Born in Chicago, the featured keyboardist on tour
at the Sahara and Harrah’s in Las Vegas, Reno
and Tahoe with the Lloyd Lindroth Show, plus on a double bill with Antonio
Carlos Jobim in San Francisco. Later on with an all-girl trio
with her sister, Fran, performed the opening for Diana Ross
& The Supremes at the renowned Emerald Room at the Palmer
Highlights on the Vancouver Local Scene
recording live, “HOT AIR”, Volume
3, “Step Right Up” with Jare on B-3 Hammond Organ released
June of ’02 (still played frequently on CBC). Several years ago,
she established the band, Soultrax, a vibrant synthesis
of R&B, Pop, Rock, Reggae exhilaration, “sinful soul to sizzling
solos”– with an amalgamation of local world-class musicians.
Their new CD, “Trippin On Track One”, debut,
was performed at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival
in Granville Island. With appearances at the historic Yale,
coupled with their dynamic rapport, the band experienced return engagements
by popular demand. Recently, the Silk Purse, West Van,
featured Soultrax, a sell-out concert last September,
‘09 for their Jazz-Blues Arts Review. See live video
footage taken at the Starlight Casino. www.soultrax.info
Trio and Beyond
Fran Jaré Trio was featured for the last 3 years, at
the Vancouver Art Gallery all summer, as well as concerts
at Park Royal South Village on a weekly basis. Standing
ovations were experienced at the Pender Harbor Jazz Festival
in ’07. Appearing at the Jazz Cellar, from time
to time, her quartet/quintet performed her originals/standards with
Juno recipient, sax/flute artist, Tom Keenlyside. A sold-out concert
at the Jazz Cellar exhibited her exciting feel on organ,
reminiscent of the late Jimmy Smith and Shirley Scott at a B-3 Organ
Event. A new cream-of-the crop Brazilian, Pan-Amenian, Afro-Cuban venture,
Bem Bem Beo, a multi-talented 5-piece, has a concert
at the Silk Purse, July 11, ’13 with a seminar
June 6. Note: The link to a random live footage of her trio on U Tube
can be viewed upon request.
6 - Silk Purse - Bem Bem Beo - informative, fun session on Latin perc.
instruments + performance - 10:00 a.m.
July 11 - Bem Bem Beo (Brazilian, Afro-Cuban, Salsa & originals)
Silk Purse, West Vancouver, 7:30 - tix $20, 604-925-7292.
August 11 - Harmony Arts Festival - 2:00 to 2:45 - Tribute to George
Benson & Jimmy Smith - free
August 17 - Tribute to George Benson & Jimmy Smith - Jazz at the
Pat - Pat's Pub - 3:00 to 7:00 no cover
August 22 - Fran Jare Jazz Duo/Trio - Sylvia Hotel - near Stanley Park
- 8:00 to 10:00
THE FRAN JARÉ QUARTET - Oct. 26 - 7:30 pm. Anne MacDonald Studio
(heritage bldg. adjacent to)
Presentation House Theater) North Vancouver, Chesterfield & 3rd
Two performance sets: Debuting a collaboration of originals & jazz
$15 Cover - wine by the glass - doors open 7:00 pm for seating. No pre-sale
Fran Jaré - piano/vocals; Tom Keenlyside, Juno Award artist,
- flute/sax; Brent Gubbels - bass; Buff Allen, Juno Award artist - drums
Jazz Cellar - Nov. 7 - 8:00 & 9:30 pm shows. TRIBUTE TO SHIRLEY
SCOTT & JIMMY SMITH
$12 cover (cellarjazz.com)
talented jazz-blues pianist, vocalist, Fran Jare, displays her forte
in composing a like-able riff and in-the-groove piano called,
‘Trippin On Track One’ ”.
- Dal Richards “Dal’s Place” 600 AM Radio
young artist, Fran Jare, executes effortless dexterity with
an adept capacity for utilizing the many colors of the B-3 organ”.
- WGN TV “Stars Of Tomorrow” A Showcase on B3 Organ
Jare compositions speak for themselves with originality– they
are very original”.
- Rick Kilburn, President-Producer Riverside Recording, Xntrik Productions
performs with only the finest musicians Vancouver presents.
As a single, duo trio, or band, her scintillating piano styles and a
mystique of smoky-sultry vocals generate a delicious potpourri: From
the nostalgia of cocktail piano, Pop & light Jazz, to a vibrant
mix of Elton John, Norah Jones, Natalie Cole, Etta James, Billie Holiday,
a tasty compliment to any club/event.
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Jare – (604) 987-8420 – email: firstname.lastname@example.org