Dominique Eade

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Dominique Eade
Birth name Dominique Frances Eade
Born (1958-06-16) June 16, 1958 (age 58)
London, England
Genres Jazz vocalist, composer
Associated acts André Vida, Joe McPhee, Namia, Tom Varner, Ran Blake, Brandon Evans

Dominique Frances Eade (June 16, 1958 in London, England)[1] is an American jazz singer and composer. She lives near Boston and is on the faculty of the New England Conservatory.[2]

Early life[edit]

She attended Vassar College and the Berklee College of Music before finishing her degree at New England Conservatory in Boston in 1984.[3]

Eade was in a jazz band with Joe McPhee called Naima in the 1990s.[3]

In 1989 she became the first jazz performer to be awarded the New England Conservatory's NEC Artist Diploma.[4]

Reviews and awards[edit]

Her work has been praised by The Boston Phoenix, Newsday, and Peter Watrous and David Hajdu of the New York Times.[5] Entertainment Weekly named her the "best jazz singer" in their article about up-and-coming artists for 1996.[5]

Discography[edit]

Solo[edit]

  • 1992 The Ruby and the Pearl (Accurate)
  • 1994 My Resistance Is Low (Accurate)
  • 1997 When the Wind Was Cool (RCA Victor)
  • 1999 Long Way Home (RCA)
  • 2006 Open (CD Baby / Jazz Project)
  • 2011 Whirlpool (CD Baby)[6]

Collaboration[edit]

  • 1995 – The Sky Has Melted Away (with The Creative Trans-Informational Alliance Presents (CTIA), André Vida and Brandon Evans)[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dominique Eade". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-02-06. 
  2. ^ New England Conservatory faculty list
  3. ^ a b "Dominique Eade Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-02-06. 
  4. ^ Jazz, All About. "Jazz news: New England Conservatory Presents "Living Time" George Russell: His Musical Life and Legacy". News. Retrieved 2016-02-06. 
  5. ^ a b "Dominique Eade" (PDF). Hartford Jazz Society. 
  6. ^ "Dominique Eade | Album Discography | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 12 August 2016. 
  7. ^ "Brandon Evans / Andre Vida / Dominique Eade [CTIA-NYC] 1995". Brandon Evans. Retrieved 2016-02-06. 

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