Equally at home singing R&B, gospel, house, pop, jazz and cabaret, Suzanne Palmer boasts impeccable credentials. The daughter of a jazz pianist, she grew up on Chicago’s south side. By age sixteen she was performing professionally. She has appeared on albums with Angela Bofill, Jeff Lorber and Terry Callier. Earth, Wind and Fire’s Maurice White signed her to a solo recording project after hearing her winning performance on New York’s nationally televised “Show Time at the Apollo.” Palmer toured Europe with the Victory Singers, a renowned Chicago gospel choir. In Poland, at the prestigious Sopot International Pop Festival, she competed against singers from sixteen countries to win the Best Solo Vocalist award. She appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” accompanying Gloria Estefan on her 1996 Olympic Games anthem, “Reach.” The February 1998 issue of Jazziz magazine declared Palmer a winner in its talent search for “Voices of the New Jazz Culture.