Indulge in Memories is featuring Dee Dee McNeil, a songwriter, poet, journalist, producer, playwright and especially a singing marvel with tremendous personality and breathtaking vocals. With her graceful style and nostalgic sentiment, she will create a surprisingly magical ambiance for any event!
Ms. McNeil has performed in over a dozen countries worldwide, entertaining in Singapore, Shanghai, Indonesia, Germany, France, Spain, Austria, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, Japan, Argentina, Dubai and Chili. By special request, she sang for the King and Queen of Bangkok at the Oriental Hotel in Thailand.
As a Motown Records songwriter in her native Detroit, Michigan, several music giants have recorded her songs including Diana Ross & the Supremes, Gladys Knight & the Pips, David Ruffin, Edwin Star, The Four Tops, Nancy Wilson, Rita Marley, Kiki Dee, Jonah Jones, Side Effect, Rapper “Styles” and the original Rap group, The Watts Prophets, of which Ms. McNeil was a member.
Currently residing in Los Angeles, California, she performs in local venues while also vocal coaching. Dee Dee has been the Director of Artist Development at California College of Music in Pasadena and has produced concerts in the Southern California area. She won the BET (Black Entertainment Television Network) “Jazz Discovery Contest” in 2001 and appeared in concert on BET’s internationally syndicated television program. Her book of Haiku Poetry entitled “Haiku In My Neighborhood,” with photographs by Roland Charles, was published in 2009 and is selling worldwide. Recently singing with the Bennie Maupin 20 piece orchestra at the California Jazz Foundation Concert in Pasadena and performing in concert in Dubai, she stays busy entertaining the world. She continues to write songs, and her original music was recorded on albums released by Robert McCarther and Peggy Duquesnel.
For more information see www.deedeemac.com.