#WORLDCLASS Lou Altman - Page 48

She has children and grandchildren but the way she looks does little to give that away. Serenity Stewart is a talented 58 year old jazz singer and entertainer. She has Greek, Scot and Irish roots. She grew up in a large family in the suburbs of Detroit. She describes her upbringing as old American, mid-western which meant she was always dressed up. To this day, she unsurprisingly still retains beautiful style and fashion. From childhood, Serenity was given many chores to do because she was naturally responsible. She would do her best to complete the daily tasks early, in time to watch her favorite shows. She had a keen interest in talk shows where she could watch Hollywood celebrities and get to know what was going on in the entertainment industry. Her mum had a music collection in the basement. Serenity would spend her Sunday afternoons listening to these records from the 40s and 50s. With time, she fell in love with jazz music. Her family is a musical family. She says her mother would play the 4 8 W O R L D C L A S S M AG A Z I N E S . C O M | JA N UA RY 2 0 1 5