* “Line up all the female jazz vocalists you can think of and Sharon Rae North can sing them all under the table.” Jay Edwards, DJ WCLK-FM, Atlanta, GA
* "Sassy, sensual, soulful and spectacular…Nina Simone with a little bit of Della and Ella tossed in for color." DJ Carmen Brown of 98.3 WDLT-FM, Mobile, AL
* “No matter what you do on the outside, you're a singer on the inside.” Frances North, Sharon's Mom
Sharon Rae North is a talented songstress, whether she's singing jazz (straight-ahead, contemporary, smooth, etc.) and standards or her jazzed up, danceable versions of R&B, Rock and Top 40 hits. Her voice is just a good singing "My Funny Valentine" as it is singing "Rolling in the Deep". She often performs with corporate/wedding bands, complete with choreographed dance steps; and she performs her own shows singing jazz. One stop shopping!!
Sharon sounds just as good live as she does in the studio. She puts on a fabulous performance and has opened for many national acts, including Joe Sample and the Jazz Crusaders, Patti LaBelle. She has shared the stage with Chaka Khan, Lalah Hathaway, Stanley Clark, Boney James, Chuck Mangione, Norman Brown, Poncho Sanchez, Marcus Johnson, Bob Baldwin and many others.
She has performed at venues throughout the U.S., including the famed Georgia Aquarium, Ritz Carlton Reynolds Plantation (where country star Carrie Underwood married), Isaac Haye's Restaurant in Memphis, Twins Jazz in D.C., James River Cellars in Richmond, VA, Bayfest in Mobile, AL, Fridays at Sunset and Jazz at Maymont in Richmond, VA, Durham Summer Music Series in NC. She has been invited to perform at Jazz in Lapidariz in Croatia, CJW in Shanghai and countless other venues
Sharon Rae North does not disappoint. No matter the venue or occasion, she and her seasoned musicians take an already good event over the top!