Morganne

Morganne Picard represents the dawning of a new era! An avant garde artist that mixes the past, present and future, Morganne has a presence that transcends the norm. Morganne is a chanteuse, blending haute couture and jazz.

Morganne is an eclectic mixture that must be seen to be fully appreciated.  Decked out in haute couture, replete with magnificent chapeaux  from her legendary collection, Morganne’s electric fusion of Jazz, Blues, Latin, Reggae, Trip Hop, Chill-Out , Lounge and vintage R&R , results in a thrilling repertoire you’re not likely to experience anywhere.

This singer-songwriter is a native of Quebec and has toured the world from Paris to Los Angeles, Tokyo to New York.  Morganne has generated powerful press and developed a dedicated following of fans who flock to where ever she performs.

Decked out in haute couture, replete with magnificent chapeaux  from her legendary collection, Morganne’s electric fusion of Jazz, Blues, Latin, Reggae, Trip Hop, Chill-Out , Lounge and vintage R&R , results in a thrilling repertoire you’re not likely to experience anywhere.

From her dazzling performance at LA’s landmark Walt Disney Concert Hall’s inaugural gala to her renowned LA Eyeworks’ print campaign, the incomparable chanteuse and former Vogue model Morganne Picard is mesmerizing Los Angeles audiences and Hollywood filmmakers are taking notice!  The press raves, “Exotic, dynamic and thoroughly gorgeous – her alluring presence and various costume changes per night, is only exceeded by her singing ability.  Oh does she sing!”  And oh, is she busy.  Queen of the Underground has ascended to Hollywood’s “Divine Diva” and LA can’t get enough of her!  Mix a phenomenal live singing ability with a provocative stage presence, and you have one of the rare breed of singers invited to perform at the finest venues and most exclusive Hollywood parties without the benefit of representation or a record deal.  This charming and soulful indie pioneer hasn’t had the time to focus on mainstream validation, her laid back philosophy is rather, let mainstream come to her.  And it sure is!

Morganne’s singing and modeling career skyrocketed in Paris in her early teens, where she was snatched up and signed by Warner Brothers’ International.  Her exquisite looks and prodigious live vocal talent catapulted her into the limelight singing at the famous Parisian nightclub Les Bains Douches, starring in films and commercials, and modeling for print and runway around the World. Later Morganne moved to New York where she honed down her Jazz career, and sang at such notorious venues as the Blue Note and Nell’s. Upon relocating to Los Angeles, the city warmly embraced her European flare and a loyal and devoted fan base gradually blossomed.

As a student of opera, ballet, belly dancing and mime, this triple threat entertainer thrives in a live setting as she amalgamates a plethora of talent into an unforgettable show that has heated up the hippest nightclubs and venues worldwide.  Decked out in haute couture, replete with magnificent chapeaux  from her legendary collection, Morganne’s electric fusion of Jazz, Blues, Latin, Reggae, Trip Hop, Chill-Out and vintage R&R , results in a thrilling repertoire you’re not likely to experience anywhere.  This glamorous, globetrotting artist has performed at the House of Blues, Montreal Jazz Festival, and opened for megastar Barbra Streisand at the Kodak Theater as well as The Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl.  She has also entertained at such elite functions as Mercedes-Benz’ Los Angeles Fashion Week, Stella McCartney’s “Absolut Stella” soiree, opening of the W Hotel and of the Music Box- Henry Fonda Theater.  Performed for  the  Museum of Contemporary Art, Veuve Clicquot, Evian, TV Guide, Flaunt Magazine, Women’s Wear Daily, Architectural Digest, Mercedes Benz’ Classic Center, BMG’s Grammy party, Shindler House MAK Fashion Show, Directors Guild of America, Warner Brothers, Taurus Stunt Awards, and for the International Human Rights Day in Los Angeles just to name a few. Morganne’s most exciting personal accomplishment was achieved when she was invited by the UNITED NATIONS to be an honorary artist of the new initiative “Artists for the United Nations” a partnership between Global Vision for Peace and the UN – with an honorary committee including his holiness the Dalai Lama. She was also recognized with an award of achievement for her extraordinary volunteering in arts, education and programming for the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department. Morganne appeared in the award-winning silent film Birth of Babylon as Mabel Normand, the “Queen of Comedy” from the silent era, and is now in phase two working on Babylon Revisited also starring Jennifer Tilly. Recently Morganne sang at the ‘Film Your Issue’ Awards hosted by USA Today, Disney & the U.N. , with guest speaker Mayor Villaraigosa . Also sang for ELLE Décor, Simply Singing Divas, DeBeers and Minotti’s.

In 2007 Morganne headlined with Eartha Kitt at Diva Bling. Morganne wrote a song for designer Maggie Barry’s new perfume ‘Dangerous Love’, and is the spokes- model-singer of the perfume.   Morganne also entertained for the 100th year Anniversary of Neiman Marcus, Stephen Webster at Chateau Marmont, press acclaimed redwhite+bluezz- Wine Bar & Grill, Barclay Butera & ELLE Décor’s "Children's Action Network Fundraiser, Western Interiors & Thomas Lavin’s  MIX Event sponsored by Moet et Chandon’s new 10 Cane rum, 13 minutes Magazine launch party during LA Fashion Week  Fall 07 , featuring designer Maggie Barry, Genlux Magazine's Fall 07 Issue “La Vie En Rose”, and for the one and only The Museum of Women located in Dallas, Texas where Morganne also sang for the award winning opening of Hotel Palomar, a Kimpton Hotel.