Pamela York is a jazz pianist/vocalist/composer who hails from Nanaimo, British Columbia. A new voice on the music scene, Pamela is quickly becoming a favorite with jazz audiences. Scott Yanow (All Music Guide to Jazz) says, “Expanding the jazz tradition by adding her own personal voice and coming up with fresh ways to swing,
With the release of her 2001 debut CD “Blue York” (Audiophoric) Pamela’s career has reached a new level. Joined by renowned jazz artists, bassist John Clayton and drummer Jeff Hamilton, the trio plays a set of original compositions along with standards from the Great American Songbook. Pamela also stretches out on several solo pices. Her style ranges from hard swinging, blues-based tunes to intimate, understated ballads.