*CURLEY LAMB Nu-Soul-Jaz (Ria Chuck +)
The Ria Curley Chuck Lamb Nu-Soul-Jaz group features the dynamic duo of singer/songwriter Ria Curley & pianist/composer Chuck Lamb, joined by an alternating lineup of one or more of their talented musician friends, performing a unique, hooky combination of instrumental & vocal, original and standard, Jazz/Fusion and Smooth R&B/Pop/Rock.
CHUCK LAMB has been the pianist for the Brubeck Brothers Quartet (BBQ) for over a decade and has composed for and played with BBQ all over the world, including the Newport Jazz Festival, Lincoln Center, the Blue Note in Tokyo, Moscow, Singapore and more. Chuck is presently artist-in-residence for the monthly “Jazz at Caffe Lena” series in Saratoga Springs.
RIA CURLEY is an accomplished songwriter (music and lyrics), composer and vocalist, known for her silky voice, groove-oriented, R&B originals and “nu-jazz” standards. Ria is honored to have 22 of her original songs signed to publishing giant, Warner/Chappell Music Publishing, and to have received airplay for her songs on major radio stations in NYC and beyond.
Individually, as well as together, Chuck and Ria have received accolades regarding their musical talents…
“Chuck is an extremely creative, harmonically interesting, rhythmically exciting pianist and one of the best improvisers I’ve heard in recent times!” – Dave Brubeck
"Ria's voice has range, emotion and a sense of drama... if you care about love, you should buy her music..." -Tom Kuntz, fan (& New York Times Editor)
“...sizzling set by the Chuck Lamb Quintet with singer Ria Curley at the newly remodeled Caffè Lena [in Saratoga Springs]”. -Downbeat Magazine (July 2018)
For info and updates, please join the mailing list at firstname.lastname@example.org and visit www.facebook.com/chucklamb. For bookings, please see the EPK (Press Kit) and/or email email@example.com.