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A passionate composer & songstress, Heidi Martin makes each tune her own. In the words of Vanessa Rubin, “soaring soulful riffs, bending notes, and high notes that are so focused so right, they ring! It’s a wonderful experience for the listener!” In 2006 Martin was hand-picked to compete in the London International Jazz Vocal Competition (LIJC), where she placed as a top finalist among some 107 competitors from over 25 nations. A Washington D.C. Native who studied music at the University of the District of Columbia with Professor Calvin Jones and continued at Howard University studying privately with drummer/vocalist Grady Tate (Sarah Vaughn, Quincy Jones)
by C. Michael Bailey
Vocalist and composer Heidi Martin was born in Washington, DC and reared in Maryland, singing in church. In high school, she sang backup for professional artists including Bill Danoff of Starland Vocalband. Jazz became her monkey after hearing Shirley Horn in New York City. Martin pursued Jazz Studies at the University of the District ...