Valerie Troutt – A remarkable singer-songwriter that fuses gospel, soul, world, folk and electronica in her unique approach to jazz and original compositions.
Her ability as a jazz vocalist and soul composer has inspired the hearts of many listeners, including those at the East Bay Express.
“Valerie Troutt approaches her lyrics with stirring conviction.” —John Murph, NPR.org
“Jazz vocalist Valerie Troutt is unquestionably one of the best … songwriters around. Armed not only with a pure-toned voice but a preternatural sense of rhythm … Troutt has the power to turn listeners into avid fans in the course of a few bars.” —Rachel Swan, East Bay Express
Hometown: Oakland, CA