Support All About Jazz

All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Pay $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page, plus this box and the slideout box on the right for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.

I want to help

Shaynee Rainbolt

Jazz Times Magazine describes Shaynee Rainbolt as “...Sweet as jasmine & honeysuckle, bold as brass and yet as seductive as a candlelit boudoir.” New Yorkers agree. A regular on the NYC music scene since she relocated from the San Francisco Bay Area, the Siegle’s of declared: “San Francisco’s loss is New York’s gain. The arrival here Shaynee Rainbolt is cause for celebration.” A unique and gifted storyteller with a sumptuous tone and instrumentally oriented jazz chops, she is an entertainer singing music from all eras. She swings, scats, croons and connects with every word. A Bistro Award and two-time MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs) Award winner, she is also a four-time MAC Award Nominee and seasoned recording artist with three critically acclaimed CD’s to her credit. The first two released on the UK Indie jazz label, 33Jazz ( Shaynee has performed at world-class venues in the U.S. & abroad.

Read more
CD/LP/Track Review
Read more articles
Jazzwise Magazine (UK)
”....Rainbolt's golden tone and interpretative intuition are undeniably seductive.”
Jazz Times Magazine
”One of the most enjoyable singers around...pure poetry.”
Jazz Improv Magazine: New York Jazz Guide
”...We're reminded of the power that a song can hold. Without a moment's notice, we're transformed....Swingin' jazz [that] relates to us all.”


Primary Instrument



New York, NY

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students


A professional jazz singer and active booking agent and artist manager for Park Avenue Talent in New York City, Shaynee Rainbolt brings a rich and diverse background to the teaching staff of Harlem School of Urban Music and Recording Arts at Frederick Douglass Academy, NYC. Rainbolt holds a Bachelor of Arts in Drama with a Music Theater Emphasis from San Francisco State University, and a Master of Arts in Arts Administration from Golden Gate University

Read more

4 Photos


Driff Records
At Home
At Home



Sony Holland Sony Holland
Kayle Brecher Kayle Brecher
Amanda Carr Amanda Carr
Charmaine Clamor Charmaine Clamor
Alma Micic Alma Micic
Diane Hubka Diane Hubka
Lorraine Feather Lorraine Feather
Dena DeRose Dena DeRose

New Service For Musicians!

Boost your visibility at All About Jazz and drive traffic to your website with Premium Musician Profile.