Revered as both a torchbearer and a storyteller, jazz vocalist Vanessa Rubin possesses a voice hailed for crystalline
clarity, hearth-like warmth and playful lioness sass. The Cleveland native brings a wealth of diverse influences to her
vocal performance from both the Trinidadian/Caribbean roots of her mother and traditional jazz by way of her
Louisiana-born father. Additional homespun influences include the melodic bell tone clarity of a young Capital
Records recording artist, Nancy Wilson, the fire of Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, the sweet sounds of trumpeter Blue
Mitchell as well as her love of the Motown Sound…especially girl groups like the Supremes.
Rubin’s passion for rich musical stories are evidenced throughout her eight albums thus far plus numerous guest