Jane Monheit

Jane Monheit

Real Name:
Jane Monheit
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Born: November 3, 1977
Origin: Oakdale, New York, U.S.

Early life:
Jane Monheit was raised in Oakdale, New York on Long Island. She began singing professionally while attending Connetquot High School in Bohemia,N.Y. from which she graduated in 1995. As a child, Monheit spent her summers as a student at the Usdan Center For the Creative and Performing Arts, and is a recipient of their distinguished alumna award. As a student at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City, she studied voice under Peter Eldridge. Monheit graduated with honors from the Manhattan School of Music in 1999, earning a BA in music and receiving the William H.Borden Award for outstanding accomplishment in Jazz. As a finalist in the 1998 Thelonious Monk Jazz Institute's vocal competition, she was first runner-up to Teri Thornton. She and her husband, drummer Rick Montalbano, currently reside in Rome, New York. They have one child.

Career:
An international artist, Monheit has performed at most of the major concert halls, cabarets and jazz venues around the globe. She has released seven albums and two DVDs, and has appeared as a guest artist on many others. She appears on the sound track of the movie Sky Captain and The World of Tomorrow singing "Over the Rainbow". Monheit has also been a featured performer in the nationally televised Christmas at the White House, the Capitol Fourth of July Celebration, and The National Memorial Day Celebration. She has appeared on numerous television shows including Emeril, Ramsey Lewis' Legends of Jazz, Letterman, The View, and The Today Show. Monheit spends most of the year on tour with her band which currently includes Michael Kanan on piano, Neal Miner on bass, and Rick Montalbano on drums. She also performs with the major symphonic orchestras throughout the country.
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Jane Monheit Discography

Albums

Jane Monheit Never Never Land (Album) N-Coded Music US 2000 Sell This Version
Jane Monheit Come Dream With Me (Album) Columbia, N-Coded Music, Warlock Records, Sony Jazz Germany 2001 Sell This Version
Jane Monheit In The Sun (Album) N-Coded Music US 2002 Sell This Version
Jane Monheit Live At The Rainbow Room (Album) N-Coded Music US 2003 Sell This Version
Jane Monheit Taking A Chance On Love (Album) Sony Classical US 2004 Sell This Version
Jane Monheit The Season (Album) Epic US 2005 Sell This Version
Jane Monheit Surrender (Album) Concord Records Europe 2007 Sell This Version
Jane Monheit The Lovers, The Dreamers And Me (Album) Concord Records US 2009 Sell This Version
Jane Monheit Home (Album) EmArcy Europe 2010 Sell This Version
Jane Monheit The Heart Of The Matter (Album) EmArcy Europe 2013 Sell This Version
ECR 001 Jane Monheit The Songbook Sessions: Ella Fitzgerald(CD, Album) Emerald City Records (8) ECR 001 US 2016 Sell This Version

Compilations

ADMCD5021 Jane Monheit The Best Of Jane Monheit(CD, Comp + DVD, NTSC) Acrobat Music ADMCD5021 UK 2008 Sell This Version

Videos

201841 9 Jane Monheit Live At The Rainbow Room(DVD-V) Columbia, Sony Jazz 201841 9 Europe 2003 Sell This Version

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