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Deja Nielsen is a jazz and soul singer.  Nielsen names Sarah Vaughan, Luther Vandross, Anita Baker, and others as powerful influences on her sound.  The sound is silky and smooth like satin sheets.  Yet, she is powerful and makes you feel the love and fun that are constant  themes in her music.  Deja believes in the power of music and wishes to  bring joy to others through her performances.

Deja was born in Opelika, AL but grew up in North Florida.  She has been living in Europe since her marriage to René Nielsen. He is a music producer and song writer.  The pair work closely together.  Deja is one of Jehovah's Witnesses. She has enjoyed living a quiet life on the Costa Blanca since 2009.  


On My Mind

1- René Nielsen. He's so kwazy, but I love him.

2- Jacob Collier. Listening to 

Feel from his album 

Djesse Vol. 2 on repeat day and night.


3- Bread and melted cheese.

4- Otters.

5- Snarky Puppy again, for a their new album Empire Central.

6- The history podcast American 

Scandal.  It is informative and eye-opening.  

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Fabulous night from Disco

to the best Diva legends,

just had to get up and dance!

Jackie Doogs  recommends 
Deja Nielsen Live.

August 17, 2018 · 

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