Sharon Marie Cline is an extraordinary young vocalist who brings a unique & distinguished sense of jazz history to her song stylings. Her brilliant interpretations of standards, show tunes, and classic jazz ballads leave a lasting impression on her listeners that is truly unforgettable! She is exciting, sexy, fun and mesmerizing. Her style is reminiscent of a time gone by, yet is distinctively contemporary. Growing up in the South, with a very musical family, Sharon was influenced by the great torch singers she heard playing on her mother’s phonograph. All throughout the day, the sounds of Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughn, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole resounded throughout the house. Sharon fell in love with the romantic melodies and lush harmonies of American music. She wanted, most of all, to become a great interpreter of the tender & dreamy lyrics of composers like Gershwin, Porter, and Kern. From her first experience singing in front of a live audience, Sharon knew that music was to be her life. At the tender age of twelve years old, she appeared as “Little Bo Peep” in her grammar school production of Babes in Toyland. The rave reviews of her family and friends were unanimous. She was sensational! From that moment on, Sharon devoted her time to pursuing her dream. She studied privately with some of the best vocal coaches in Florida, and became involved in musical theatre productions in the Jacksonville area, such as The King & I, Westside Story, South Pacific, carousel, Showboat, Ain’t Misbehavin’, The Wiz, and Hair. Her first real break as a jazz vocalist came when she was given the opportunity to sing with the Jacksonville Pops Orchestra at the age of sixteen. This appearance led to a series of concerts where Sharon and the Orchestra were featured at schools throughout northeast Florida. While studying music and theatre at the University of Florida, Sharon continued to broaden her horizons as a performer with appearances as the featured vocalist in revues that focused on the music of composers such as George Gershwin, Jule Styne, Cole Porter, and Irving Berlin. After entertaining throughout the southeast, Sharon felt the need to “go west” and relocated to Los Angeles where she continues to be a sought after headlining performer at some of the most elegant rooms in Tinseltown, such as the Atlas Supper Club, Lunaria Jazz Lounge, Spazio, Chasen’s the legendary Cinegrill, Monsoon, The Beverly Hills Hotel, Merv Griffin’s Beverly Hilton Hotel, The Jonathan Club and many others. Recently, she was invited by world renowned arranger and music director, Buddy Bregman, to perform at the fabulous Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. Since then she has been invited back to perform at other Las Vegas venues such as The Blue Note and the Venetian Hotel’s WB Stage 16. This past year, Sharon dazzled audiences during her performance at the Savannah Jazz Festival, the Jacksonville Jazz Festival as well as other festival venues around the country... and played on the same bill as Nancy Wilson, Chris Botti and the legendary Tony Bennett. And the dream keeps unfolding for Sharon... Her vast background in musical theatre and concert performance shines through in the poise and humor that keep her audiences captivated. The Divine Ms, Cline invite her listeners to join her on a magical journey through the wonderful history of the American Art Song. Accompanied by world class musicians on piano, bass, drums, and guitar she fondly dubs them “The Bad Boyz of Jazz”. They are known for their aggressive rhythmic interpretations and their smooth sensual sound. As a trio, they provide impeccable support that is refreshing, inventive and thoroughly entertaining to music lovers of all ages.
Check out Sharon Cline’s debut CD, “At First Glance” & her follow up live CD, “Interplay”. Then came the albums "By the Fireside" (2011), "Sugar on My Lips" (2013) and "This Is Were I Wanna Be" (2014), which like the above has been hailed by his followers and criticism specialized.
Certainly the abum "By you Fireside" she throw a very appropriate as all his music for this winter holiday season single "Christmas Time is Here".If you have not seen live on the Miss Cline, we recommend that this concert, which also will stage a spectacular site suitable for her and her music ... do not miss as it's time we invite you to enjoy this video premiere, in which Miss Cline expresses with her singing, attitudes, expressions joy of life, and especially in this time where should prevail peace and love among all:
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