"....Rainbolt's golden tone and interpretative intuition are undeniably seductive." Jazzwise Magazine (UK)
Shaynee Rainbolt's sumptuous tone & instrumentally oriented jazz chops have made her a New York audience favorite & Critic's Pick since she relocated from the San Francisco Bay Area in 2005. Described as "smooth, sultry, sophisticated, and swinging" It's no wonder that Time Out NY said: "Talent, Charm, Sheer Magic ~ Rainbolt's got it!" and the Siegle’s of Theatermania.com declared: “San Francisco’s loss is New York’s gain. The arrival here Shaynee Rainbolt is cause for celebration." Now a regular on the New York City music scene,Shaynee brings her fresh, unique and sultry style to music of all eras. She swings, scats, croons and connects with every word, entertaining audiences of all ages. Shaynee is also a 2012 Backstage Bistro Award Winner, a two-time MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs) Award Winner, and five-time MAC Award Nominee. and a 2012 multiple Broadwayworld.com Cabaret Awards nominee. With three critically acclaimed CD’s to her credit, the first two released on the UK Indie jazz label, 33Jazz (33jazz.com) it's no wonder she was hailed as one to watch in Scott Yanow's 2008 book: The Jazz Singers: The Ultimate Guide,
Shaynee has performed at world-class venues & festivals in the U.S. & abroad. Shaynee is also an voice and music teacher and pasionate advocate for arts education.
Venues Shaynee Rainbolt has performed @
NEW YORK: The Highline Ballroomm, Jazz Standard, Iridium Jazz Club, The Metropolitan Roomm Helen’s Hideaway Roomm Danny's Skylight Roomm The River Room of Harlemm Charley O's Times Square, Ashford & Simpson’s Sugar Bar.
CALIFORNIA: Yoshi's The Jazz Bakery Catalina Jazz Club The Rrazz Room The Empire Plush Room Jazz at Pearl's The Purple Onion The Cosmopolitan Club Jazz Nouveau Anna's Jazz Island
NEW ORLEANS: Chat Noir
CHAUTAUQUA, NEW YORK Bemus Bay POPS and John Marcellus
LONDON, ENGLAND Pizza on the Park Pizza Express Jazz Club SOHO
AUSTRALIA The Basement
NEW ZEALAND The Turner Centre at Kerikeri Raye Freedman Arts Center Waiheke International Jazz Festival National Jazz Festival Tauranga