CHANDA RULE

"Her powerful voice is characterized by superb diction...heartfelt intonation...and often aching beauty." - All About Jazz

Chanda performs internationally at festivals and concert halls such as BAMCafé, Brucknerhaus, Tchaikovsky Hall, and Dizzy's Coca Cola, The Apollo, Symphony Space, Harlem Stage and Lincoln Center and leads congregational music at churches, spiritual centers and performance spaces around the world. Her voice has graced a variety of musical projects: from her Langston Hughes inspired concert "I Too Speak of a River" and "Feelin' Good: A Tribute to Nina Simone", to regularly performing with jazz trumpeter Franz Hackl's Outreach Orchestra, Denis Matsuev's Crescendo Festival, and New Music concerts with film composer Gene Pritsker. She has also opened for Regina Belle & The Whispers, Angela Bofill, India.Arie, Amel Larrieux and toured with the Golden Gospel Singers.

 

"...American jazz singer Chanda Rule, the talented and very demanding performer with a magnificent bewitching voice, will perform. The pure and magnificent voice of Rule takes up the listener with its quality, which is quite rare on today’s music stage." 
- Ludmila Nikitina, The Baltic Times

"One of the brightest stars on the vocal jazz scene." 
- Marina Zarubin, Russia Today

"Rising up from the overcrowded and often clichéd vocal scene in jazz, Chanda Rule is truly a breath that, 
once taken in, could sustain your life." 
- Cicily Janus, The New Face of Jazz, Billboard Books

"I could listen to this lady all day..." 
- George W. Harris, Jazz Weekly