Colleen Raye

Colleen Raye: This Is All I Ask

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Product Type: CD
Artist: Colleen Raye

Title: This Is All I Ask
Label: CD Baby
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS

Colleen Raye is an accomplished singer, actress and entertainer. A native of Wisconsin, Colleen began her singing career at age 15 performing in her brother's band, 'The Tradewinds'. One of 7 children, Colleen is from a very music-oriented family and she carried on the tradition by going to college and majoring in music. While in college she performed in musicals, operettas, concert choirs, jazz bands, madrigals and vocal jazz groups. At the age of 19, Colleen performed with the Lovell Ives Jazz Quintet in Green Bay where she met Peter Polzak, an accomplished jazz pianist, and established herself as a jazz vocalist. After winning the 'Horace Heidt Jr.' talent contest in St. Paul, MN, Colleen began performing with the 'Donnie Sanders Show', a nationally touring night club act. Soon after, Colleen met Steve Grimm, a former 'New Christy Minstral' and international performer. They combined their talents to create 'The Steve Grimm and Colleen Raye Show', a successful night club show band. During the eighteen years they were together, they were highly acclaimed. Not only a professional relationship - Colleen and Steve married and had 4 children. All of them are successful musicians in their own rights, Trey Grimm, Jennifer Grimm, Reed Grimm, and Sophia Grimm. The children performed with Steve and Colleen on special occasions at first and then more regularly until the couple seperated. Soon after, Colleen and Steve went their seperate ways. Colleen forged her own music career, including song writing, children's books and music, jingle singing, writing, and producing. Now a successful entertainer in all of these areas, Colleen has created several shows of her own including 'The Girl SIngers of the Hit Parade,' 'The Girl SIngers Christmas Show,' 'Girl SIngers Sirens of the60s,''A Musical Tribute to Patsy Cline' and An Evening At The Cabaret' Colleen has a natural freshness, joined with her superior singing talent, energy and charisma. Whether performing the music of Patsy Cline, jazz standards or a cabaret show, Colleen's versatile, sultry 'white torch soul' voice captivates the listener.

Tracks:
1.1 I Love Being Here with You
1.2 The Folks Who Live on the Hill
1.3 It Might As Well Be Spring
1.4 God Only Knows
1.5 You Took Advantage of Me
1.6 Not While I'm Around
1.7 Hallelujah I Love Him So
1.8 Strangers in the Night
1.9 Tumblin' Tumbleweeds
1.10 Frim Fram Sauce
1.11 That Old Black Magic
1.12 This Is All I Ask

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