Leslie Kendall, Singer, Jazz, Swing, Big Band, Lindy-Hop, Concerts, CD recording artist, entertainer, big band swing,vocalist, vocal session, voice lessons, vocal coach, voice teacher

Critically acclaimed by The Detroit News as "female vocalist of the year", Leslie Kendall has appeared in nightclubs and concert venues nation-wide, including Caesar's Palace. She has recorded for Warner Brothers, M.C.A. and Columbia Records where she was the featured soloist with the Percy Faith Orchestra.

She has been a commercial actress in L.A. and performed for AIDS fund raisers with actress Meredith Baxter. Since moving to Ashland, Oregon, Leslie has appeared in "A Broadway Holiday" at Town Hall, several appearances at The Old Siskiyou Barn, the "Martin Luther King Celebration" at the Britt Ballroom, "Follies - Concert Version" and "Killer Cabaret" with Rogue Music Theatre, and the Gala Opening of the Ginger Rogers Craterian.

At the grand opening for the Mountain Avenue Theatre Complex in Ashland, Ms. Kendall performed a sold-out concert for the Ashland Schools Foundation. An evening of intimate jazz is on the 2001 calendar for the Craterian's Spotlight Series featuring Leslie's unique vocal style.

Leslie sings regularly with the Jefferson State Jazz Orchestra, an eighteen-piece big band founded by James Church, currently under the direction of David MacKenzie. She also enjoys singing with her eight-piece Little Big Band, Leslie Kendall and The Jump Daddies! at weddings and special events. You might also catch her singing with an intimate classic jazz trio, duo, or performing her cabaret act accompanied by piano.

Currently, the exciting CD release of Leslie Kendall's "Leslie Kendall & the JUMP DADDIES" is available at locations throughout Southern Oregon.

Leslie shares her love of singing and performing as a teacher and vocal coach. She offers private lessons, classes, and workshops.

 


Ashland, Oregon
(541) 821-4050