JACOB H. CARRUTHERS FOR INNER CITY STUDIES
Tammy McCann Simpkins
Tammy McCann -Simpkins is a veteran Jazz, Gospel, and Classical vocalist, a mother of three children and a life-long Chicago Native.
Tammy began her vocal career as a teenager under the classical tutelage of the renowned Dr. Lena McLin, at Kenwood Academy High School in Chicago. She performed her first Opera at 15, and went on to receive a scholarship for classical voice at Virginia Union University.
She has performed all over Chicago, at such venues as the Park West, Jazz Bulls, the Backroom. Green Dolphin Street, Jazz Oasis, Pops for Champaign, the Cotton Club, and several featured appearances on the "The Bernie Mac Show."
Tammy has also performed for audiences all over the world, including Italy, France, Germany Japan, Lisbon, Croatia, Slovenia, and Belgium. Tammy sings in Italian, French, German and Latin.
Tags:Gospel, Jazz, Vocal
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