SongVault Artist Profile
California, United States
Smooth Jazz / Contemporary Blues
Pamela G Biography
Described as sassy, but classy, sophisticated, yet soulful, Pamela G has earned a well-deserved reputation for her dynamic vocal skills. Born in San Bernardino, California, Pamela G began her vocal career by singing in the church, and entertaining family and friends. News about her talent spread quickly, and she soon started receiving requests to appear at a multitude of weddings, as well as local jazz and blues clubs.
Her first CD, It's A "G" Thang, has sold over 10,000 copies. Her latest CD, Smooth but DEADLY, which is a mixture of blues and jazz originals, was released June 7, 2007.
Pamela G has appeared with many top quality musicians such as well known blues artists Jimmy Vaughn, Tommy Castro, Corey Stevens, Rod Piazza & his mighty Flyers, Robert Cray, Shemeika Copelane, and Buddy Guy. She also appeared with jazz greats Jeff Lorber, Stanley Clark, Herbie Hancock, Hiroshima, featuring singer Terry Steel, great female violinist Karen Briggs, African jazz artist Blay Ambolley, and legendary jazz pianist Billy Mitchell.
Pamela G has won titles for being the best blues singer and best female performer for the Inland Empire and Orange County Music Awards 2006, 2007, and 2008.
Her musical influences are Etta James, Gladys Knight, Barbara Streisand, Billy Holiday, Sarah Vaughn, Phyllis Hyman, Quincy Jones and Aretha Franklin.
Pamela G gives foot stomping and hand clapping performances and is strong with her convictions as well as her family and fans. She is proud of how God has blessed her in all of her accomplishments, and she looks forward to becoming the next Grammy DIVA!
Her performances include:
Pasadena Playboy Jazz Festival 2002
Doheny Blues Festival 2003 - Dana Point
Monterey Blues Festival 2008 - Monterey
The Coach House - San Juan Capistrano
Galaxy Theater - Santa Ana
Hard Rock Café - Newport Fashion Island
B.B. King's Blues Club - Universal City
Martini Blues - Huntington Beach
Josh Slocum's - Newport Beach
Grand Romance River Boat - Long Beach
The Marine Room Tavern - Laguna Beach
Harpoon Henry's - Dana Point
The White House - Laguna Beach
Hennessy's - Laguna Beach
Spaghettini's - Seal Beach
Stubrick's - Fullerton & Aliso Viejo
San Gabriel Street Festival
The Grove Theater
The Key Club
The Quiet Woman
Additional Performances: Appearance on Television Station KDOC (Daybreak OC)
Numerous carnivals, fundraisers, fashion shows, parties, weddings, and church functions.
Fundraiser for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, re-election for Loretta Sanchez, and numerous foundations for Breast Cancer