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New York based singer songwriter Juliet Varnedoe developed her musical foundation in the bayou lands of southeast Louisiana surrounded by Cajun French, New Orleans jazz, and Acadian traditional songs. Her years of performance in New York cabaret clubs and swing dance halls solidifies her stage persona as a Cajun French chanteuse, a unique America voice sharing the joie de vivre of the Cajun people. Mon Cheri is the first single release from her debut album Cajun Bleu featuring Juliet Varnedoe Jazz Band. This is a collection of eight original blues and jazz songs which intertwines influences such as classic New Orleans swing of King Oliver Creole Band, French chanson such as Blossom Dearie and Juliette Greco, and the cool electronic vibe of Serge Gainsborough
Bianca Pittoors, a French-Canadian from Winnipeg, Manitoba, grew up in a family that offered her a rich variety of musical, cultural and artistic experiences. As a teenager, Bianca headed East and began to pursue with passion and dedication her dreams of forging a singing career. Many years later She is now a seasoned and polished performer. Her dynamic approach to music incorporates her love of mainstream and traditional jazz along with contemporary influences that range from Sting to Charles Aznavour and Burt Bacharach. Always passionately dedicated to the idea of artistic growth, Bianca has reinvented herself over the years, developing along the way a dynamic and tuneful “retro jazz” repertoire. Bianca sees music as an ongoing and never ending educational, and spiritual, process