Vocalist. Born March 6, 1959 in Princeton, N.J.
Broumas studied flute beginning at age 9 at Louise Archer Elementary School in Vienna, Virginia. After moving to Maryland, she attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. After a brief time at Berklee College of Music in 1978, she studied musicology and voice at Vassar College, earning a bachelor’s degree in 1980.
In addition to work as a leader, she was a member of the vocal groups Mad Romance (1983-1985) and Rare Silk (1985-1986).
Broumas maintains a career in arts administration outside of her jazz performing and worked for 18 years at the Kennedy Center.
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Broumas, Jamie. Interview. Interview by W. Royal Stokes, September 27, 1984. W. Royal Stokes Collection. Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Collison, Ellen. “Jamie Broumas Trio.” Cadence, November 1995.
Joyce, Mike. “Broumas Shows Off Her Blues Brass.” Washington Post, February 18, 1994.
Joyce, Mike. “Ballads by Broumas.” Washington Post, December 22, 1990.
Joyce, Mike. “Jamie Broumas.” Washington Post, August 14, 1989.
Stokes, W. Royal. “Jamie Broumas.” Washington Post, October 26, 1982.
Stokes, W. Royal. “Limelight.” Washington Post, October 24, 1982.
Stokes, W. Royal. “Mad Romance: Swinging Sounds.” Washington Post, December 9, 1983.
Stokes, W. Royal. “Broumas’ Journey To Jazz.” Washington Post, December 7, 1984.
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