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The Rrazz Room

The Hosts With the Most on the Ball

George Heymont | Posted 02.25.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Whether that person is a cuddly intellectual or an old-fashioned stereotype of a mincing pixie, one's storytelling ability is often what keeps audiences coming back for more.

Robin Wilkey

SHOCK: Club Sues Hotel For Alleged Racism

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.12.2012 | San Francisco

San Francisco club The Rrazz Room recently announced that it would be closing after Hotel Nikko, the club's home since its 2008 opening, failed to ren...

Taking Note

George Heymont | Posted 02.08.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

While Shirley Jones did none of the scooping some performers rely on late in their careers, her hit-and-miss approach to many phrases was the aural equivalent of watching a pilot try to land a plane in strong crosswinds. No skid marks, but many moments of alarm and uncertainty.

Nothing Could Be Finer Than an Evening With Barbara Cook

George Heymont | Posted 11.03.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Today, many singers who are a fraction of Barbara Cook's age wish they could sing with the wisdom, phrasing, and musical intuition of an artist whose voice has maintained its sweetness and purity for so many years

Name-Dropping with Pollo! (10/05/2011)

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 12.07.2011 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Decades ago, when C&C Music Factory's "Everybody Dance Now" topped charts based on the powerful voice of Martha Wash, featured vocalists were something of a novelty. In today's music industry, they're practically the norm.