Sharon Rae North

Sharon Rae North, a talented singer, sings jazz (straight ahead, contemporary, smooth standards). The Grammy Awards’ Best Jazz Vocal Album category saw her latest album, a Smooth Jazz/Adult Contemporary EP called Sincerely Yours. It was the first ballot contender. Chris “Big Dog”, a two-time Grammy nominee, produced the album’s first single. It was a cover version of Sting’s “Sister Moon” and soared to #4’s Top 50 Albums. The album is currently charting and being played on many playlists around the world. It charted in the U.S. as well as the U.K., where the song reached #14 on U.K. Soul Chart. Sincerely Yours will be a juggernaut and will propel her career in a new direction. . Her final CD, “Gee Baby”, was a collection of jazz standards that followed the lead of her first studio album, “The Way You Made Me Feel”, which is a Smooth Jazz/Adult Contemporary project. It continues to be airplayed in international markets and has received a lot of praise. Sharon sounds as good live as in the studio. She gives a great performance and has performed for numerous national acts including Joe Sample, the Jazz Crusaders and Patti LaBelle. She has opened for many artists, including Chaka Khan and Lalah Hathaway, Stanley Clark and Poncho Sanchez, Chuck Mangione, Chuck Mangione as well as Bob Baldwin, Bob Baldwin, Bob Baldwin, Bob Baldwin, and others. Baldwin expressed interest in working with Baldwin after her performances at Jazz at Maymont in Richmond, Va. She has performed in venues all over the United States, including Atlanta’s Georgia Aquarium and The Metropolitan Room in New York City. Natalie’s in Columbus. Ohio. Blu Jazz in Akron. Ritz Carlton Reynolds Plantation. Capital Ale Concert Hall, Richmond, VA. Isaac Hayes Restaurant, Memphis. Twins Jazz in D.C. James River Cellars, Richmond, VA. CenterStage, Richmond, VA. Fridays at Sunset. Jazz at Maymont, Richmond, VA. Durham Summer Music Series, NC. Sharon has recorded and performed with some of the most prominent musicians in the industry including Will Downing, Phil Perry (Alex Bugnon), Maysa, Gerald Albright, Will Downing and Will Downing. Fred “Freddyboy”, vocalist/vocal arranger Fred “Freddyboy”, James Lloyd (Pieces of a Dream), James Lloyd (Isaac Hayes), Will Downing), James Lloyd (“Pieces of a Dream”), and pianist Frank “Buzz”) Amato (Curtis Mayfield). from

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