Australian born Madelaine Hart is a singer and songwriter. She writes and gigs as an artist in her own right and also collaborates with other artists and producers.
She collaborated and toured extensively in the UK and Europe with Baxter Dury for the album Happy Soup, playing at venues and festivals such as Brixton Academy, Alexandra Palace, Round House, La Trianon, The Paradiso, Latitude, Primavera and Royal Festival Hall.
For several years Madelain Hart has performed in the trio “Portrait” with her best friend, Steve Kippels, and husband (and producer) Richard Grossman. Richard became more immersed in the production aspects of music, while she continued to write and perform either solo or in various bands, eventually leading her own band.
As a result of her performing, she was granted entrée into the world of broadcast and industrial voice-overs, jingles and on-camera work for nearly one hundred corporations and local businesses.
A sample list includes, Radisson Hotels, 3M Corporation, Minnesota Public TV, Cost Cutters, Walmart (what was I thinking!), IDS/American Express, Phillips Brewing, Verducci Leather, Hormel and a slew of health care organizations such as Allina Health Care, HealtlhPartners, Hennepin County Foster Care, Mercy Medical Center, and Hazelden Treatment Center.
Hart has also had the honor of opening for such renowned artists as jazz legend Mose Allison and blues great Corky Seigel. She has performed extensively throughout the Midwest and Pacific Northwest on college campuses and in coffee houses as well as historic clubs such as Charlotte’s Web and the Earl of Old Town in Chicago. Minneapolis area performances include the renowned Artist Quarter, Williams Pub, the Whole Coffee House and the original University of Minnesota West Bank haunts, the Extempore Coffeehouse and the Triangle Bar.