Diane Schuur (b. December 10, 1953 in Tacoma, Washington) is an American jazz singer and pianist. Blinded at birth due to a hospital accident, the talented and effervescent singer, nicknamed "Deedles," has earned the admiration of many of jazz's greatest musicians. Two-time Grammy winner Diane Schuur is considered one of contemporary jazz's leading vocalists. Schuur has headlined many of the world's most prestigious music venues, including Carnegie Hall and The White House and has toured the world performing with such greats as Stan Getz, B.B. King, Dizzy Gillespie, Maynard Ferguson, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, and Quincy Jones.