ^ Burstyn, Helen (2012-10-20). Eleven Out of Ten: The Life and Work of David Pecaut. Dundurn. pp. 148–. ISBN 9781459707931. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  2. ^ Hill, Valerie (2016-07-07). "Gospel to Soul, singer Dione Taylor brings her music to two festivals in Waterloo Region". Waterloo Region Record.

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