The German-born singer/songwriter/composer Michaela (Misha) Steinhauer has lived most of her musical life in the US and Russia where she studied jazz vocals, performed, toured and recorded 8 CDs with such renowned jazz greats like Wallace Roney, Orrin Evans, Hendrik Meurkens, Roman Stolyar, Aleksey Kruglov and many others. In 2018 she moved back to Germany.Continue reading
“Michaela Steinhauer, whose subtle voice is a breath of fresh air, is not only a singer to look out for, but an arranger with a vision that brings sensibilities of her native Germany and fuses them with jazz in a tasteful seamless fashion that truly exemplifies the universality of this American art form.” – JD Walter
Music? “It’s my life: give me a microphone, and I am where I belong,” says Michaela “Misha” Steinhauer about the art she loves.
That microphone may be in New York or in Moscow, where this witty and energetic jazz singer, composer, and arranger recorded her latest CDs and worked for almost two decades; or in her native country of Germany, where she started singing before she could even walk, as family lore has it. Continue reading
CD Reviews "Dreaming With Eyes Wide Awake"
... Misha is not an art chick but rather heir apparent to the thrush tradition. Bringing forth a set of all originals that sound like Chris Connor trunk songs you never heard, she and the crew are on point throughout knowing just how to deliver late evening brandy sipping music ...