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Yancie Taylor & Michelle Jacques
September 4 @ 6:00 PM PDT
Jacques was born in New Orleans. She began studying acting, modern dance, tap, ballet and violin, beginning at age seven. As one of the original members of Street Sounds, she has toured throughout the United States and Europe. She was also an original member of Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir. She began to learn about Creole culture, language and history following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Her group Chelle! and Friends commemorates the music of Mardi Gras, New Orleans, performs Creole music, and is made up of Jacques, Rhonda Crane, Jay Lamont and Bryan Dyer, with Donna Viscuso on woodwinds, and Sam Bevan on bass.