Annalee was born in Utah and raised in Oregon. She moved back to Utah to pursue her education and career. She graduated from the University of Utah with Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Composition and Choral Music Education. She furthered her education and earned a Master of Music degree in Instrumental Music Education and Jazz Composition. She recently completed her second master's degree in Education Administration from Southern Utah University and plans to continue making a difference in the world .
She has been playing, singing and composing since she was four years old. She is classically trained, but performs many styles including: jazz, pop, country, rock and roll, blues, Latin, ballads and classical. She is a vocalist, pianist, composer, educator, recording artist, orchestrater and arranger. She has performed for radio and television stations, festivals, concerts, fairs, weddings, restaraunts, clubs, private parties and competitions. She is a 2009 Urban Music Awards Finalist and has performed on New York's television show Crystal Stairs. Musically, her influences are Ella Fitzgerald, Norah Jones, Joss Stone, Neil Diamond, Aretha Franklin, Duke Ellington, and Louie Armstong among others. She loves using music to make a difference in the world, one listener at a time!
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