April, a Florida native, has roots steeped in southern tradition,
music and culture. Her deep roots in southern gospel and
blues combine with urban soulfulness and sophistication,
to create music that’s pure, gutsy, and unmistakably
authentic.

April’s voice is an instrument of astonishing beauty and
versatility,capable of ranging from the subtlest nuance
to the most powerful soul-drenched belting with equal
ease and mastery. But her focus is always on singing
the song, in the tradition of classic singers like Joe
Williams, Nat King Cole, Ray Charles and Tony Bennett.

In 1993 April graduated from Berklee College of Music,
where she received the prestigious Louis Armstrong
Performance Award. She has done projects for Atlantic


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Records under the direction of Arif Mardin and for the likes of Melissa Manchester, Bette Midler
and Chaka Khan and appeared on stage with artists such as Al Jarreau, Jim Ed Brown, Helen
Cornelius, Rosemary Clooney, Dinah Shore, and Livingston Taylor.For the past 12 years, she
has been recording and performing with New England's finest musicians, including Gray
Sargent, Tim Ray, Marshall Wood, Kenny Hadley, Dino Govoni, Jon Damian, Less Harris Jr.,
Bruce Gertz, Tom Hall, Bob Neiske, Jerry Bergonzi, John Lockwood, Marty Balue and New
Orleans's Amadee Castenell, just to name a few.

Her graceful looks and powerful presence have captivated audiences at every conceivable
venue, from night-clubs like The Regattabar and Scullers Jazz Club to the fine ballrooms of the
Copley Plaza and Ritz Carlton, to the mansions of Newport, from intimate parties on the
Vineyard to Boston's infamous Hatch Shell.

April is also an award winning songwriter, and her music has been featured on Boston's
"Women in Music" series and on "The Coffeehouse” and featured on Boston’s Premier
Jazz Show, “WGBH’s Eric in the Evening” and the nationally syndicated "Jazz After Hours"
with PRI's Jim Wilke. In addition to her ongoing performances, Hall also continues to
work with students across the country holding master classes in modern vocal
techniques and on the subject of "Songwriting in a Free Society".