The rich laughter that punctuates Diane White's speech at regular intervals conveys a great deal about her personality: she is exuberant, passionate and sensual.
Diane's unique style resounds with her intense love of life, her seductive relationship with the arts and the polished professionalism that flows from formal musical studies all elements of her personal dedication to entertainment.
As a performer, she's performed big band, funk and musical theatre; her talents include trombone, piano and song writing; she's an actress and a model; she's performed voice-overs; music for television productions and she was one of the producers on her debut album Pure & Simple.
Diane's formal education included work with Canadian jazz gurus Mohammed Abdul Al Kabbyr, Andrew Homzy, Charles Ellison and Dave Turner en route to a Jazz Studies degree in Fine Arts from Montreal's Concordia University.
Diane has an unquenchable thirst for diversity savouring the classic style of Billie Holiday, the sassy tones of Sarah Vaughn and the funky sounds of Horace Silver.
Diane's innate ability to make innovations resonate with the jazz tradition is one of the secrets of her award-winning career. By popular demand, her ubiquitous tones have been heard at the Montreal International Jazz Festival, Ottawa International Jazz Festival, in New York City and of course in her hometown of Ottawa.