MP3 Detroit Women - Sassitude
Roots, Americana, Rock
13 MP3 Songs
BLUES: Rhythm & Blues, BLUES: Blues Vocals
4-time Grammy nominated singer, Kate Hart who returned to Detroit and formed this all-star group with the top women singers in the Detroit area. The women are Cheryl Lescom, Rhonda Bantsimba, Lady T, Stacia Petrie, Valerie Barrymore, Kate Hart and Karen Vesprini. Kate created Detroit Women based on the successful 18 year run with Seattle Women. Each of the women sings lead while the others provide back-up vocals. They are backed-up by the renowned Dennis Burr, Steve Kohn, Susie Woodman and Rick Zeldes. The members have appeared and toured with everyone from Meatloaf to Kenny Loggins to Delbert McClinton to Bob Seger to Roy Orbison to Hall and Oates.
Winners of the 2004, 2005 & 2006 Detroit Music Awards for Best Rhythm and Blues Band, Best Rhythm and Blues Recording and Outstanding Live Performance. Nominated for a collective 28 Detroit Music Awards! Recipients of 23.
2006 Canadian Tour is filmed for upcoming documentary with an Emmy-Award-winning director.
Featured on America’s Thanksgiving Parade viewed by 100 million households.
Perform at the Superbowl for the NFL owners and players!
Perform national Anthem on Fan Appreciation Day for the Detroit Tigers
After only one year, Detroit Women were included as one of the influential musical groups in the Metro times 100 year musical genealogy chart.
Collectively the women in this group have been nominated and/or the recipients for over fifty-regional/international music awards and featured on over 300 recordings.
Featured in national publications such as Living Blues Magazine, Blues Revue Magazine, Blues Wax and Blues Beat
Blues Foundation Promoter of the Year, Ted Boomer, signs Detroit Women to his roster.
Featured on one-hour television show with Olympic Figure skating and Christmas Tree lighting in Detroit.
Take part in national women’s charity event and are included in upcoming women’s feature film
Collectively, have been nominated or became recipients for more than 100 regional/international awards and have been featured on more than 300 recordings.
Partner with film company, Streetlamp Studios.
Star in play, We Are Not Good Girls, penned by Kate Hart, which ran in major Detroit Theatre.
Musicians have long musical histories, appearing with such notables as Elton John, The Rolling Stones, Leon Russell, Nils Lofgren, Etta James, Brian Auger, Jimmy Page, B.B. King, Joe Cocker, Hall and Oates and Kenny Loggins
Featured on Nationally Syndicated Radio shows and receiving airplay all over the world.
Endorsement deal with “Dancing Dingo” all natural beauty products, where each girl has a personalized name/flavor lip balm – i.e. Strawberry Stacia, Raspberry Rhonda, Vanilla Val
Launch “Detroit Women” clothing line along with national merchandising campaign mentored by NGI who also handle Dolly Parton, Wynonna, Alan Jackson and Garth Brooks.
The only Silk City Recording Artist to move on to their third pressing.
Added to the Detroit Public Library’s catalogue of music.
Detroit Women sign with national booking agency, Aspen Talent.
THE REVIEWS ARE COMING IN...
“Great!.”…Ken Brandes, Epicure Music Festival.
“Your group’s appearance at the 2004 Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival has people begging for more.”…Bruce Hutchinson, Producer
“These Detroit Women have some serious attitude and it translates into a great CD. There is talent here. I thoroughly enjoyed every song. Kudos for the band…Great, really great stuff…” Tom Robinson, President, Mack Avenue Records
“This is the best group out there.”…Solomon Burke
“Kate - your band was a hit, thank you so much. I may have to take you all on the road for another event. This was my 9th Super Bowl and probably the most difficult all around, but in the end, one of the most successful . . . there were quite a few big wigs at the events”... Sharyn Outtrim, Director Special Events, PrimeSport International, Inc.
“I would be interested in a potential repeat performance next year…Thanks for a great show this year.”…Mark Monahan, Program Director, Ottawa Music Festival
“Thank you…it was a blast on the most apparent level, but it was a joy on a deeper level too… the soul and love and wisdom coming out of your music and voices…I thank you for a wonderful night of music for this one stage manager/emcee…Dan Smith, Ohio State Fair
"WOW!!! What a show!!! What a treat to see a real legend that is still going strong! You not only ''Make do with what you got'', but you do it with style and class! I really enjoyed the Detroit Women and it was great to see you bring them out to sing with you!"… Kelly Wakefield - Ottawa, ON, Canada, Solomon Burke’s website
“This year, the ladies will march into their well deserved share of the spotlight on the Thunder Bay Blues Festival stage…Sue Foley, Canada’s queen of the blues, the Detroit Women…are going to sizzle, sass and vocal magic…Ken Wright President, Thunder Bay Blues Society
"You lived up to your billing, and in fact I thought you were amazing!!!. ~ Dan Graham, Executive Director, Blues, Brews & Barbeques
"Wow, you all were awesome! Don Cohen, Musicians Exchange, Riverwalk Blues & Music Festival
"Your Band is HOT!! I love it”…Vicki, Entertainment Director, Owosso Music Festival
Over at MBNA, the not-so-far-flung new stage at Lisgar Collegiate, blues'' first cousin, soul, made a big impression last weekend, thanks to powerful performances by the Bishop of Blues, Solomon Burke...and the showy Detroit Women”…Lynne Saxberg, Ottawa Citizen (Ottawa Music Festival)
“…Kate Hart and the ladies of Detroit Women…definitely stole the show on Saturday…all have some wicked pipes”…Aaron Childs, Jackson Blues Festival
“I have more than 20 years experience and your group was one of the best organized, run and performing group I have seen…I look forward to working with you again”…Greek Town Music Festival
"You were the highlight of the blues fest and I THANK YOU!! Detroit Women and their band Motor City Express were SO amazing, I decided to give them their own special gallery of photos”…Judy Blem, Main Event Talent Agency, Florida
