Mon June 12, 2023w/ Netta B, Tracy Cruz, and Tiffany Austin
LADIES SOUL REVOLUTION 2: THE BAY!
Doors: 7:30pm Show: 8:00pm
NETTA B s a uniquely gifted singer, songwriter and actress with a special vocal tone that ranges from high and sweet to deep, warm and raspy. Born and raised between Berkeley and Oakland California, Netta first fell in love with music at a young age when her mother, despite their modest means, always found a way to nurture Netta’s early interest in The Arts. Netta got her first big break when she participated in
Oakland Native and Def Jam President, Shakir Stewart’s talent search "The Def Jam Mega Star Search.”Netta was signed to L7/Atlantic and released her EP entitled "580" a project that is heavily inspired by the confusions Netta has gone on to work with artists and producers like Pharell
Willams, TI, E40, Coko of SWV and many more! 2023 marks a new chapter in the life of Netta as she is ready to deliver new music that reflects her experiences, flaws and triumphs. Netta has a strong need to feel connected to her fans. She is a true believer of beating the odds as she views herself as a rose that grew from concrete. She wants listeners to feel every bit of her. “I want to connect to people’s hearts. Once I'm able to give my fans what artists like Janet Jackson and Mary J Blige gave me. I will then have arrived
Bay Area's Tracy Cruz's has a spirit filled, rich candied vocals style. She is a full-time musical artist, songwriter and vocal coach, taking home 40+ prestigious music awards such as the 2022 Intercontinental Music Awards for “Best of North America in the R&B genre”, 2022 Josie Music Award for “Vocalist of the Year” (R&B/Soul) and 2022 One Earth Award GOLD for “Best Jazz Single”.
Tracy Cruz stays grounded by diligently working within her community for over 17 years, teaching and inspiring the youth at her celebrated Tracy Cruz Vocal Studio through singing, performing, writing, arranging, and mentorship.
She is an elected Chapter Governor for the Recording Academy® San Francisco Chapter. She is heavily involved with her music community through mentorship, advocacy, promoting diversity and inclusion, saving music in schools and more. She is also a GRAMMYU mentor and a part of the Oakland School for the Arts CTE Arts Advisory Board. She is currently working on her new album Sun After the Reign, which will be released in August 2023.
Vocalist, composer, lyricist and social activist Tiffany Austin combines classic jazz tradition with a deep love for blues, spirituals and contemporary soul and a storyteller's knack for narrative. She's performed on bandstands internationally including at both Birdland and Dizzy's Den in NYC, Walt Disney Concert Hall in her native Los Angeles and the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco.
Nothing But Soul, Austin's debut album from 2015, earned raves for its bold recasting of Hoagy Carmichael standards. Her sophomore album, Unbroken (2018), was hailed by All About Jazz as a "fully formed masterpiece."
Austin has kept creatively active during the pandemic. In 2020, she helped titanic tenor saxophonist Pharoah Sanders celebrate his 80th birthday as part of an all-star concert at Zebulon Cafe in Los Angeles. She was organist/Black Jazz Records leader Doug Carn's special guest at the 2021 San José Jazz Summer Fest and also launched the Con Alma Music Creative Intellect Scholarship for BIPOC high school students that year. In 2022, she was named a Yerba Buena Gardens Festival Seeds Commissions Artist and the 2022 Healdsburg Freedom Jazz Choir Arranger/Music Director.
A graduate of UC Berkeley’s Boalt School of Law, Austin decided to forgo a career as a lawyer to focus on music, her true passion, and she’s been raising the bar ever since.
$30 - $45