Artslandia Happy Hour with Shelly Rudolph

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**The link to view the live stream will be posted on the facebook event link by 5pm the day of the Happy Hour.

Shelly Rudolph will be joined by guitarist Chance Hayden for this Happy Hour.


The ever-evolving⁠ — and expanding⁠ — Shelly Rudolph’s story continues onward and upward with the release of her latest album, the ambitious and atmospheric The Way We Love. Soul-jazz-pop chanteuse Rudolph has long been a favored voice around her hometown of Portland, Oregon, and musical travels have taken her to New York, Los Angeles, the West Indies, Japan, Korea and beyond. She has been dubbed a “robust and captivating vocalist” by Jazz Times and the LA Weekly praised her ability to use her “honey-glazed throat to send chills up and down your spine.”

Now, from the original music/poetess corner of her creative life, Rudolph follows up on her more “world soul”-oriented album Water in My Hand with The Way We Love, a unique and lyrical new song set featuring legendary, ECM Records-connected cellist David Darling. Darling’s layered cello textures blend with a subtle palette of piano-bass-guitar and cameos from soprano saxist Devin Phillips. Among the highlights on The Way We Love are an inventively re-harmonized version of “Stand By Me,” a sweetly soulful duet with Redray Frazier on “Slow Life,” and gospel-tinged opening and closing tracks, “Close Enough” and “Calling Me Home.” Long a poet as well as a songstress, the album showcases her poetic and sensual expressivity on “The Way with Love,” spoken against a sumptuous bed of Darling’s cello tones.

With this latest album, Shelly Rudolph is poised to rise in the ranks of voices of the must-hear caliber, on a global scale.

June 10 2020


Date: June 10
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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