Deevah - An Evening of Blues featuring Paula Harris, Tia Carroll and Marina Crouse
Dee-Vah! Is the brainchild of Bay Area based vocalist Paula Harris, and features THREE female headliners who share blues as the common thread. Each lady brings their unique original material and combines it with select covers that reflect their influences.
In this show Paula, a multiple blues and music award nominee with international press and radio attention as well as a top three finish in the biggest battle of the bands on the planet, brings a strong R&B/Funk influence to her blues, as well as two members of her acclaimed band The Beasts of Blues. Paula is known for her three and a half octave range, and immense powerful voice. At The Crossroads Proclaimed her as The Rightful heir of Etta James, Lou Rawls described her as A Vanilla Coating on a Chocolate Soul, and Roots Time Magazine called her Blues with Balls. She has a reputation as one of the Finest modern blues voices (William Bell) and she regularly sells out rooms and garners standing ovations.
Tia Carroll, is a bay area blues singer who is often likened to KoKo Taylor and Aretha Franklin. She has travelled the world serving up Soulful blues to enthusiastic audiences while touring with Jimmy McCrackin and Sugar Pie Desanto. She holds the distinction of being awarded the West Coast Female Blues artist of the year, Jus Blues Traditional Blues Woman of the Year, and Band leader of the year. She brings an undeniable grit and straightforward down home traditional vibe to the shows wide array of blues. Tia is the real deal!
Marina Crouse is an emerging vocalist on the fast track to stardom in the Bay Area Jazz and Blues Scene. Noel Hayes (KPOO and blues critic) described her as A New voice as strong as the best blues singers of the past as she sings with the intensity of a Koko Taylor, the heartbreak of Etta James, and the raw emotion of Big Maybelle Marina has performed to sold our houses playing with Garth Webber, S.E. Willis & the Willing, Ruth Davies Blues Thing, Nancy Wright and the Rhythm & Roots Band. Pamela Rose, Tammy Hall, Danny Caron & the Good Hands Trio, and Jeff Massanari. Marina Wows her audiences!
The band is full of A list players including Tony Lufrano on keys( Boz Scaggs, Herbie Hancock, Bonnie Raitt etc. ) , and Derrick Martin( Little Richard, Billy Preston, Bobby Rush etc) on drums will be joined by Garth Webber ( Miles Davis, Gregg Allman, Cold Blood etc) on guitar and Endre Tarczy on bass( Chris Cain, Coco Montoya, W.H.A.T. etc). This world class band will have everyone dancing in their seats with their swampy grooves! This group is known for their inventive remakes of classic tunes and their hip shakin dirty, funky sound.
These ladies pack a wallop individually- together, they are unstoppable. It is truly and EXPLOSION of musical talent and one of the most powerful shows of the year. Dont miss this one!
The Sound Room (View)
Oakland, CA 94612
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|