Real Name:
Jane Monheit
Profile:
US singer
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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Albums

Jane Monheit - Standard Time album art Steve Tyrell Baby, It's Cold Outside Steve Tyrell - Standard Time (Album) Columbia US 2001 Sell This Version
JZD0701 Jane Monheit - Jazziz Magazine On-Disc - July 2001 - Women (Vol. 2) album art Various Let's Get Lost Various - Jazziz Magazine On-Disc - July 2001 - Women (Vol. 2)(CD, Promo) Jazziz JZD0701 US 2001 Sell This Version
0249808918 Jane Monheit - W Network Presents...An Evening With Friends album art Various Cheek To Cheek Various - W Network Presents...An Evening With Friends(CD, Album) Universal Music 0249808918 Canada 2003 Sell This Version
SK 92932 Jane Monheit - Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) album art Edward Shearmur Over The Rainbow Edward Shearmur - Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(CD, Album) Sony Music Soundtrax SK 92932 US 2004 Sell This Version
284113-2 Various Once I Walked In The Sun Various - Two Sides To Every Story - The 5.1 Label Group DualDisc Sampler(Hybrid, DualDisc, Smplr) Silverline, 5.1 Label Group 284113-2 US 2005 Sell This Version
Jane Monheit - New Music From An Old Friend album art Various New Music From An Old Friend Various - New Music From An Old Friend (Album) One Eighty Music US 2007 Sell This Version
82663-11695 Jane Monheit - The New Jazz Divas album art Various Over The Rainbow Various - The New Jazz Divas(CD) NPR 82663-11695 US 2009 Sell This Version
HN939CD Jane Monheit - Every Day Is A Film Festival - Soundtrack Collection - Jazz In Scenes 3 album art Various More Than You Know Various - Every Day Is A Film Festival - Soundtrack Collection - Jazz In Scenes 3(2xCD) High Note Int'l Multi-Media Corp. HN939CD Taiwan 2012 Sell This Version
Jane Monheit - Believe album art The David Benoit Trio* Christmas Time Is Here and 6 more… The David Benoit Trio* - Believe (Album) Concord Records Europe 2015 Sell This Version
MYL 1265 Sasha's Bloc Heart On Fire and 3 more… Sasha's Bloc - Heart On Fire(CD, Album) AG Entertainment MYL 1265 US 2015 Sell This Version
Jane Monheit - About Jazz - aboutJAZZ album art Various So Many Stars Various - About Jazz - aboutJAZZ (Comp) Polystar (3), Universal Music Group Europe 2018 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

CSK 51281 Jane Monheit - Songs From The Heart album art Various I Won't Dance Various - Songs From The Heart(CD, EP, Promo) Sony Classical, Columbia, RPM Records (7) CSK 51281 US 2005 Sell This Version

Compilations

NARM-50006-2 Jane Monheit - BET On Jazz Presents Jazz Now album art Various I Can't Give You Anything But Love Various - BET On Jazz Presents Jazz Now(CD, Comp, Smplr) NARM NARM-50006-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
SFJR004 Jane Monheit - San Francisco Jazz Festival CD Sampler Volume VII 2002 album art Various Hit the Road to Dreamland Various - San Francisco Jazz Festival CD Sampler Volume VII 2002(CD, Comp, Smplr) SFJAZZ Records SFJR004 US 2002 Sell This Version
CD LI 02 60 Jane Monheit - Une Rentrée 2002 - Musiques album art Various Just Squeeze Me (But Don't Tease Me) Various - Une Rentrée 2002 - Musiques(CD, Comp) Les Inrockuptibles CD LI 02 60 France 2002 Sell This Version
068 053-2 Jane Monheit - Famous - The Finest Female Jazz Today album art Various Hit The Road To Dreamland Various - Famous - The Finest Female Jazz Today(CD, Comp) Verve Records, Universal 068 053-2 Germany 2002 Sell This Version
Jane Monheit - Best Audiophile Voices album art Various Over The Rainbow Various - Best Audiophile Voices (Comp) Premium Records (2) Singapore 2003 Sell This Version
5 106 192000 Jane Monheit - Bar Classics 4 album art Various Detour Ahead Various - Bar Classics 4(2xCD, Comp) Sony Classical 5 106 192000 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
513468-2 Jane Monheit - Comfort Jazz album art Various Chega De Saudade (No More Blues) Various - Comfort Jazz(2xCD, Comp) Sony Jazz 513468-2 Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 2003 Sell This Version
513860-2 Jane Monheit - Melancholy album art Various Over The Rainbow Various - Melancholy(2xCD, Comp) Sony Classical 513860-2 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
VICL-63291 Jane Monheit - Miki Imai Songbook - Take Me To The Sunshine album art Various Pride Various - Miki Imai Songbook - Take Me To The Sunshine(CD, Comp) Victor VICL-63291 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
SJ 001 Jane Monheit - The Best Of Smooth Jazz 1 album art Various Over The Rainbow Various - The Best Of Smooth Jazz 1(CD, Comp) Not On Label (Smooth Jazz) SJ 001 Italy 2003 Sell This Version
06024 9809109 Jane Monheit - Jazz For Dinner 2 - Den Abend Mit Musik Genießen (Brigitte Edition) album art Various Hit The Road To Dreamland Various - Jazz For Dinner 2 - Den Abend Mit Musik Genießen (Brigitte Edition)(CD, Comp) Universal, Boutique 06024 9809109 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
SMM 988280 2, 9882802000, 0326942 Jane Monheit - Kuschel Jazz Vol. 2 album art Various Detour Ahead Various - Kuschel Jazz Vol. 2(2xCD, Comp, Club) Sony Music Media, Sony Music Media, Bertelsmann Club SMM 988280 2, 9882802000, 0326942 Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 2003 Sell This Version
9811787 Jane Monheit - The Michael Parkinson Collection album art Various Haunted Heart Various - The Michael Parkinson Collection(2xCD, Comp) Universal Classics & Jazz 9811787 UK 2003 Sell This Version

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