SAMARA JOY at Scullers Jazz Club
Fri, September 16, 2022
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Samara Joy has a wonderful voice. By her choice of repetoire, she invites comparison with the great singers who have influenced her, particularly Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, who she has also studied intently. But her respectful interpretations balances tradition with the freshness of youth, and more contemporary influences, with the result that her voice has a timeless quality thats pure jazz. Adam Seiff - londonjazznews.comWith a voice as smooth as velvet, SAMARA JOYs star seems to rise with each performance. Although having only recently celebrated her 21st birthday, Samara has already performed in many of the great jazz venues in NYC, including Dizzys Club Coca Cola, The Blue Note, and Mezzrow, in addition to working with jazz greats such as Christian McBride, Pasquale Grasso, Kirk Lightsey, Cyrus Chestnut, and NEA Jazz Master Dr...