American singer who played the role of a bar performer on the television series Ally McBeal for five seasons.
She started playing piano as a child and worked as a backup singer until signing her own recording contract in the late 1980s.
She sang vocals on the song I Need You by James Newton Howard for the 2010 film Love and Other Drugs.
She married producer Mitchell Froom in 2004, and they have a son, Jack.
She was in the running to sing on the duet song The Next Time I Fall with Peter Cetera, but Amy Grant was chosen instead.