Geri Childs is a familiar face to Ottawa audiences. Her repertoire mixes jazz and contemporary standards.
Beyond her live shows, her professional background includes voice coaching,and vocal performances on radio, television and animation specials.
She recorded the CD Intimate State of Mind with Mark Ferguson, the well known Ottawa musician and arranger. It was released in 1997.
In that same year, Geri moved outside Canada to begin what turned into a series of postings abroad. She lived in Trinidad, New York City and Seattle over the next 13 years.
Living abroad enabled Geri to broaden her musical experiences even more. She performed with the Desperadoes, an internationally acclaimed steel pan orchestra, and a number of Caribbean jazz artists while living in Trinidad and was a member of a 20-voice professional jazz choir in Manhattan.
Now re-established in Ottawa, Geri continues to sing, using the various themes and influences she has acquired to delight music lovers with captivating performances that range from lighthearted to soulful and torchy.