MP3 Heather Bishop - A Tribute to Peggy Lee
"a resonant, endlessly expressive voice that makes you want to both sing along and weep at the sheer beauty"
6 MP3 Songs in this album (18:16) !
Related styles: JAZZ: Smooth Jazz, FOLK: Folk-Jazz
There was only ever one singer like Peggy Lee. At the mention of her name, a warm, wistful smile comes over the listener’s face. In that dreamy look you can almost hear that unforgettable voice crooning “Is That All There Is?”, “Why Don’t You Do Right?”, “Fever”, “It’s a Good Day”, “I Don’t Know Enough About You”…..the list is endless.
“A Tribute to Peggy Lee" features the classic music of Peggy Lee. Heather Bishop, known as a gifted vocalist and songwriter, is also a sensitive interpreter of songs written by others. In this portrayal of a great singer’s life, Heather successfully captures the essence of Peggy Lee through her music, while skillfully weaving vignettes of Peggy’s life throughout. She brings us all our favorite songs from almost four decades of music.
The world lost a wonderful voice with Peggy Lee’s passing. Heather Bishop breathes life back into the story of how one woman struggled against all life’s odds, and finally and fully answered the question “Is That All There Is?”
a natural and abundantly gifted entertainer"
As we move into the new century, Heather moves into her fourth decade of performing and touring, first with an all women''s dance band in the early 70''s and then as a solo artist. She has crisscrossed the continent doing concerts for all kinds of family, child, and adult audiences, in places as diverse as Boston, Vancouver, Kansas City, and the fly-in village of old Crow in the Yukon. She also has toured several times in Australia and in Scotland and Wales.
Heather has always lived her belief that when she gives voice to the truth in
her own life, it strikes a chord in other people''s lives as well. And what a voice! Heather''s resonant, expressive vocals can take you anywhere you want to go.
In concert, Heather makes you laugh, touches your heart and lifts up your
spirit. She offers up a feast of her own originals, choice classics and selections from other contemporary singer-songwriters.
Heather has recently mounted a new show entitled “A Tribute to Peggy Lee”, wherein she successfully captures the essence of Peggy Lee through her music, while skillfully weaving vignettes of Peggy’s life throughout. She brings us all our favorite songs from almost four decades of music. Her thirteenth CD is a collection of music from that show and goes by the same title.
As the Kingston Whig-Standard put it,
"Heather Bishop absorbs all life has to
offer, imprints it with her compassion, her tremendous optimism - and
sometimes quirky humor - and then reflects it all back through powerful lyrics
and music that could banish complacency from the hardest heart."
Heather''s twelfth recording, for which she received a Prairie Music Award nomination, is Heather Bishop Live, a collection that''s life affirming, heartfelt, humorous and romantic. For her recording, A Taste of the Blues, Heather was nominated for a JUNO for Most Promising Female Vocalist. Chickee''s on the Run!, her fourth release for children, received a JUNO nomination for Best Children''s Recording, a U.S. Parents'' Choice Gold Award (also awarded to A Duck in New York City), and a NAPPA Gold award (the U.S. National Association of Parenting Publications).
Most recently Heather was awarded the Industry Builder Award at the Western Canadian Music Awards. Heather has also been honoured with the Order of Canada, The Order of Manitoba, and the YW/YMCA Women of Distinction Award.
Heather Bishop gives back to her community with volunteer service at both the Manitoba Audio Recording Industry Association which she helped form and has served on the board for most of it’s 20 years including 6 years as President commencing in 2000 as well as sitting on the Board of Manitoba Film & Sound.
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