Millie Whiteside

Millie Whiteside

Millie Whiteside has an extensive background in both theatre and music. As a stage actress she spent two years on Broadway with City of Angels and performed Off-Broadway in Exit Music. Millie has also appeared in regional theatres around the country, such as in El Capitan (with Dick Shawn) and Leonard Bernstein's Mass at Detroit's Music Hall, Diamond Studs (with Shawn Colvin and The Red Clay Ramblers) at the Palace Theatre in Cleveland and The Warrior Ant at both the American Music Theatre Festival and the Spoletto Festival.

On television, she's been featured as a vocalist on Ellen, Roseanne, Felicity, Providence, The Drew Carey Show, Saturday Night Live (singing backup for Roseanne Cash), Cinemax's The Legendary Ladies of Rock and Roll and HBO's Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (with Halle Berry) and Izzie and Moe (with Jackie Gleason and Art Carney). She was also a vocalist on the films, Just One of the Boys, Hearts of Fire (with Bob Dylan and Fiona) and Clint Eastwood's Space Cowboys.

As a backup singer, Millie has recorded with such well-known artists as Melissa Manchester, Diana Ross, Taylor Dane, Ronnie Spector, Paul Jabara, Julio Iglesias, Perry Como and Carlene Carter.

She has toured with Robert Plant, Peter Allen and Bob Telsen, sung with Shawn Colvin, Judy Collins, Darlene Love, Marc Shaimanĺ─˘s First Fifty Years and was part of the original New York Rock & Soul Revue with Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald, Patti Austin and Phoebe Snow.

Millie was a founding member of the eclectic and award-winning NYC a cappella group, The Accidentals as well as part of the now-defunct, but much-admired recording group, Longhouse.

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