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Marianne Matheny-Katz

A wonderfully warm, inviting and charismatic performer,

Marianne Matheny-Katz takes no prisoners as she raps an audience around her little finger.

One of Maryland’s finest and busiest jazz vocalists, the

Baltimore based songstresshas been compared to

Billie Holiday, Bessie Smith and Sarah Vaughn. Her pure

sound has been likened to “a beautiful horn.” While she

clearly has the “pipes” to belt out the blues and R&B, she

leans toward subtle jazz vocals and jazz standards.