“Paula West is, quite simply, the finest jazz-cabaret singer around.” –JazzTimes
San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2016
The dusky soulfulness of Paula West returns to the Marin JCC with a new show and signature stylings. Her distinct eclectic repertoire and rich, powerful contralto voice takes the audience beyond the often tagged “cabaret” or “jazz” singer. From memorable jazz standards and American Songbook to rock, each song creates a whole new framework of meaning for American favorites. Treat yourself to an evening of cocktails, candle lit cabaret tables & Paula West on this side of the Golden Gate.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Live Jazz – Paula with jazz trio, reserved table seating options. Concessions: Cocktails/Coffee/Tea/Sweets- Concessions allowed in theater
WHEN: Sat. Oct. 1 @ 8:00pm | Doors @ 7:30 | Cocktails/Concessions open 7:00
WHERE: The Osher Marin JCC, 200 North San Pedro Road, San Rafael.
PARKING: Ample FREE parking.
Accessing the Osher Marin JCC from Highway 101 is effortless, 1/2 mile E off 101.
PAULA WEST: is an American jazz and cabaret singer known for her rich, powerful contralto voice and for her sensitive interpretations of an extraordinarily eclectic selection of songs ranging far beyond jazz standards and cabaret.
Among her national engagements, Ms. West has appeared at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Boston's Scullers, Jazz Aspen and major art festivals like Spoleto USA. Internationally she has performed in Europe, Japan, and Israel. She has shared the bill with luminaries such as Rosemary Clooney, Jimmy Scott, Oscar Brown, Jr., Freddy Cole, Mose Allison, Mavis Staples, and Dave Frishberg. She also performed at The White House in a salute to American writers.
Ms. West has worked with such jazz greats as Bobby Hutcherson, Bill Charlap, Mulgrew Miller, Frank Wess, Victor Lewis, Peter Washington, Regina Carter, Roy Haynes, Eric Reed, and Bruce Barth.