Vocalist Pauline Jean is among the world's brightest lights. Her performances, versatility and well-conceived debut recording are very impressive.
Pauline sings in English, French and Creole and she offers her own fresh approach to every song. The native New Yorker of Haitian descent is known for her sophisticated blending of traditional Haitian music with the contemporary. Her eclectic repertoire also includes original compositions, as well as unique arrangements of beloved standards and blues. Pauline's range is reminiscent of Sarah Vaughan's earthiness and the electrifying voltage of Nina Simone, yet she infuses songs with her own exceptional style.
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...un diamant noir: la magnifique voix de Pauline Jean.
Roland Leonard, Le Nouvelliste
...melodious contralto voice, which unfailingly takes you
on an emotional ride. Jazzwise Magazine
A Musical Offering is the strong sense you get of a
singer who is already developing their own sound, their
own style, and their own sensibility. Jazzwise Magazine
“Pauline is blessed with good looks, a strong voice and
relaxed stage presence, she also revealed notable
dramatic range.” Jazz Critic Jack Massarik of the
London Evening Standard
Pauline’s voice is going to captures you from the first