Oleta Adams
American singer
Oleta Adams
Oleta Adams is an American soul, jazz, and gospel singer and pianist.
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Jaimie Etkin: 'The Voice' Recap: Meet The Smog Technician Heartthrob
Huffington Post - over 4 years
"The Voice" has shown its audience some mercy by airing only an hourlong episode on Tuesday night, which means we're coming down the home stretch of blind auditions. Despite its shortened length, the installment included a very mixed bag of performers: a 55-year-old bus driver, a former pop-punk frontwoman and a man who's been deemed the "Smog Technician Heartthrob." var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList=517489726&height=315&width=600&sid=577&videoGroupID=138596&relatedNumOfResults=100&relatedMode=2&relatedBottomHeight=60&hasCompanion=true&cbCustomID=videoCompAdDiv&autoStart=false&colorPallet=%23FF0000&videoControlDisplayColor=%23191919&shuffle=0&continuous=true"; if (typeof(commercial_video) == "object") { src_url += "&siteSection="+commercial_video.site_and_category; if (commercial_video.package) { src_url += "&sponsorship="+commercial_video.package; } } document.write( ...
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Commodore, Duncan and Spears: Tribute to Nick Ashford and Jerry Lieber at the ... - Jazz Police
Google News - over 5 years
Her recording credits include work with Oleta Adams, Jimmy McGriff, pop bands Iffy and B-3, and local jazzers Fat Kids Wednesday, as well as her own recordings, including her most recent, I Thought About You (2006, FS Music)
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Al via la nuova stagione del Blue Note - Varese News
Google News - over 5 years
In cartellone grandi artisti italiani ed internazionali da Charlie Watts a Oleta Adams, da Stacey Kent a Nicola Conte, da Simona Bencini a Patrizio Fariselli e Paolino dalla Porta. Si inizia venerdì 2 settembre Ha inizio venerdì 2 settembre la nuova ... - -
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Málaga viaja en una canción - Sur Digital (Andalucía)
Google News - over 5 years
En la firma comparten catálogo con artistas como la cantante de jazz Oleta Adams, BJ Thomas ('Hooked on a Feeling') o Janis Siegel, ganadora de nueve Grammys con The Manhattan Transfer. Bajo el sello de Sugo Music han rodado cuatro videoclips con los
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Jeanne Arland Peterson: A jazz genie - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
"I brought Mom with me to a concert I did with Oleta Adams at BB King's in New York City in 2006. Oleta is a huge fan of Mom's. As Oleta does every night, she introduced the band. When she got to me, she also announced my mom's name from stage and said
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Cor Bakker en Edsilia Rombley - Telegraaf.nl
Google News - over 5 years
„Ik werd gevraagd voor een tourtje met Oleta Adams en toen heb ik me eigenlijk pas voor het eerst goed in die muziek verdiept en ontdekt hoe rijk die muziek is en hoe vernuftig die in elkaar zit. Om die bijzondere galm te krijgen hingen ze bijvoorbeeld
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Gluren bij de Buren: David Hasselhoff gaat niet naar het Songfestival - Eurosong
Google News - over 5 years
Cor deed het Motownconcert al jaren geleden met Oleta Adams. Edsilia werkt aan haar nieuwe Nederlandstalige album en tegelijkertijd werkt ze ook aan een Engelstalig project waar Leo BLokhuis het repertoire voor uitzoekt. Jan Smit (commentator ESF 11)
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Yes Gouda jazz - Radio Centraal
Google News - over 5 years
De ster van de avond is Oleta Adams, die met haar band speciaal voor Yes Gouda Jazz uit Amerika naar Nederland komt, met dank aan de sponsoren die dit financieel mogelijk hebben gemaakt! Naast Oleta Adams treedt een keur van artiesten op,
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Tierra concert is slated in Fontana July 30 - Fontana Herald-News
Google News - over 5 years
Tierra continues Center Stage's 2011-2012 season on the heels of Grammy Award-winner Oleta Adams, who will appear on Friday, July 15. “It is such an honor to launch our new 2011-2012 season with these top celebrities. We are excited about our new lower
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Top 5 Carmageddon date ideas - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
If you live in the area, walk to a water taxi stop and for $1 you can go to 7 locations throughout the Marina and end up at Burton Chase Park where Oleta Adams will be performing. You might enjoy it so much, that you'll come back again for Tito Puente,
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It's Center Stage for Oleta Adams - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Google News - over 5 years
Every time Grammy-nominated recording artist Oleta Adams performs, her goal is to make a connection with her audience - even if it's an audience of one. "There is a place inside that fills with such joy when you know
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Oleta Adams will perform at Center Stage Theater in Fontana - Fontana Herald-News
Google News - over 5 years
Since the runaway success of her 1990 debut album “Circle of One” (which went platinum) and the impassioned hit single “Get Here” (the Brenda Russell composition that became an unofficial anthem of the 1991 Gulf War), Adams has inspired a growing
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The Weight Of All This Melody: An Interview With Dan Bejar Of Destroyer - The Quietus
Google News - over 5 years
White soul boys appropriating a 'black' sound, which probably reached its nadir when Tears For Fears thanked Oleta Adams for 'authenticating our soul' on the sleeve of 'Sowing The Seeds Of Love'. With Sibel's presence, alongside Kara Walker's on Kaputt
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IN THE CLUBS: Parties, shows and nightlife - The Patriot Ledger
Google News - over 5 years
Jazz and R&B singer Oleta Adams opens a weekend at Scullers in Boston. The Dogmatics reprise classic Beantown punk at the Paradise. Norwell's Les Sampou sings at Sally O'Brien's in Somerville. The new Toby Keith's I Love This Bar is open at Patriot
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Oleta Adams
    FIFTIES
  • 2006
    Age 52
    Adams released her first Christmas album on October 3, 2006, entitled Christmas Time with Oleta.
