Vocals
Vocalist, pianist and composer DENZAL SINCLAIRE performs. Winner of the National Jazz Award for "Best Album 2004,” Canada’s Jazz Report Magazine has also awarded Sinclaire Male Jazz Vocalist of the year for four consecutive years. Recipient 2007 Choc Jazzman Award (France). Sinclaire was raised in Toronto and studied piano at McGill University in Montreal before moving to Vancouver in 1995 for a gig at the du Maurier Jazz Festival. While studying at McGill, Sinclaire met Canadian guitarist Bill Coon at a jazz club called 2080. The two became friends immediately and started collaborating on CDs and musicals. The collaboration spanned a decade and saw a series of string orchestra concerts recorded by CBC Radio Canada and the critically acclaimed musical Unforgettable, based on the life of jazz legend Nat King Cole. Sinclaire played the part of Nat King Cole, a performance which also led to the release of a tribute CD titled Denzal Sinclaire: A Tribute to Nat King Cole. Sinclaire has made numerous television and film appearances. Recordings include, I Found Love, Denzal Sinclaire and My One and Only Love.