• 7/19/2018 ~ Paul Atherton

    Paula released her fourth CD titled, “Ear Candy”, on February 17th, 2015 on the Kalimba Music label, owned by Earth, Wind and Fire. The single “Between You & Me”, featuring Cindy Bradley on trumpet, reached #21 on Billboard. She has performed for many jazz venues and sights including Discover Jazz Series in Detroit, Smooth Jazz Festival in Atlanta, Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Fest in California, Las Vegas Jazz Festival, Capital Jazz Fest and Low Country Jazz Festival with Jazz in Pink, Smooth Jazz at sunset in Michigan (opening for Marc Antoine), Southern tier Jazz Festival in Elmira (opening for Rick Braun), the 3rd Annual Women’s Jazz Festival in Huntsville, Alabama and the New Brunswick Jazz Festival in New Jersey.
    Her television work includes appearances on the TODAY Show, Good Morning America, and Rachel Ray, with Michael Bolton. Paula also compiled the score for the independent film “The Definition of Insanity”. Paula recently released her 5th CD, “Shake It”, with many special guests including Cindy Bradley (trumpet), Bill Heller (keys) from the Rippingtons, Dave Delhomme (keys), from the Tonight Show band with Ricky Minor and American Idol), Schuyler Deale (bass, co-producer) who performed with Jeff Lorber, among many others. She was also featured on Bradley’s new single on Trippin’N’ Rhythm entitled, “Girl Talk.” It reached #2 on Billboard on October of 2017.
    “It is a great honor to be part of the Branford Jazz Series in its 10th year,” said Atherton. “Music and the arts have never been more important. Keeping this series going is not just important to the jazz fans, it’s important to the community as a whole. Thanks to everyone at Branford Jazz.” Visit her website