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Typhanie Monique

Jazz Singer Chicago

Achieved international status as a rising jazz star vocalist
Versed in a wide range of genres including jazz, funk, hip-hop & pop
A modern-day Sarah Vaughan with iridescent traces of Lena Horne
Made preliminary voting round for Grammy's Best Jazz Vocal Album category
Performed at famous jazz clubs and major music festivals worldwide

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Chicago based Jazz Singer Typhanie has achieved international status as a rising star vocalist by immersing herself in her true passion. Versed in a wide range of genres and influences including jazz, funk, hip-hop, pop and improvised freestyle, the soulful-voiced chanteuse, bandleader and songwriter has earned a reputation as a fearless boundary-crosser and a natural born front woman with superb scatting chops and well-honed emcee skills.

Since her Chicago debut more than a decade ago, Typhanie has held court at famous jazz clubs and major music festivals throughout the world.  An independent recording artist, Typhanie has made three standout CDs which have garnered rave reviews in some of the world’s most highly respected music publications (including jazz authority DownBeat magazine) and even made the preliminary voting round for a Grammy nomination in the Best Jazz Vocal Album category.

An invitation to teach and perform in Moscow, Russia, helped launch Typhanie on her international solo journey. She has played with some of Russia’s top jazz musicians including saxophonist Oleg Kireyev and pianist Vladimir Nesterenko— and performed in Moscow’s finest jazz clubs.

JazzTimes magazine has described Typhanie’s vocal sound as a modern-day Sarah Vaughan with iridescent traces of Lena Horne. Others have compared her to Minnie Ripperton, Chaka Kahn, Diana Krall and Eykah Badu.

  • The Green Mill
  • McAnnich Arts Center
  • The Morse Theater
  • Old Town School of Folk Music
  • Pop's for Champagne
  • Pete Miller's Steakhouse
  • The Double Door
  • The Vic
  • Cuatro
  • The Note
  • NYC venues
  • Small’s NY NY
  • Kavehaz NY NY
  • The Cutting Room NYNY
  • Mo’Pitkin’s NY NY
  • The Jazz Kitchen Indianapolis IN
  • Finale St. Louis MO
  • FireFly Ann Arbor MI
  • Saugutuck Performing Arts Center
  • Pacchia Dayton OH
  • The Greenwich Cincinnati OH
  • La Scala Bistro Columbus OH
  • Zorba's Champaign IL
  • Restaurant Magnus Madison WI
  • The Blue Shop Burlington IA
  • Bartini’s Dubuque IA
  • Chicago Venues
  • Andy’s Jazz Club
  • Penninsula Hotel
  • S.P.A.C.E.
  • Martyrs’
  • Navy Pier
  • Katerina's
  • The House of Blues
  • Isaac Hayes Club
  • The Elbo Room
  • The Kitano NY NY
  • Detour NY NY
  • Kenny's Castaways NY NY
  • Night & Day NYNY
  • NuBlu NY NY
  • Midwest venues
  • The Dakota Minneapolis MN
  • The Sheldon Concert Hall Stl. MO
  • The Acorn Theater Three Oaks MI
  • Baker's Lounge Detroit MI
  • Night town Cleveland OH
  • The Blue Wisp Cincinnati OH
  • Verde Gallery Champaign Il
  • The Iron Post Champaign IL
  • Dazzle Supper Club Denver CO
  • Tuscan Moon Kahlona IA
  • The Jazz Showcase

" Typhanie's vocals are an array of bright colors painted on top of 10 beautiful instrumental landscapes. "

KAOS Radio 89.3FM

" ... powerful lead vocalist and songwriter... well-crafted songs never runs the risk of falling into mere cliché’. "

Peter Quinn, Jazzwise

" Expected, and delivered: solid soul-jazz vocals from Typhanie that suggests both Sarah Vaughan and Minnie Riperton. "

Christopher Loudon, JazzTimes