Seattle's Chanteuse Releases Her 3rd Album - Lady in the Gown
The Lady in the Gown project has fifteen jazz tunes including one original title track. The name was inspired by the NPR/KNKX interview from 2016 where she was then to be labeled the Lady in the Gown. Tabor was looking for a fresh sound and decided to collaborate with the wonderful 200 Trio.
Max Holmberg on drums is an inspiration to rhythm and brings a coolness and savvy more seasoned musicians yearn to obtain. Greg Feingold is a bass playing purist, meaning one who can play without electronic amplification. The strength of his strumming is tremendous and subtle at the same time. He commands the stage but allows all around him to shine. Cole Schuster is a beautiful guitarist who keeps a very ďcool customerĒ look on his face while playing monster licks that move your heart and make your mind think. These men have really created a space for Tabor to broaden her song list with great support and respect. You can catch the Seattle Chanteuse and her group performing at standing gigs at Tulaís Jazz Club, The Sorrento Hotel and The Cottage.
Seattle Chanteuse, Jacqueline Tabor is an award-winning vocalist who lives and performs in the Pacific Northwest. This sultry alto has a voice that contains style, passion, and sophistication. Expressive in her approach to a jazz standard, she creates a memorable moment, lures you in, and leaves you
A native of Bellevue, Washington, Tabor graduated from Sammamish High School where she studied music under Jack Halm, a great jazz professor in his own right, who taught in the Bellevue School District and at Seattle Pacific University. Tabor went on to study Music and History at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where she developed a deep understanding of the blues and the origins of jazz music. After taking a break from singing to focus on raising her children, Tabor returned to her hometown of Seattle in 2003. Once reacquainted with the beautiful Emerald City, she began performing more seriously in various clubs and competitions.
In 2004, Tabor worked with accomplished vocalist and Cornish College instructor, Andrienne Wilson. This chance encounter guided her to obtain the skills, techniques, and confidence to seek out an official jazz band for performances and in March 2005, Tabor began her stint with the Black Lab Trio as lead vocalist. This band recognized her talent and allowed her to cultivate a vocal jazz style of her own. In early 2011, while contemplating and envisioning her own progression as a jazz artist, Tabor decided to pursue a solo career and The Jacqueline Tabor Jazz Band was born. This band is the culmination of Taborís personal jazz journey, fantastic musicians, diligence, and good old fashioned hard work. Taborís jazz band is also inspired by one of her family members Ė her godmother, the late, great Edmonia Jarrett. Jarrett was a notable jazz singer whose amazing career and journey of perseverance highly impacted and influenced Tabor, and continues to inspire her to this day.
On March 21, 2011 at Dimitriouís Jazz Alley, Tabor was chosen as the seventh annual Seattle-Kobe Female Jazz Vocalist, an honor bestowed on her by the Seattle-Kobe Sister City Association. Tabor was granted the opportunity to travel and perform in Kobe, Japan at Asahi Hall. This journey was invaluable to Taborís career and her life. Inspired by her experience in Japan, Tabor released her debut album What a Wonderful World (2011). Tabor received Earshot Jazzís Golden Ear Award for NW Vocalist of the Year. Her second album The Jazz in You (2012) was recorded live by KNKX Jim Wilke at the Seattle Jazz Vespers in 2014. This project received national acclaim and exposure
to the airways.
Track Names and Times
1. On Green Dolphin Street 4:11
2. I Canít Give You Anything but Love 4:14
3. Autumn Leaves 3:05
4. Misty 4:23
5. Lady in the Gown 2:58
6. Caravan 1:32
7. Tight 3:08
8. When Lights are Low 3:48
9. Dindi 3:31
10. I Fall in Love Too Easily 2:35
11. Thatís All 2:47
12. Mood Indigo 4:51
13. It Could Happen to You 4:17
14. Never Make a Move Too Soon 2:39
15. Crazy He Calls Me 4:58
Players and Instruments:
Jacqueline Tabor: vocals
Cole Schuster: guitar
Greg Feingold: bass
Max Holmberg: drums