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Cindy McLeod

Cindy McLeod
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Cindy McLeod
Cindy McLeod has been performing as a jazz vocalist for over 40 years in Canada and around the globe.

McLeod has performed and/or recorded with Canadian jazz notables Tommy Banks, Miles Black, Rick Kilburn, Bob Erlendson, Linton Garner, Brian Buchanan, John Hyde, Sandro Dominelli, Bob Stroup, Kent Sangster, Tom Doran, Bob Tildesley and P.J. Perry, as well as international artists such as Keith Copeland (Frankfurt), Stephen O'Connor (US, Mexico), Steve York (UK, Mexico), Quyen Van Minh (Vietnam), Victor Mestas (Venezuela) and Roberto Aymes (Mexico City), to name a few. She's released three full length CDs, Easy Living, Ask Me Now and Conversation With Love. Cindy has composed lyrics for jazz instrumentals penned by the masters and in collaborations with composers from Canada, Mexico and Venezuela.

Cindy's writing credits include her Canadian Jazz Elements blog, as contributor to internet-based jazz sources Jazz Review, ejazznews, Jazz News and the Maple Blues newsletter. She also writes copy for radio, print and other. The Canadian Music Institute of the University of Toronto published Cindy's article featuring Canadian trumpeter Maynard Ferguson.

A founder of the Calgary Blues Music Association (CBMA) as well as the Calgary International Blues Festival and the Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest, Cindy acts as Producer and Artistic Director for the organization and has been instrumental in creating what has becom