Blues & Jazz Vocalist, show creator
San Francisco, CA

Residency and Outreach Activities Available


Pamela Rose is a San Francisco jazz and blues vocalist who has thrilled audiences internationally for decades with her swinging, soulful style.

Rose’s latest ensemble project BLUES IS A WOMAN (set to launch Spring 2017) is a theatrical concert celebrating women blues artists from Ma Rainey to Bonnie Raitt. A brilliant ensemble of women musicians perform musical treasures as they tell stories, punctuated by rare historical film footage. The audience is transported back to the early roots of America’s most enduring art form.

Since 2011, Rose has toured nationally with her critically acclaimed show WILD WOMEN OF SONG: Great Gal Composers of the Jazz Era. Touring highlights include Monterey Jazz Festival, SFJAZZ, Feinstein’s (NY and SF), Cal Performances, Stanford Jazz, Fillmore Jazz Festival, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival and featured at Performing Arts Centers and Universities around the country.

With six recordings to her name, including the NPR featured “You Could Have it All”, Rose has performed at clubs, jazz and blues festivals and Performing Arts Centers throughout the United States, England, Germany and Denmark. Rose is also on the Vocal Faculty of the California Jazz Conservatory.

Pamela Rose shows available:
WILD WOMEN OF SONG: Great Gal Composers of
the Jazz Era
The Music and Life of Etta James
The Jewish Women of Tin Pan Alley
The Music of Cole Porter
Hammond Organ Party!
Workshops & Master Classes available


Pamela Rose's ... superb work about women in early jazz has really caught fire around the country

Rose and her talented band routinely draw rave reviews ... her set at Monterey Jazz Festival had people buzzing!
San Jose Mercury News

A joyous female-centric perspective to Jazz history!
Jazz Times Magazine

Outstanding vocals….Rose hits that jazz and soul sweet spot!
Frank John-Hadley,

... blues singer Pamela Rose has created an extravagantly entertaining and informative show WILD WOMEN OF SONG, which highlights the contributions of women songwriters.
Andy Gilbert,