Elise LeGrow is a Canadian powerhouse vocalist who melds fiery passion and sophistication with just a hint of sandpaper grit. With a thunderous rasp, spellbinding style, and elegant, dynamic mystique, Le Grow has wowed everyone from Questlove to R&B legend Betty Wright. "Elise possesses a flair for crafting a timeless song into her own," says Wright. "She's got voice filled with emotion, strength, and credibility.”
Elise LeGrow’s debut album, Playing Chess, draws from the catalog of Chicago's iconic Chess Records, home to pioneers like Muddy Waters, Etta James, Bo Diddley, and Chuck Berry. Rather than faithfully recreate such revered material, LeGrow's interpretations completely transport these classic tracks to a world where the past and present are inextricably intertwined.