May Palmer

Soulful, Songstress whether Singing or Speaking

Voice Description

My versatile voice has a soulful undertone that makes for a undeniable presence and impression.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Baby
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Female

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - British
• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer


My Home Base

Lynnwood, Washington, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Lusty British (Cockney), East Indian (with just a touch of cab driver on it!) , Jamcian (Fortune Teller-think Ms. Cleo from the late 90's, New York (let me know how much or how little nasality you want on it) Southern (good enough to sop up with a biscuit!).

My Voice Experience

May Palmer is nationally recognized as possessing one of the truly great singing voices of today! Whether a live performance or studio recording calls for the stylistic demands of jazz, blues, gospel, show tunes, rhythm & blues… even a soul stirring rendition of the ‘Star Spangled Banner’, only one name stands tall among the rest: May Palmer, The Queen of Ivory Soul!

May was taken under the wing of legendary Los Angeles based, vocal coach Seth Riggs whose students include among others ‘Michael Jackson’, ‘Stevie Wonder’ & ‘Natalie Cole’. Upon hearing May’s voice for the very first time via her debut CD he remarked: ‘May’s voice is amazing!”

May has been wowing domestic and international audiences for over fifteen years with her
passionate, high energy performances. She has performed for sold out crowds at the ‘Apollo Theatre’ in New York City. She has also appeared as a featured performer in the showrooms at the ‘The
Riviera’, ‘The Luxor’ and the ‘Excalibur’ casinos in Las Vegas. May was brought in as a headline act at ‘The Voice Club’ in Nagoya, Japan and ‘Black Beard’s Castle’ in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. She has also appeared on BET’s nationally broadcast program “Jazz Discovery” and has been the opening act for ‘Bo Diddley’, ‘The Rippingtons’ and smooth jazz legends ‘Spyro Gyra’.

May’s studio album credits include her original self-penned Debut CD, ‘You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet’ (R&B, 1994), ‘Setting the Standards’ (Jazz/Blues, 1999), ’Hymns To Him’ (Traditional Gospel, 2002).
In 2005, May’s release ‘Mo’ May: A Celebration of the Motown Era’ once proved her vocal versatilty this as a legitimate singer of classic Motown Repertoire.

Throughout her career, May has provided memorable performances to appreciative audiences all over the Pacific Northwest and around the world! High profile venues
include: The International Festival at SeaTac, a 13 week engagement at The Italianissimo Jazz Bistro, featured performances at The Vesper’s Show Room, and her sold out performance of The May Palmer Motown/Soul Christmas Show at the Tulalip Casino. Her international resume includes performances at The Voice Club in Nagoya, Japan, the renowned ‘Mina Salam’ Hotel and the ‘Jumeirah Beach Club Resort in Dubai, U.A.E., The Indigo Pearl Resort and The Royal Marina in Phuket, Thailand. May’s Television appearances include BET’s Jazz Discovery and most recently performances on Seattle King 5’s ’New Day Northwest’ with Host Margaret Larson ,’Evening Magazine’ and ‘Let Jesse By It’.

In 2012, May Palmer continues to be an “in demand” Singer & Performer in both the Public and Private Sectors.

My Training

Rhode Island College

My Studio Equipment

Unknown - Click here to ask May Palmer

Additional Skills

When your situation requires A ‘larger than life’ talent for your event, than the time is right for May Palmer, The Queen of Ivory Soul!

The Queen of Ivory Soul’s claim to fame isn’t only her dynamic personality and singing voice but, May is also a world class master of ceremonies, commercial spokesperson, voice over artist, actress and comedienne too!

Because of May's versatilty and reputation to work with event planners, talent buyers, wedding brides, etc., she continues to be an in-demand singer/performer in both the public and private sectors.

Let May Palmer, The Queen of Ivory Soul be your ‘one stop shopping’ for all things aMAYzing!

Payment Methods Accepted

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In a Sentimental Mood

You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet

How Great Thou Are

At Last