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Coco Thompson at Maison du Jazz (House of Jazz)

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Sunday August 12th at 7pm.

MONTREALAISE AND NATIVE SUN CHILD FROM THE ISLAND OF BARBADOS,COCO THOMPSON HAS BEEN SINGING AND PERFORMING PUBLICLY SINCE AGE NINE.

SHE HAS WORKED WITH SEVERAL ARTISTS OVER THE YEARS,FROM CELINE DION TO JULLY BLACK,THE NEVILLE BROTHERS,A.K.A SOULO,MICHAEL BOLTON,DEBORAH COX,DIONNE TAYLOR,JACK SOUL,SLIM WILLIAMS,CORNEILLE, THANDIE AND LORRAINE KLAASEN,BRAN VAN 3000,BEAST,DANIEL BELANGER AND THE INCOMPARABLE "PATTI LABELLE".

HER MUSIC IS SOUL,R&B JAZZ-INFUSED.HER SOUND WHISPERS OF THE EARLIER YEARS...REMINISCENT OF ARETHA FRANKLYN,BILLIE HOLIDAY AND NANCY WILSON.WITH A MIXTURE OF THE PAST AND THE PRESENT SHE HAS CULTIVATED A SOUND THAT'S ALL HER OWN.

A SONG WRITER WHO HAS COLLABORATED WITH ARTISTS DESSY DI LAURO,A.K.A SOULO,DUBMATIQUE, MR.SMITH,RAINMEN,BRAN VAN 3000,SLIM WILLIAMS AND JOEL CAMPBELL.
COCO HAS TAKEN HER OWN PATH TO SELF DISCOVERY AND AS SHE PUT'S IT...."THE BEAUTY OF ART IS IN THE BEING".

COCO THOMPSON FOUNDED HER BAND "BLACK PUTTY & COCO" IN 2004 A SOULFUL,FUNKY R&B DRIVEN UNIT.THE BAND HAS BEEN PLAYING THE MONTREAL LIVE SCENE SUCCESSFULLY AND ALSO THE CORPORATE SCENE IN ONTARIO EVER SINCE.

IN 2010 HER JAZZ QUINTET,SELF NAMED,TOOK FLIGHT.SHE HAD BEEN IN THE JAZZ PLAYING FIELD IN THE EARLIER YEARS OF HER MUSICAL CAREER AND HAD STEPPED AWAY TO EXPERIENCE THE WORLD OF R&B..NOW SOME YEARS LATER SHE HAS COME FULL CIRCLE,EMBRACING ALL OF HER MUSICAL SIDES.COCO THOMPSON HAS TAKEN HER JAZZ UNIT TO ONTARIO,THE HOUSE OF JAZZ AND DIESE ONZE.

JUST THE BEGINNING!

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