Primary Instrument: Vocalist
It is undeniable that some voices were simply made for jazz, and Pamela Joy has one of those voices. Like some of the genre’s most beloved and beguiling singers, she combines a velvety sound with a gift for understatement.
It’s that pleasing combination - a warm, intimate sound and cool, unpretentious style - that has won Pamela fans among a notoriously hard to please group: jazz musicians. They praise her hip approach to timing, her intimate way with lyrics, and her innate ability to swing with the best of them.
A longtime San Francisco resident, Pamela Joy made her public singing debut in the San Francisco Cabaret Competition. Though new to the stage, she charmed the crowd and the judges, advancing through two rounds into the finals....