Experience The Music of Soraya Shaw....

“Luminous...shimmering...stimulating...pure intoxicating jazz!”


What the critics are saying about Soraya's Smooth Jazz Album ‘Daydreams’:

“(Soraya's) voice, with it's velvety tones, is reminiscent of singer Astrud Gilberto who popularized the famous Brazil 66 sound.  You can buy her CD and play it during those endless freeway commutes.  It may just change the way you feel about the road ahead.” — Sandy Robins, Gazette Newspaper

“The opening cut, ‘Daydream’ immediately displays the singer’s range and chops, her pure, sweet, expressive voice soaring over a light Latin rhythm.  ‘I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart’ is  jaunty and jovial, while ‘Caravan’ is more on the intense, soulful side.  Add some non-Ellington items, like Fats Waller’s ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’ and a most sensual ‘Body and Soul’ and you have a first-rate, quite refined effort.”- Steve Eddy, Orange County Register

“The CD, ‘Daydreams’ features (Soraya) Shaw’s gauzily ethereal soprano voice... a sensuous program of jazz standards...” – Paul Andersen, Long Beach Press Telegram

  “..(Soraya) Shaws soprano delivery, while bold and confident with seamless phrasing, remains cool....ballads and up-tempo swingers are interpreted through crystal clear lyrics and rich, accurate sonority.... – Jim Santella, L.A. Jazz Scene

Once in a while, you come across a singer whose voice manages to catch your ear and turn your head. Such are the soprano tones that Soraya Shaw uses in her renditions of classic jazz songs. Unlike most classically trained singers, she doesn’t overpower you with the trills that she can do; rather, she has come up with an ethereal style that bristles with sensuality. Ultimately candlelit and romantic, it is definitely music to put you in the mood for more amorous pursuits. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. – Paul Andersen, Entertainment Today

“The result is an alluring collection of jazz standards delivered by (Soraya)  Shaw’s smooth and eloquent style. Her classical training shows in the vocal range and expression she exhibits throughout the CD. – Brian Brannon, Sun Newspaper

“...silky songstress...” – Steve Eddy, Orange County Register


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