Jazz Singer With Roots at Downs UMC Releases 'Rainy Day'

January 26, 2011

California-bred and Paris-based jazz singer Margeaux Lampley has a new release, "Rainy Day," viewable at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvJNJ6VvZhY&feature=related. Margeaux is the daughter of Drs. Edward and Norma Lampley, and niece of Dr. Yvonne Johnson, members of the Downs Memorial United Methodist Church congregation in Oakland.

Margeaux Lampley gave up a law career in 2008 to study and perform jazz in Paris. Accompanied by some of the best jazz musicians in the city, she quickly became a fixture of the Paris jazz scene.