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The NoHo Art District declares Sandra Booker's solo show  "She Can Be Evil - A Survivor's Story" premiering for the Black Voices Solo Theatre Festival is a 'triumphant chorus' for the victims of sexual assault.  Full article


The NOCCA Institute highlights Sandra Booker in their alumni newsletter "I Am NOCCA".   Full article 

Sandra Booker talks rebuilding her life and career after sexual trauma and being blackballed in her industry for outing her attacker with Roar with Katherine Kendall on Spotify.  

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Sandra Boooker in the Metro discusses life and career in the age of Covid-19.  

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Jazz writer Dee Dee McNeil for Musical Memoirs reviews the new single "Until We Meet Again." from Sandra Booker featuring Robert Turner.  She describes her voice as "smooth as satin sheets" on her genre crossing hit. 

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Fitzroy Facey reviews the new release "Until We Meet Again" from Sandra Booker for

The Soul Survivors Magazine. 

Full interview's  sits down for a chat with Sandra Booker about her new single "Until We Meet Again" (TBG Music) and more by Patrick Hickey, Jr.  

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'Until We Meet Again’ is ‘soul food music’ in every sense of the word. It takes you to the church for a spiritual healing and it does just that.

Jonathan Widran, JWVibe 

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Booker's unbelievable breath control, vocal command and virtuoso ghosting and scat stylings left even the most seasoned vocalist humbled. 

Andrea Beenham, Music Connection

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"No one captures the essence of Sarah Vaughan better than Ms. Booker.  What a consummate performer she is." 

Paula Edelstein, Sounds of Timeless Jazz  

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" is medicine. This statement could not be more true for Sandra Booker." 

Melissa Mondesir, Evensi 

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"She offers precise pitch, unerring swing and a sophisticated sense of style." 

David Franklin, JazzTimes Magazine 

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“Her New Orleans roots are the fundamental source of Booker’s singing,

which also blossoms into straight-ahead jazz, R&B, soul, Brazilian and beyond. 

No wonder she has a resume that reaches from Wynton Marsalis to Billy Higgins.”

Don Heckman, International Jazz Review

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"With her genuine sense of expression and a voice with more personality than a Miss America finalist, 

Booker is destined for great things!"

Bill Kohlhaase, Los Angeles Times 

"The personification of class. Booker has all the makings of a true jazz diva."

Myrna Daniels, LA Jazz Scene

"...a potentially major jazz singer."

Scott Yanow, The Music Connection 

"She can sing anything vividly imprinting the stamp of her own style. Booker could leave 

jazz buff in a high state of transfiguration."

Jason McCloskey, Drama Logue 

"A distinct vocal style that breathes warmth into a lyric. She enunciates beautifully without neglecting the

swing aspect of her art."

Kirk Silsbee, LA Reader 

"This voice is TANTALIZING!" 

LA Weekly 

"Of Booker's inventive readings of familiar and obscure standards, you can't do anything but listen."

Option Magazine 

"Wow! What a find! Ms. Booker knocked us off our feet with her powerful, soul-grabbing, technically polished,

crystal clear vocals quite reminiscent of the jazz divas Ella and Sarah."

Morrice Blackwell, Jazz Review

"Her range is exceptional, her notes are clear and her rhythm is impeccable.

One of the best voices of this time."

J Tyner, MoJazz2000

"Booker is a compelling vocalist who is endearing and dazzling."

Jerome Wilson, Cadence Magazine

"…a sensitive interpreter of lyrics as well as an exuberant scat singer."

Alex Henderson, All Music Guide

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"Booker has a splendid set of pipes!"

John Charles, The Edmontonian

"Sandra can think in terms of music and not words. She can stick to the melody and still bring personal nuance to a song. Substance over flash -- now, that's a jazz singer." 

Nick Dedina,

"Not only is she a fine vocalist, as well as a UCLA graduate,

but this little lady is also an accomplished composer, lyricist, and a developing arranger.

All I could say at the end of the evening was, ‘Bravo!"

Dee Dee McNeil,

"...Booker is the real deal. An artist with a sure sense of line and impeccable intonation..."

Thomas R. Erdmann, JazzReview

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