Rani Singam is one of the most sought-after contemporary jazz vocalists today. She is named in “The Jazz Singers, The Ultimate Guide”, a 2008 Hal Leonard publication which serves as an encyclopedic guide on the important singers in jazz. Based in Singapore, Rani performs at concerts, festivals and clubs around the world.
Rani recorded her debut album in Los Angeles “With A Song In My Heart” in 2004. Produced by the legendary Jeremy Monteiro, the album was rated 4/4 in O’s Place Jazz Newsletter 2008, a leading jazz publication in the United States.
In 2011, Rani produced her second album “Contentment” which was recorded at the acclaimed Bennett Studios, USA. A fresh approach to jazz vocals, this album is also a showcase of Rani’s songwriting skills comprising primarily original compositions. The album has been lauded by critics, including allaboutjazz as contemporary, innovative and authentic.
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By Subhadra Devan, New Straits Times, 11 Dec 2011
From the opening track Happlly Ever After to the title track and
on to One By One, Longing and You'll Never Have to Dance
Alone, the 10 songs are each a must listen with Rani's rich
timbre and mellow tone
By SY Whang, The Straits Times, 23 Dec 2011
Her voice is huskier and she prefers to flatten the contours of a
song and play around with the rhythm ... Many of Singam's
compositions are cleverly crafted ... With her multiple talents,
Singam is definitely one to watch
By Christopher Toh, TODAY, 11 Oct 2011
We've always liked the way Rani Singam manages to bring
character to the songs she sings - she doesn't just sing the
songs she sometimes becomes the songs.
Rated 4 out of 5 stars