Recording Artist, Jazz vocalist, Entertainer, Songwriter, Teacher...this is Claudia Newberry. Her varied career has taken her from hometown and soul capital of the world Detroit to mellow California and around the world.
Trained in classical music, working as a vocal soloist in churches and with small opera companies early on, Newberry was destined to break away and explore contemporary music forms, and venues.
Influenced by artists as diverse as Aretha Franklin, Liza Minelli, Ella Fitzgerald, and Joni Mitchell, the Claudia of today has mastered a blend of classic jazz, cabaret, and pop genres while performing for local and international music lovers in San Francisco, Paris, London, and Taipei.
Newberry has a live sound and versatile performance style that can be a smooth backdrop for intimate conversations and fine dining, or lively entertainment appealing to all ages, by a woman-of- the-world who knows how to hold a room.
Her third CD"Inspiration" is in the works including popular tunes and Newberry's recently minted original songs that she premiered to enthusiastic audiences in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she resides. Claudia'supcoming CD is slated for release in late 2017.
The most recent CD recording by Claudia Newberry "So Nice" is a collection of popular jazz classics available on Cdbaby.com, Amazon or listen here to a short playlist on this website.