Dominique Michalon was created in Sarcelles, France in 1979. Her parents included her with gospel choirs as a female, both for musical fulfillment and hoping of instilling traditional beliefs in their little girl. The family transferred to Martinique when Dominique was 12, of which period she turned stylistic gears, having uncovered the music of Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald. Falling deeply in love with jazz, she started executing locally in the area’s beachfront pubs. Having displayed uncommon skill in her youthful years, Dominique came back to France, this time around to comprehensive her senior high school education in Paris. While learning there she obtained valuable knowledge in musical movie theater and opera. With many years of formal schooling under her belt, Dominique discovered fertile creative earth in New Orleans. She started performing beneath the name Beth Sheba, developing her very own group and touring with gospel/spirit legends Ray Charles and Manu Dibango. As Dominique’s profession picked up vapor, she was asked to audition for it show Nouvelle Superstar, a French edition from the internationally effective Idol franchise. Beneath the stage name Miss Dominique, she astonished viewers all around the French speaking globe, making it towards the program’s last round. Though not really triumphant (probably because of her home isle of Martinique not really being permitted vote) Dominique was agreed upon to Sony/BMG’s Vogue label. Her debut disk Une Femme Battante arrived in the very best 20 on French graphs.