Vocalist Pierre L. Chambers to Release New Album “Shining Moments” on March 17th, 2023
VOCALIST PIERRE L. CHAMBERS MAKES AUSPICIOUS DEBUT ON
PAYING HOMAGE TO HIS MOTHER AND FATHER, ANNIE AND PAUL CHAMBERS
To Be Released March 17, 2023 on Dash-Hoffman Records
Although vocalist and poet PIERRE L. CHAMBERS began performing nearly 40 years ago, he has never recorded a solo album. He had been thinking about recording an album, and an encounter with Cathy Segal Garcia at a performance was the spark he needed to set the project in motion. Chambers’ debut album, SHINING MOMENTS, is a collection of modern jazz classics in a range of styles, interspersed with a couple of his poems recited to improvised music. Whether singing a ballad or a bebop or swing tune, or reciting his poetry, Chambers’ warm baritone voice renders a song with heartfelt honesty.
Chambers’ love of jazz is in his DNA. His father, bassist Paul Chambers, was one of the most iconic jazz musicians of the 20th century, but it was his mother, Annie Chambers, who instilled in him his love of jazz. Chambers dedicates SHINING MOMENTS to his parents and the influence they had on his artistry.
Chambers has a resonant, soulful voice that cuts right to the emotional center of a song. His emotive renditions of classic jazz tunes reveal an artist who is not only well-versed in the language of jazz but a poet who is sensitive to the affective nuances of language. A pamphlet with three of his poems accompanies the CD package.
SHINING MOMENTS is an auspicious debut for an artist who has been flying under the radar for far too long.