By the time she was in high school she began singing in jazz bands and continued throughout college. While attending Massachusetts College of Art, she was exposed to new ideas of production, writing, and performance.
After graduation, Chantal began singing lead in her own funk/soul band ” Alto Reform School” which featured some of the most talented and respected musicians in Boston.
Keyshia Cole “Take Me Away” cover/ a capella
Chantal moved to Seattle, WA in 2006. While there Chantal went back to her early beginnings, singing with the all female jazz big band “The Mood Swings” and opened a show for R&B star Montell Jordan while singing with the band “Triple Treat”.
During this time Chantal also traveled to Oakland, CA to collaborate with progressive hip-hop group “Triple Ave”. She performed with them in L.A. and Seattle is featured on their album ” True Working Class Heroes.”
Alicia Keyes Unthinkable Cover
Chantal wrote and produced all the songs on the album, which has been very well received and placed on the Grammy ballot in 8 of the most competitive categories in 2010.
She was again placed on the ballot in 5 catagories in 2011. She is now writing songs for her next album with amazing musicians from the Boston area through Naya records and recording at Chillhouse studios in Charlestown, MA.
Rolling in the Deep LIVE Cover
Always looking for opportunities to perform and strengthen her skills, she is the front woman for the long established, 8-piece R&B/funk/soul band “The Rockin’ Soul Horns “. She is a regular performer at Artist Live Boston held at Ryles in Cambridge on Monday nights.
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Contact / Bookings: Chantal Ambroise