Illinois-born singer known for being a contestant on the tenth season of American Idol. She has also appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
She was a maintenance worker at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
She is an accomplished dancer and toured with the Milwaukee-based dance company Ko-Thi.
Her mother is famed jazz singer Rocio Jurado. She and her husband have two daughters, she also has three stepdaughters through her marriage.
She performed the Corinne Bailey Rae song Put Your Records On for her final solo on American Idol.