Jazz Vocalist, Indigo

Rochelle Thompson

A native Washingtonian, INDIGO is a performer with exceptional voice range and has been praised as having a great voice," INDIGO presents a sound that is versatile, sultry and exceptional. Her mesmerizing style includes jazz favorites, popular, standard and gospel music.

Her musical career began at the Duke Ellington School for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. In 1992, INDIGO was awarded the "National Young Artist Award from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. This afforded INDIGO the opportunity to appear in a musical review directed by Miss Vinnette Carroll. She is also the recipient of several Individual Artist Grants awarded by the Prince Georges' Arts Council.

INDIGO often works with variety of talented musicians in and around the Metropolitan area. Performances include tributes to Duke Ellington and Strayhorn, Cahn, and Coleman. She has performed at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Kennedy Center, The Carter Baron Amphitheater, Twins Jazz Lounge, and many other venues which include: local nightclubs, fundraisers, and special events.INDIGO has earned several opportunities to perform with such notables as Dee Dee Warwick, Cab Calloway, Doc Dikeman, Ron Elliston, Peabo Bryson, and Miki Howard.

She has performed on such television programs as: BET's Jazz Discovery Program hosted by Angela Stribling, Fox Morning News, and appeared on the Phoenix Program II infomercial. Radio interviews include: WDCU Jazz 90 hosted by Candy Shannon, and WPFW hosted by Ellen Carter. Reviews have also appeared in The Washington Post, The Washington Informer, The Prince George's Journal, and Howard University's Community News.

INDIGO recently received her MBA from the University of Phoenix and is currently involved in writing poetry and short stories.

Contact information:
P.O. Box 704Burtonsville, MD.20866
Phone: (301) 523-9189
Email: paigealso@aol.com
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