Pamela G Biography
Described as sassy, but classy, sophisticated, yet soulful, Pamela G has earned a well-deserved reputation for her dynamic vocal skills. Born in San Bernardino, California, Pamela G began her vocal career by singing in the church choir, and entertaining family and friends. News about her talent spread quickly, and she soon started receiving requests to appear at a multitude of weddings, as well as local Jazz and Blues clubs. Having earned a BA degree in Business Administration, she has incorporated her educational skills by creating her own record label called N-Control Productions.
Being an accomplished pianist since the age of 9, Pamela G shows no worries when writing her own music. Along with her writing partner Joyce J. Jones, her first CD entitled It's A "G" Thang, sold over 10,000 copies. It consisted of Smooth Jazz and R&B originals. Pamela G shows her diversity with her latest CD, Smooth “but” DEADLY, which is a mixture of Smooth Jazz and Blues originals, and was released June, 2007.
Pamela G has appeared with many top quality musicians such as well known blues artists Jimmy Vaughn (brother of Stevie Ray Vaughn), Tommy Castro, Corey Stevens, Rod Piazza & his Mighty Flyers, Robert Cray, Shemeika Copeland, B.B. King and Buddy Guy. She also appeared with jazz greats Jeff Lorber, Stanley Clark, Herbie Hancock, Hiroshima (featuring singer Terry Steel), great female violinist Karen Briggs, African jazz artist Blay Ambolley, legendary jazz pianist Billy Mitchell, and many local and international bands.
Pamela G. She has won numerous titles for being best blues singer, and best female performer for the Inland Empire and Orange County 2006, 2007, and 2008, in addition to many accolades and awards from songwriting competitions.
Her musical influences are Etta James, Gladys Knight, Barbara Streisand, Billy Holiday, Sarah Vaughn, Phyllis Hyman, Quincy Jones and Aretha Franklin.
Pamela G gives foot stomping and hand clapping performances along with her band Blues Addiction, and is strong with her convictions as well as her family and fans. She is proud of how God has blessed her in all of her accomplishments, and she looks forward to becoming the next Grammy DIVA!
Her Performances Include:
Pasadena Playboy Jazz Festival 2002
Doheny Blues Festival 2003 - Dana Point
The Coach House - San Juan Capistrano
Monterey Bay Blues Festival 2008 – Monterey
Galaxy Theater - Santa Ana
San Gabriel Street Festival – San Gabriel
Hard Rock Café - Newport Fashion Island
House of Blues – Los Angeles, Anaheim
B.B. King's Blues Club - Universal City
Martini Blues - Huntington Beach
The Marine Room Tavern - Laguna Beach
Harpoon Henry's - Dana Point
The White House - Laguna Beach
Hennessy's - Laguna Beach
Spaghettini's - Seal Beach
Stubrick's - Fullerton & Aliso Viejo
The Grove Theater
The Key Club
The Quiet Woman
Additional Performances and Special Events:
Many carnivals, fundraisers, fashion shows, parties, weddings, and church functions. Television appearance on KODC Daybreak OC, and a welcome home for the troops at Los Alamitos Base for the 950th Maintenance Company (200 soldiers; the largest deployment out of Orange County).
If you are interested in booking Pamela G for an event, please contact Corvette Sandy at Golden Sands Entertainment (714) 847-0026.