Trudy Desmond

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Trudy Desmond
Born(1945-10-11)11 October 1945
Died19 February 1999(1999-02-19) (aged 53)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Years active1980s–1990s

Trudy Desmond (October 11, 1945 – 19 February 1999) was a Canadian jazz singer.


After moving from New York to Toronto, she worked as an actress, interior designer, club manager, and theatrical producer.[1] She was one of the 16 original members of the Dr. Music ensemble led by Doug Riley.

She performed in concert with the Don Thompson Quartet (Ed Bickert on guitar, bassist Paul Novotny, and drummer John Sumner) during the Sound of Toronto Jazz Series at the Ontario Science Centre on January 23, 1989.


  • Tailor Made (The Jazz Alliance, 1992)
  • RSVP (Jazz Alliance, 1994)
  • Make Me Rainbows (Koch, 1995)
  • My One and Only (Justin Time, 1998)


  1. ^ Proefrock, Stacia. "Trudy Desmond". AllMusic. Retrieved 2 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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