Pepi Lemer started performing at a very early age having been trained in voice, dance and performance.
She appeared in many stage shows and musicals, and throughout a long and varied career she went on to become a backing singer, jazz performer and vocal coach.
As a backing singer in the late 60’s and 70’s she worked with and alongside:
• The Beatles • Madonna • Rolling Stones • Cliff Richard • Jerry Lee lewis • Little Richard • Tina Turner • Eric Clapton • Celine Dion • Duanne Eddie with the ‘Art Of Noise’.
Also in the seventies she created, with the bassist Jeff Clyne, the legendary jazz fusion group ‘Turning Point’, using a vocalese style of singing. They went on to become Britain’s No.1 jazz fusion group of that time with two acclaimed albums.
Her jazz credits working with and alongside include:
• Kenny Wheeler • John Dankworth • John Surman • Stan Tracy • Mike Gibbs • Arturo Sandaval
Barbara Thompson • Ian Carr • Gary Husband.
Her teaching career has also been diverse, spanning the Spice Girls, the comedy actress Jennifer Saunders, through to the presenter Graham Norton and including many other pop and soul artists.