Known for moving audiences with her sweet honey voice and smooth phrasing, Canadian jazz singer/songwriter Christie Grace is a natural entertainer who performs jazz standards and original compositions that infuse modern jazz with pop, folk and R&B influences.
The thrilling release of her debut CD recording, "Late Bloomer", met with critical acclaim. " The culmination of a life's dream, Christie Grace's debut CD rests on that fertile ground where craft and inspiration meet. Musical references that spring to mind include the recent work of Sting, as well as albums by Sade and Michael Franks...make no mistake : Grace's " brushed velvet" voice is the focal instrument on this fine CD. " Good things are sometimes worth waiting for". ~ Russell Hall, Performing Songwriter Magazine
"Christie Grace has a sound that washes over you like sweet honey and fine wine. Every song is as beautiful to listen to as she is to look at". Paul Shaffer, Musical Director of the David Letterman Show
"So many CD's cross my audio threshold. So few make an impact. This one did, does. She does it with style and a wry sense of wearing her heart far too wide-open, on her sleeve. But it is that vulnerability that ultimately makes her songs work...the Late Bloomer has a great voice, a straight from-and-to-the-heart delivery and a good sense of tune crafting it seems to me based on this preliminary outing, late blooming or not! Christie Grace has the stuff!" ~Jurgen Gothe, DiscDrive CBC II