Yvette Norwood-Tiger, vocalist, songwriter, vocal coach, recording artist and The Recording Academy (GRAMMY) voting member, is a Detroit, Michigan native who hails from a family of musicians, including a father who played guitar and a mother who played drums. Yvette is the founder and director of the Palm Beach International Jazz Festival Organization. Yvette’s general repertoire includes jazz standards, bebop, and Latin jazz. She performs with vocally clean and pure interpretations of the great American Songbook, while emphasizing intonation and storytelling. Her vocal styling and texture is often compared to that of Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday. She performs internationally and has sat in several times with jazz orchestra The Cotton Club All Stars at the famous Cotton Club in Harlem, NY. She has also sat in with Latin music artist, Tito Puente, Jr., the late saxophonist David Fathead Newman, family members of Celine Dion, and band members of Spyro Gyra – Jay Beckenstein and Tom Schuman. Yvette resides in South Florida where she performs extensively, including performances at the Raymond F. Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, Boca Black Box and the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County. Yvette has performed SOLD OUT/standing room only concerts all over the world including Royal Albert Hall in London, England, the Muizenberg Jazz Festival in Cape Town South Africa, as well as at one of the top jazz venues in Berlin, Germany (B-Flat Jazz Club). She has also performed at Palais des Beaux-Arts (Bozar) in Brussels, Belgium in addition to various venues in New Jersey, New York and Florida the United States.