Canadian born, L.A. based Diane Pancel is a seasoned artist, performer and songwriter, drawing inspiration from her Portuguese/Hungarian background to give her music a strong sense of international soul.
Involved in the jazz & blues scene, she has worked and shared the stage with such artists as David Foster, Nelly Furtado, Matt Dusk, Anna WIlson, Louise Rose, Morry Stearns, Misha Tsiganov, Tobin Stokes and the late Linton Garner. She was 1st runner up to the Canadian National Singing Competition which gave her the opportunity to work and record in Nashville with such artists as Garth Brooks’ fiddle player Rob Hajacobs.
Some highlights in Diane's career has been being the 2010 AMWAY IBO Talent winner beating out over 1500 entries and winning for all of North America. She has also produced and co-written a one woman show called, "Ladies of Hollywood" which pays tribute to the music of Doris Day, Marilyn Monroe and Judy Garland receiving rave reviews from Cabaret Scenes.
Diane is also currently in the studio working on her next album due out this summer!