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About Tatiana "LadyMay" Mayfield

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TATIANA “LADYMAY” MAYFIELD
Refreshing and beautiful are how many have described the voice and persona of Tatiana “LadyMay” Mayfield, a jazz vocalist, musician, and educator from Fort Worth, Texas. “LadyMay” (as she has been named) has been singing and playing jazz music since the tender age of thirteen. Since then, she has performed in various venues and festivals throughout the U.S., received rave reviews from listeners, and numerous awards.
In October of 2010, she was chosen as one of the twelve semi-finalists to compete in the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition that was held in Washington, D.C. She performed before a panel of legendary jazz vocalists that included Al Jarreau, Dianne Reeves, Patti Austin, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Kurt Elling. She has opened for several well-known artists such as Kirk Whalum, Randy Brecker, Dave Valentin, Bobbi Humphrey, and The Main Ingredient. She has also appeared on WFAA’s “Good Morning Texas” television show four times since 2011.
She has recorded two albums, From All Directions (2009) and A Portrait Of LadyMay (2012). The first album From All Directions was recorded while she was still attending the University of North Texas, where she received her degree in Jazz Studies. Jazz journalist Scott Yanow described her voice on her debut album From All Directions (2009) as “attractive” with “excellent elocution” and a “joyful spirit”. On her latest album A Portrait Of LadyMay (2012), Harvey Siders, former writer of JazzTimes Magazine, describes her intonation as “flawless” and her scatting “as natural as breathing.” In addition to her vocal skills, she plays piano, trombone, composes, and teaches voice.
LadyMay’s appeal has also reached listeners abroad in the UK, Switzerland, Germany, France, Brazil, and Nigeria. Her music has been featured on several international radio stations such as “Solar Radio”, “Star Point Radio”, and “Tropical FM” in London, “SwissGroove Webradio” in Switzerland, and “Smooth 98.1” in Nigeria. In November 2012, her song “Real” from A Portrait Of LadyMay reached #1 on the “UK Soul Chart” after working its way up for 4 weeks. In March of 2013, French radio station “RJM Radio” listed “LadyMay” as #7 on their “Top 25 Artists” chart.
For more information about Tatiana “LadyMay” Mayfield, visit
www.tatianamayfield.com.
For Booking:
Brendalyn Jackson, CEO of Sparks Entertainment
brendalyn@sparksentertainment.biz
Phone: (817) 812-8165
www.sparksentertainment.biz

Tatiana "LadyMay" Mayfield joined the JazzTimes community on Mar 28, 2013