Rachel Mazer, Gabriela Welch, So Much Light, Lake Stovall
500 4th Street
San Francisco, CA, 94107
This event is 21 and over
“(It's) the kind of song you’d hear in a commercial, then whip out your Shazam app in a flash to find out what it is and who is singing it—Mazer’s voice is commanding, and “Open Heart” is a fresh take on studio jazz and soul music.”
- Paste Magazine
"An impressively multi-sided, soulfully expressive debut from Rachel Mazer marks the start of what should be a longstanding solo career for the singer-songwriter."
- Pop Matters
Rachel Mazer is a retro pop singer songwriter based in Los Angeles, originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. Rachel started her music career as a sought after and skilled freelance multi-instrumentalist (tenor saxophone, bass, guitar) performing with and supporting many artists and bands. Since the release of her first single ‘Is It So Wrong’ at the end of 2018, people have begun to recognize Mazer as a solo artist and buzz of her original music has been growing. Since releasing her debut album 'How Do We Get By' in March 2019 which she crowdfunded $20,000 to make, Mazer’s music has been praised and written about by dozens of music publications including Paste Magazine, American Songwriter, and LA Music Blog. This ten track album has been compared to the likes of Lake Street Dive, Lianne La Havas, and Sarah Bareilles. In summer 2019, Mazer will be touring in Europe supporting Moorea Masa, as well as playing shows up the midwest and east coast.
Gabriela is a rising singer/songwriter based in Los Angeles hailing from the greater Bay Area. Her versatility spans multiple genres and platforms of performance both live and recorded, including national and international commercial and film. Her 8 years in Oakland were spent producing numerous community events including The Oakland Music Festival and varied curated showcases for artists in the area. Having opened for the likes of KING, Martin Luther, and beyond while North she 101 South'd it to continue her exploration. Arriving then to sing background for singer/songwriter Andy Grammer and continue to expand her career as herself. With her original creations and in performance at large she looks to inspire self responsibility, re-connection and individual and collective healing through the conduit of collaborative, multi-media art and expression. Gabriela independently released her debut original EP "And Who Am I Today", a 4 track collection in September of 2015. She will be releasing her first album in the Summer of 2020 and publishing a book of passages centered in tools for personal empowerment in the following future.