    More Details Hide Details A new secular album entitled Let's Stay Here, was released on April 21, 2009, by E1 Music.
  • 2004
    Age 50
    In 2004, Adams reunited with Tears for Fears once again as she made a surprise guest appearance onstage at their Kansas City concert, performing "Woman in Chains".
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  • FORTIES
  • 2001
    Age 47
    In 2001, Adams released her sixth album, All The Love, a return to an R&B/Adult contemporary sound.
    More Details Hide Details The album was re-released in 2004 in Germany with a different title I Can't Live a Day without You.
  • 1998
    Age 44
    In 1998, she toured as a guest vocalist on Phil Collins's Big Band Jazz Tour.
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  • 1995
    Age 41
    Her 1995 release, Moving On, saw Adams move more in the direction of R&B, and she also reunited with Roland Orzabal for the duet "Me and my Big Ideas" on the Tears For Fears album Raoul and the Kings of Spain the same year.
    More Details Hide Details Two years later she released the Christian themed album Come Walk with Me.
  • 1994
    Age 40
    Adams stated that she never had a passion to get married but on January 17, 1994 she and Cushon were involved in the Los Angeles earthquake.
    More Details Hide Details Adams referred to this as a sign from God that she was ready to get married. Studio albums Holiday albums Compilations
    In 1994, Adams married drummer John Cushon at a United Methodist church in Kansas City, where they both taught Sunday School.
    More Details Hide Details They met in 1980 while working on a demo tape for Adams.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1991
    Age 37
    The album received much critical acclaim, and (after a slow start) eventually peaked at #1 in the UK in 1991 after she scored her biggest hit to date with her Grammy nominated cover of Brenda Russell's "Get Here".
    More Details Hide Details The song reached the UK and US top 5 and became popular during the 1991 Gulf War conflict as families of deployed troops in the region embraced the tune as a theme song. 1991 also saw Adams sign to independent music publisher Fairwood Music (UK) Ltd. and contribute to the Elton John/Bernie Taupin tribute album, Two Rooms, on which appeared her version of John's 1974 hit "Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me". Adams' version became another top 40 hit in the UK. Her next album, Evolution (1993), was also a commercial success, making the UK top 10. It also featured her self-penned adult contemporary single "Window of Hope".
  • 1990
    Age 36
    Following her work with Tears For Fears, Adams was offered a recording contract by their label, Fontana Records, and restarted her solo career in 1990, assisted by Orzabal, who co-produced her new album, Circle of One.
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    Adams embarked on a world tour with Tears For Fears in 1990, performing by herself as the supporting artist at the start of each show, and remaining onstage throughout the Tears For Fears set where she would provide piano and vocals.
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  • 1989
    Age 35
    In 1989, the album was released and the single "Woman in Chains", sung as a duet by Adams and Orzabal and with Phil Collins on drums, became her first hit.
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  • 1985
    Age 31
    In 1985, Adams was discovered by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith, founders of the English band Tears for Fears, while she was performing in a hotel bar in Kansas City, Missouri whilst they were on a US tour.
    More Details Hide Details Two years later, they contacted her to invite her to join their band as a singer and pianist on their next album, The Seeds of Love.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1953
    Born
    Born on May 4, 1953.
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