KAREN YOUNG (b 1951 )
As a singer, song-writer and arranger,
Karen Young is one of the ground-breaking figures of jazz in Qubec, and has
never ceased to explore many different musical genres. In 1993 she performed
her own musical marathon over five nights in as many concerts, exploring classical
music, jazz, world music, country, folk and rock. Her eclecticism and knowledge
of many musical styles has permitted her topresent works ranging from neo-medieval
to modern jazz.