Wild Women of Song" at Feinstein's, January 7, 2011


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Pamela Rose to Bring “Wild Women of Song: Great Gal Composers of the Jazz Era," Hit Multi-Media Jazz and Blues Concert, to Feinstein's at Loews Regency Friday, January 7, 2011 at 8:30 pm

NEW YORK, NY, December 13, 2010—Fresh from sold-out performances in London, Los Angeles (The Grammy Museum), San Francisco & Oakland (Yoshi's) and Santa Cruz (Kuumbwa), Bay Area jazz vocalist Pamela Rose will bring her hit multi-media jazz and blues concert “Wild Women of Song: Great Gal Composers of the Jazz Era" to Feinstein's at Loews Regency, 540 Park Avenue in New York City, on Friday, January 7, 2011 at 8:30 pm.

Tickets for the January 7 concert range in price from $40㬸 and are available through Feinstein's website at www.feinsteinsattheregency.com.

Called “a swinging honors course in womankind" by San Francisco magazine, “Wild Women of Song" is a captivating showpiece celebrating the lives, times and music of the often-invisible women songwriters of the Tin Pan Alley era. Projecting carefully collected archival photos, while telling the stories of these women, Rose brings vast musical experience to an emotionally dynamic program that showcases many well-known songs from the Great American Songbook including “Wild Women (Don't Get the Blues)" (Ida Cox), “I'm in the Mood for Love" (Dorothy Fields), “Can't We Be Friends?" (Kay Swift) and “What a Diff'rence a Day Made" (Maria Grever).

Jazz vocalist Pamela Rose, backed by her four-piece band, artfully delivers a cultural retrospective, adding historical elements to the performance. Rose's band includes: Tammy Hall (piano), Ruth Davies (bass), Kristen Strom (saxophone) and Kent Bryson (drums).

Originally from Southern California, Rose began her music career at a young age. Captivated by classic blues singers like Bessie Smith and Ida Cox, Rose put herself through U.C. Berkeley by belting out the blues as a singing waitress. After graduation, Rose toured with Hammond B-3 organist Merl Saunders followed by a run with rock guitarist Chris Cobb. Working with pianist Nate Ginsberg, Rose turned her songwriting efforts toward a Swing-era sound and quickly gained recognition with her debut album “On the Jazzy Side of Blue," which was nominated for two BAMMIE Awards. Her follow-up album, “Every Time I'm With You," gained lavish critical praise and led to several European tours. Her third album “You Could Have it All," released in 2001, attracted national attention and was profiled on NPR's “All Things Considered." In 2006, Rose released “Just for a Thrill," an album that balanced simmering romance with bluesy sass. Rose's current project “Wild Women of Song," released in 2009, has received accolades from critics worldwide.

Who: Vocalist Pamela Rose with her band featuring Tammy Hall (piano), Ruth Davies (bass), Kristen Strom (saxophone) and Kent Bryson (drums)

What: “Wild Women of Song: Great Gal Composers of the Jazz Era," a multi-media jazz and blues concert

Where: Loews Regency, 540 Park Avenue at 61st Street, New York, NY

When: Friday, January 7, 2011; one show only at 8:30 pm (Doors open at 6:00 pm)

Tickets: feinsteinsattheregency.com / (212) 339-4095 $40 for General Admission tickets, $60 for Premium Seating + $25 food/beverage minimum; taxes and fees not included

This story appears courtesy of Carolyn McClair Public Relations.
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