Maria Schafer

With a velveteen voice, charmingly straightforward delivery, and nuanced rhythmic sensibilities, versatile singer Maria Schafer enjoys presenting lyrical gems from the realms of jazz standards, Brazilian music, and pop tunes in beautifully modern arrangements. Currently touring as the featured vocalist with The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, Ms. Schafer has enjoyed the opportunity to perform for audiences across the United States, Canada, Australia, Latvia, and Japan.

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“...teams with warm strings for Schafer’s upbeat voice on “Because of You” and she is winsome with percussion and Sprague’s soprano on “So Right.” There’s a pastoral beauty on “When We Dream” while some folksy pedal steel guitar by Rick Schmidt gives an indie Nashville feel for Schafer on “You Belong To Me”.” - George W. Harris, Jazz Weekly

“In addition to sharing his expansive musical vision, the collection doubles as a wondrous showcase for the warm and sensuous vocal talents of featured singer Maria Schafer.” - Jonathan Widran,

“Vocalist Maria Schafer is a work of art - her voice is the Messenger that James wanted to bring life to his words

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