Trish DeJong
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Band to Join.

ABOUT

I am a singer/entertainer with over 25 years experience. I done many venues: playin the East Coast from Albany, N.Y. to Galveston, TX. Prior member of "The Gents" (only white singer of 5 girl vocalists) who played Michael Jordon's birthday party; Hugh Hephner's daughter's wedding and any high profile parties.
Had steady gigs on the cruise ships at Navy Pier and sat in on some bands on Rush Street, Chicago.
Past 15 years, married and kids. Looking to get back into singing. I've still got "the chops" and am described as a "white chick with a black chick's voice". Looking for 1-2x/mo gigs and local rehearsals.

Screen name:
Trish DeJong
Member since:
Apr 08 2013
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
25
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week

Influences

Queen of Blues: Koko Taylor
Eva Cassidy (never heard of her? She's worth looking up. She past away/great chops!)
Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan
Queen of Soul: Aretha Franklin
Queen of Gospel: Mahalia Jackson
80's: Pat Benatar, Heart, Stevie Nicks

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Expert
Vocalist - Alto:
Expert
Other Percussion:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Microphone, tambourine and JSB Wedge monitor (with no cords.....it's been awhile)

Oh, and my husband is a commercial photographer and could do some cool (free) band photos- with me in them of course.