Welsman is the granddaughter of Frank Welsman, founder and first conductor of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Her album “I LIKE MEN- Reflections of Miss Peggy Lee”, was voted Top 5 album of the year in USA Today (all genres) in 2010. Carol has performed for such luminaries as Stevie Wonder, Gordon Lightfoot, Herbie Hancock (duet), Djavan and President Bill Clinton. She speaks English, French, Spanish and Italian fluently and also records in these languages.
Carol has toured the world performing from trio to big band to Pops symphony orchestra concerts, captivating audiences and receiving standing ovations. A “Distinguished Alumnus” of Berklee College of Music, Carol is also a prolific songwriter and her songs have been recorded by such artists as Celine Dion, Ray Charles and Chrissy Hinde.
“At a time when female jazz singers have been arriving in waves, she is that rarity – an authentic vocal/instrumental artist who brings an irresistible blend of musicality and lyrical insight to everything she touches.” Don Heckman, L.A. Times