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Naama

"Naama's voice evokes a honeyed warmth...

swoops up and plummets down onto a

lovestruck madness... her voice drifts

onto a pillow of dreams"

- Cree McCree, Downbeat Magazine

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About Naama

Inspired by the emotionally direct compositions of Rodgers and Hart, Fields and Hugh, Cole Porter and other great composers and lyricists of the 1930’s and ‘40’s Naama has established herself as a prominent voice in the New York City jazz scene. Possessed with an urbane and elegant sound Naama’s sensitive interpretation and crisp phrasing have become recognizable elements of her signature style and timeless appeal. An honest and poignant performer, Naama has appeared in celebrated festivals and acclaimed jazz venues domestically and internationally .

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Naama’s has recorded 4 albums to date.

Discography

- Dearly Beloved ( 2020 Cellar Music Group ) feat. Vibraphonist Steve Nelson- was praised by critics and labeled as "...a promising debut... which augurs well for future releases."- Cree McCree, Downbeat Magazine,

-If I knew Then-  ( 2022 Self) "simple, inventive and stunning" C.Michael Bailey, All About Jazz

- Where Flamingos Fly ( 2023 La Reserve Records) feat. Vibraphonist Steve Nelson" a must-listen for jazz enthusiasts and anyone who appreciates a well-told story..."  (Neon Music)

-Wild Is Love (2024 La Reserve Records)  feat. Guitarist Peter Bernstein "Naama’s performance is accomplished and mature...This is Naama’s best singing to date." (Wild Mercury Rhythm).

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Press

"Naama's voice evokes a honeyed warmth...swoops up and plummets down onto a lovestruck madness... her voice drifts onto a pillow of dreams" - Cree McCree, Downbeat Magazine

"With a highly developed sense of phrasing built on pitch-perfect delivery and some tasteful back-end vibrato... garners attention in all the right ways..." Dan Bilawski  All About Jazz

"Naama displays maturity (particularly on the ballads), youthful enthusiasm, an appealing voice and pure joy. Dearly Beloved is a strong start to a career with plenty of potential." Scott Yanow, New York City Jazz Record

"With her perfect pitch, musical and swinging phrasing, and delivery of lyrics, Naama's singing will charm listeners. Her lovely singing is full of warmth and wonderfully backed throughout..." Ron Weinstock, In a Blue Mood 

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