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Térez Montcalm

Térez Montcalm

Térez Montcalm (born Thérèse Montcalm in 1963) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. She describes herself as "a jazz singer with a very 'rock' attitude". As a musician Montcalm sings and plays acoustic guitar, which she has played since a young age, as well as playing double bass. Her influences include artists from a variety of genres, including Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley and Billie Holiday and her music has been compared to that of Edith Piaf and Janis Joplin. Her career started in 1981 and during her early years as a musician, she performed as a warm-up act for bands such as Cowboy Junkies.