Chloe Louise Brisson

Vocalist // Songwriter // Creative

Born in the mountains of New Hampshire, Chloe Louise was raised on a musical diet of Folk, Jazz, Blues, and Jam Bands. Lucky to have music loving parents, her house resonated with the sounds of The Grateful Dead, Steely Dan, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor, Cheryl Wheeler, and the like.

As a young musician she was drawn to Jazz specifically, learning under artists such as Sheila Jordan, Ralph Peterson, Jason Moran, Dominique Eade and others. After nearly 15 years of intense Jazz study and attendance at some of the worlds most prestigious conservatories, Brisson experienced a shift in interest towards other genres of music - many of the same sounds she was raised on.

Having been deeply affected by her 2019 artist residency experience aboard the Antigua Tallship in the Arctic Circle of Svalbard, Chloe Louise began to re-evaluate her musical path and the ways in which she could further deepen and demonstrate her love of storytelling through her music.

This shift included taking time away from the academic world in pursuit of some 'real-life' experiences, resulting in a 3 year period in which Brisson worked in the sugarbushes of Vermont, making maple syrup. During this period Chloe Louise continued to play and compose music on her own, incubating a sound and voice that is now re-emerging as she steps back into the music community.

Awards/Residencies

Arctic Circle Residency, 2019

Betty Carter Jazz Ahead, 2017

Student Downbeat Award (Best Undergraduate Vocal Soloist), 2016

PDX Jazz Forward Competition Finalist, 2016

Presidential Acknowledgement Award, New England Conservatory, 2014

YoungArts Awardee, 2013

Grammy Jazz Session, 2013

Education

New England Conservatory of Music, Bachelor's Degree - Jazz Voice Performance, 2014-2017 

Berklee Global Jazz Institute, Master's Degree - Contemporary Performance & Jazz Studies, 2017-2018

Berklee Global Jazz Institute, Post-Graduate Fellowship, 2018-2019