B A Y A R E A A R T I S T S
- She has several wonderful cds out. And she can swing!
Daria - A good friend and
a great singer with unerring pitch and a terrific Latin feel
fivespot. com - A gathering
spot for a selection of top Bay Area jazz musicians
Jennifer Lee - An expressive and agile singer with her own “cool” sound. And a great person to boot!
Lavay Smith and the Red Hot Skillet Lickers - Inspired by the swinging arrangements of Ellington and Basie and the heartfelt vocal magic of Dinah Washington and Bessie Smith, this diverse band is led by vocalist Lavay and musical director Chris Seibert — two terrific friends with generous hearts and a strong sense of social commitment. They tour internationally.
A R T I S T S O N M Y C D S
S - I couldn't have recorded four of my CDs without Harvie's guidance
and insight. And WHAT A BASS PLAYER!
Erik Friedlander - a
superb cellist who really crosses the boundaries between jazz, classical
Mark Soskin - in addition to playing stellar piano on my first two cds, Twilight World and Dreamsville, Mark did many of the wonderful arrangements on those recordings as well.
David Udolf - A wonderful piano player and accompanist, performing on my "Sky" and "Spring" CDs, and did I happen to mention he's my husband too?
O T H E R A R T I S T S I L I K E
Diane Hubka - great choice
of material on her new CD and a lovely, clear voice
The Gene Lees Jazzletter
- a unique publication which has chronicled jazz and the musicians
who make it since 1981.
M O R E S I T E S F O R T H E
I N S A T I A B L E J A Z Z - O - P H I L E
www.skyjazz.com - Internet radio
from Canada. Look for my occasional feature in "Discovery"
www.kcsm.org - the Bay Areas
- a comprehensive exploration of the Bay Area jazz scene: artists, performances, reviews and more
- a great site providing links to the web pages of dozens of female
American Popular Song- a resource for a number of popular songwriters and singers
Jazzsingers - the ultimate site providing links to and information about almost every jazz singer on the internet!
Cohen's Jazz History Site - Information about under acclaimed jazz
artists like Gigi Gryce
BC Jazz Magazine - Guide to Jazz and World Music
Pacific Coast Jazz - a world class boutique label that also offers artist management services
RadioIO - internet jazz. A great site programmed by “Dr. Mike”
Musical Playground for Kids - A page of links to History of Jazz, Jazz Music Education, Jazz Associations, Exhibits, Festivals & Museums, and Misc. Jazz Websites