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Seven Women (Plus Three) 2018 – Part VII

Read "Seven Women (Plus Three) 2018 – Part VII" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Well, that didn't take long. What started as “Five Women" quickly grew into the present “Seven Women" and will continue to the end of this year as “Seven Women (Plus Three) as a continuing reflection of the state of female vocalists and instrumentalists. We are blessed with an abundance of musical riches.

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Deanne Matley

Canadian vocalist Deanne Matley has come into her own. The spring 2018 release of Because I Loved, recorded with well-known Montreal talent including vocalist Ranee Lee and drummer Jim Doxas, marks a clear departure for the Calgary native. Her previous four albums, with songs ranging from jazz standards to pop covers and Christmas favourites, have garnered her Top 10 radio play across Canada and fans around the world, but Because I Loved is something more special and personal to the bilingual chanteuse. “This is the album I have dreamt of making,” says Deanne of the emotion-driven combination of original songs and exquisite, heartfelt jazz and pop covers. A singer since she was a child, Deanne studied at the Berklee College of Music, the Banff Centre for the Arts, and the Stanford Jazz Institute both before and after launching her career as a jazz vocalist