“We have been playing Detroit Women’s album for quite some time now on our show and will continue in the future. The women’s exceptional vocal talents really shine in this one of a kind album. Keep up the great work!...Colyn Tucker-Steele and Miriam Goldstein, CJAM 91.5, Windsor, Ontario
“On other stages, other performers that left people talking were the R&B ensemble Detroit Women, who counted one gal from Kitchener among their lineup”...Lynne Saxberg, Ottawa Citizen, (Ottawa Music Festival)
“Yup, got it, played it, will be playing it more, and yes, yes, would be interested in the new CD whenever works for you!!!...thanks for making music!...Susanne Millsaps, Thursday Breakfast Jam, KRCL 90.9FM, Salt Lake City
“Absolutely love the Detroit Women CD – raw energy, good production, in-your-face performances and TONS of talent. It’s been in my car CD player all weekend.”…Keith Zurcher, Legal Council for MTV and Spike TV
“We just received the DETROIT WOMEN, CD yesterday. I was listening to it all day today, yes, I like it a lot!…thanks for your support”…Bill Grace, Basin Street Blues Show, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu Hawaii
“Thanks for the CD. It’s wonderful. Great energy, music and singing.”…Henry Prokop, Honky Tonk Blues https://www.tradebit.com Brisbane, Australia
“Top 35 Blues for March at KYNR”…KYNR Radio, Washington
“WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Just received your CD. It’s a really great, good music, blues. I’ll program your great music very, very soon, in my radio show!!”…Crizevci/Coatia
“I received the Detroit Women CD – Great Stuff! It will debut on my show on CIUT in Toronto, next week.”…Ian Angus, Let the Good Times Roll, CIUT Toronto
Good Stuff!...will be spinning it this coming weekend. Thanks for the music”…Jim Johnson, Program Manager, KGOU Public Radio, Oklahoma
“I received your Detroit “Hot” Women CD yesterday…It’s wonderful.”…Jayme Hanjin, Rhythmenblues Radio, West Australia
“Wow! You women blew us away Saturday night!! What a phenomenal group Detroit Women is. All that talent on the stage at one time is hard to imagine unless you are there to see it for yourself. We loved your show, and You can count me in as one of your biggest fans now. I especially loved the songs you did, Kate. Your voice has an amazing range and you know how to mesmerize a crowd. You are one hot chick with style and attitude! Your pianist was fantastic!...bass and guitar players, along with the drummer are incredible talents. I’d like to have you on my show. I look forward to seeing Detroit Women in concert again soon…you rock!”…Lucy Ann Lance, TalkRadio 1600 WAAM, Ann Arbor, Michigan
“Greetings from Canada! I’m absolutely thrilled to be receiving these newsletters and communications from you. I had the privilege and thrill to very briefly meet the Detroit Women and their Band in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada this summer. To read about their continuing success and musical achievements is truly exciting and every bit a notable acknowledgement to their talent! Ongoing success and please know, each and every one of you is still spoken about the second our Blues Festival is mentioned”...Janice Hilton, Thunder Bay Blues Festival
“Wanted to let you know that I received the discs you sent & say thanks for doing so. There is another program, here at KPFT that I’m going to make sure has a copy for airplay. They have a women’s segment so I know they would love the opportunity to give it a spin. Thanks again for giving me the chance to share your wonderful music with my listeners. The project exudes “Sassitude”. More spins to follow…Now the question is, when are you going to make your way to Huston?”…The Blues Hound, KPFT Houston, Texas
"The show was awesome as is their CD. As I live in Kitchener, I''m thrilled Detroit Women are headlining! Any chance of getting two after show passes to get the pic of me with Detroit Women autographed?... Yours Truly, John Vice
Saw you twice at the Festival Epicure in Windsor and am a HUGE fan. Love the music, attitude and great spirit. Please let me know if you will be appearing in Ontario or Detroit area. I live north of Toronto but for you- I will travel and bring friends… All the best, Susan
"I''m still on a high from the DW''s absolutely amazing show yesterday in London!! WOW, what an act they are. I didn''t get a chance to talk with any of them as I was running around getting pictures and doing scheduled interviews with other artists. But I have met and talked with Lady T in the past. Anyway, wanted to let you know that they blew me away, and given the fact that I see and hear a ton of artists every year, that''s pretty good . . .~ Tim Holek, Freelance Journalist https://www.tradebit.com
I was so fortunate to hear you sing yesterday at the Ohio Fair…..magnificent…You’ve got it! Thank you for singing my song so perfectly! Quinn, Blues Evolution
"...and you ladies kicked a**!!!! I really enjoyed the show...my kind of show!!! High energy, steps, a tight band, and killer harmonies. . I am happy for you and the rest of the women!!!!!!"… Eric Hamilton, Automatic Blues Band
“Everytime I play a cut on my show, the phones light up. Detroit Women and their new band know how to stir it up on my show!”…Jim Jeffries “The Ole Hoot Owl”, Big Country Over America Network
". . . I must tell you again - and I can''t attach enough exclamation marks and smiling faces here - what an honor and a thrill it was to meet each and every one of you! You graced our city with your presence and your music. Never to be forgotten! All the best in good health, happiness and prosperity." ~ Ken Wright, Thunder Bay Blues Society
"One of the highlights of the (Heritage) festival was the performance by Detroit Women, a rhythm and blues-based collaboration of female vocalists from the metro area...Each one of these ladies could really sing".
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