Saturday, February 13, 2010

Haitian Singer Emeline Michel introduced to U.S. on Telethon

Though she was introduced to many during the January 22 "Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief" telethon, Haitian singer Emeline Michel, the 'Joni Mitchell of Haiti', has been performing all over the world for more than two decades.

Born in Gonaïves, Haiti, Michel began as a member of her local church choir, blossomed in talent and traveled to the United States where she studied her craft at the Detroit Jazz Center. From America, to Paris, then Canada and over her career that includes 4 albums, Michel has performed for the Clinton Global Initiative, NPR, CBC Radio, Canadian television and at festivals like Reggae on the River and the Montreal International Jazz Festival, as well as New York City's Carnegie Hall.

More on Emeline Michel on MTV:!

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