Jacqueline has a love and respect for jazz and for the originators of the music.
At the heart of her performances is an artistic vision that has the intimacy of 'home' in an atmosphere of swinging fun true to the art of vocal jazz.
Based on British Columbia's Sunshine Coast, Jacqueline is from the North Shore of Vancouver and attended the University of British Columbia. After receiving her degree in Recreation Education, Jacqueline studied at the Banff Centre for the Arts and at the University of Massachusetts' acclaimed 'Jazz in July' program.
She has worked with vocalists, Karin Plato, Bonnie Ferguson, and the 'Swing Sisters': Patti Allan, Ellen Kennedy, and Bev Sauve. Jacqueline has performed as a member of many jazz ensembles including the 'Hot Potatoes', We Three', and the 12 voice, 'Mellow Tones', under extraordinary vocal coach, Nikki Weber.
Jacqueline has performed with musicians; Ron Thompson, Miles Black, Michael Creber, Tom Arntzen, Walter Martella, Jim McGillivray, Ken Dalgleish, and nationally acclaimed poet, Peter Trower.
She produced 'Waltz for a Rainy Bebop Evening', an evening dedicated to the music of the Bebop era and has, several times, produced and performed in her seasonal show, 'Tea and Merriment', presenting songs and readings of the season.
Jacqueline has appeared at the Gibsons Jazz Festival, at the Silk Purse Arts Centre in West Vancouver, with the Monique Creber Production, 'The Magic of Christmas', and in many benefit performances on the Sunshine Coast.
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