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Jennifer Jade Ledesna

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JENNIFER JADE LEDESNA This triple-threat, stage mage, native Bronx polyglot is an alumna of the New School Jazz Conservatory & the “Famed” LaGuardia Arts. A Montreux Jazz Voice Competition Finalist, Equity actress, & "Betty Carter Jazz Ahead" composer, Ms. Jade often performs at "Aux Trois Mailletz" in Paris, “Jazz Na Avenida” in Bahia, & the legendary “Minton’s Playhouse” in Harlem, NYC. She's sung at Carnegie Hall w Bobby McFerrin in “INSTANT OPERA!”, in the World Premiere Tour of “CHAPEL/CHAPTER” w the Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Co. She's graced the stages of the CHORUS Jazz Club in Lausanne, Norway's International “Silda Jazz Fest” w her group "RAJAFRO", Saint Croix's “Take Five Fest”, Santiago de Chile's "Teatro Municipal de Las Condes", & Austria's PORGY & BESS, to name a few. JJ starred as “Tinima” in the opera-musical HATUEY: MEMORY OF FIRE! & in the feature film SINCE I LEFT YOU as Tempest


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