Diane is a London Soul and Jazz singer with a passion for beautiful melodies, timeless love songs and big ballads.
She has worked as a singer, both at home and abroad, at a number of resorts and festivals, including, Marriot Hotels, The Soho Jazz Festival, and Riverfront Jazz.
As a dinner jazz singer, she has performed at The Oxo Tower Restaurant, The Mirabelle, Le Pont de la Tour, The 5th Floor Cafe at Harvey Nichols, Montes, Sloane Square, The 10 Rooms- Piccadilly, Mezzo-Wardour Street, The Bluebird, L’Escargot, Quaglinos and The Sugar Reef
Her musical Influences include: Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington, Mahalia Jackson, Carole King, Stevie Wonder, Karen Carpenter, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, The Isley Brothers, Burt Bacharach, Laura Nyro, Erykah Badu, John Lennon, Joni Mitchell, Brian Wilson and Deva Premal.
She is also an author, novelist, and personal/spiritual development teacher. Her novel, 'Catching Feathers in The Wind,' described as 'a truly breathtaking read', is a tribute to music-lovers, jazz musicians, angels and old-fashioned romantics.
Her current musical projects include three new shows, which can each be tailored to suit venues or house concerts, and performed as shows in front of a captive audience or as heart-warming background music for special events and functions.
She is also interested in fun collaborations, house concerts, festivals, retreats, theatre projects, creative events, happenings, and all other flagrant displays of unity, love and creativity.
With four years of theatre training and a PGCE in Drama Education, Diane is also a comedy screenwriter, and the author of the award-winning comedy, In the Spotlight, the 2020 winner of the Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase award for Best International Webisode.
Her hobbies include:- working, avoiding hobbies and finding ways of not having to cook much.
She is currently working on a huge ghostwriting project and, exhausted by the demands of a needy laptop, is open to hearing from humans, for moments of light relief!
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