Linda Solotaire is a jazz vocalist and leader withThe Linda Solotaire Quartet. She also performs an eclectic jazz, rock & rock blues repertoire with her musical partner, arranger/ guitarist & bassist Stu Greenspan, Linda Solotaire & Friends.
Linda is classically trained in music and theatre, and began her career as an actress in the late 1970's. As a solo jazz vocalist, she is most deeply influenced by singers like Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Abbey Lincoln, Sheila Jordan, and Judy Garland. While the Great American Songbook is at the heart of her repertoire, she strives to infuse her sets with more obscure, contemporary and original songs.
WORKSHOPS & COACHING Linda accepts private voice students interested in focusing on acting / interpretation. She also holds workshops in acting for dancers and body-based artists, and do-it-yourself arts marketing.