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Friday, July 19

Golden Island Presents: Mara Kaye - Dim Sum & Jazz CLXV

Date and time

Jul 19 6:00 PM


Golden Island Dim Sum amp Asian Cuisine
  10660 Camino Ruiz Mira Mesa San Diego, California 92126





Mara Kaye makes her debut at Golden Island Dim Sum amp Asian Cuisine for the 165th Session of Dim Sum amp JazzSeating Begins at 6 pm Music from 630830 pmCall 858 5788800 for reservations Mara Kaye You Got to Make a Change About Mara KayeFor too many years young jazz singers all but ignored the blues but the attention now being paid to the form by outstanding young artists such as Mara Kaye is proof that things are getting better The Wall Street JournalReferred to by Jazz Lives as one of New Yorks great gifts to the world blues and jazz vocalist Mara Kaye is like some lost pocket of the blues that had never been explored in the old days all wrapped up in a ball of 21stcentury Brooklynbred attitude For over a decade she has traveled internationally and throughout the US sharing legendary stages with champions of the genre singing beloved songs of the past with a deep passion and respect for its original storytellers Imagine a new artist with deep roots one with the emotional power and swing of Billie Holiday the deepblue sorrows and joys of Bessie Smith all the while leavened with Brooklyn spice Her heart is in her music and there is no pretense no distance as audiences from Moscow to Lincoln Center have found outMaras voice has been compared to Louis Armstrongs trumpet at a rent party by blues legend Jimmy Vivino and praised by The Wall Street Journal as proof that things are getting better Her debut EP It Had to Be You recorded straighttotape by Bigtone Records was released in February of 2022 and features incomparable piano legend Carl Sonny LeylandMaras debut single the forever iconic love song IT HAD TO BE YOU off of her recent Ep release with BIGTONE RECORDS features incomparable roots and blues piano legend Carl Sonny Leyland and can be heard on steady rotation on LAs premier jazz station KJAZZ 881 FMHer second single DYSTOPIAN BLUES an original tune was featured on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW and performed live on CBS News in 2020 She most recently lent her writing and voice to Brooklyn hiphop legend AZs track NEVER ENOUGH featuring rapper Rick RossShe is a proud faculty member of Centrum Foundations Voice Works program and a past instructor at their Acoustic Blues Seminar in Port Townsend WA teaching voice masterclasses alongside some of the countrys top blues and voice artistsShe continues to teach in San Diego and Los Angeles leading voice workshops and coachings in both cities After a lifetime in New York Mara is thrilled to call California homeWant to know more events happening Golden Island Join our NewsletterLike Dim Sum amp Jazz Check out the rest of the schedule below wwwbardicmanagementcomgoldenislandSee More Eventswwwgoldenislanddimsumcomwwwbardicmanagementcomevents

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