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Rebecca Hardiman

Honoring Ella

by Rebecca Hardiman

Released 2017
Released 2017
Pure straight-ahead swing with a sound reminiscent of Ella Fitzgerald, Doris Day and June Christy.
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As a tribute to what would have been Ella Fitzgerald's 100th Birthday in April, jazz vocalist Rebecca Hardiman - who has always admired Ella's style and the songs of the Great American Songbook - has recorded some of her favorite tunes that Ella made popular through the years. Rebecca endeavors to incorporate the same enthusiasm and authentic straight-ahead jazz styling that was Ella's trademark.

The Merriest

by Rebecca Hardiman

Released 2016
Released 2016
Delightful old and new Christmas favorites, with a jazz flair!
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Jazz vocalist Rebecca Hardiman delivers style with a smile in every song, with the creativity reminiscent of Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan - combined with the soft and soothing sound of Doris Day. Her classic jazz style is enjoyed by all ages!

There Will Never Be Another You

by Rebecca Hardiman

Released 2016
Released 2016
Another example of the smooth improvisational style of Rebecca Hardiman is presented here with Pianist Tom Grant
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“Not since Billie Holiday & Ella Fitzgerald have I heard such a unique, in tune, magical, hypnotic, creative JAZZ performer.” Dan Sorkin- veteran radio personality Chicago WCFL, San Francisco KSFO

From the moment Rebecca Hardiman walks onto the stage - her tone, sense of style, dignified delivery and cheery disposition lights up the room. True lovers of jazz recognize that she is authentic and a welcome asset to world of vocal jazz. Rebecca owns the songs …
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Four

by Rebecca Hardiman

Released 2016
Released 2016
Vocal jazz the way it used to be...Pure straight ahead swing reminiscentof Ella Fitzgerald, June Christy and AnitaO'Day. That's what you get with Rebecca Hardiman.
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“Not since Billie Holiday & Ella Fitzgerald have I heard such a unique, in tune, magical, hypnotic, creative JAZZ performer.” Dan Sorkin- veteran radio personality Chicago WCFL, San Francisco KSFO

From the moment Rebecca Hardiman walks onto the stage - her tone, sense of style, dignified delivery and cheery disposition lights up the room. True lovers of jazz recognize that she is authentic and a welcome asset to world of vocal jazz. Rebecca owns the songs …
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Cry Me a River

by Rebecca Hardiman & Tom Grant

Released 2015
Rebecca Hardiman
Released 2015
Rebecca Hardiman
Dreamy jazz ballad with heartfelt lyrics and delivery by Rebecca Hardiman with sensitive accompaniment by pianist Tom Grant. Reminiscent of Julie London.
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Notable jazz pianist Tom Grant teams up with vocalist Rebecca Hardiman, described by her peers as one of the best jazz singers today, on a series of single duets. See Rebecca Hardiman's "Artist Page" for full Bio.

TOM GRANT, master instrumentalist, talented singer and natural entertainer nimbly walks the line between jazz tradition and modern pop. This soft-spoken Oregon native’s inspired songwriting produces propulsive R&B grooves, infectious melodic hooks, and stylish ballads with …
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Easy Living

by Rebecca Hardiman

Released 2015
Released 2015
Pure straight-ahead swing with a sound reminiscent of Ella Fitzgerald, Doris Day and June Christy.
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"One of the best jazz singers on the planet" Ron Steen


"I just popped in your CD. All I can say is: Wow! Not only can you sing,

but you can swing! I'd love to work with you!"

Jim Martinez - Jazz Pianist - Steinway Artist

"When a musician plays for Rebecca, they can finally just relax.....and breathe"

Craig Snazelle - Bassist

"She swings hard"

Dennis Caiazza - Bassist

"There is a reality and …
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I'll Remember April

by Rebecca Hardiman

Released 2013
Released 2013
From her Sarah Vaughn inspired rendition of "I'll Remember April", to "With a Song In My Heart" with its Doris Day styling, the jazz standards on this recording are full of depth,style and flair-with a vocal smoothness reminiscient of Ella Fitzgerald.
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Rebecca started her career with “The Ritz” - a vocal jazz group based in Boston that performed throughout the East Coast including The Montreal Jazz Festival. While with “The Ritz”, she recorded a CD for Denon Columbia Records. After moving back to Portland in 1990, she and her husband started the vocal jazz group “Euphoria”, which performed around Portland for 10 years at various venues including The Cathedral Park Jazz Festival, and was the opening act for …
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