Paula Atherton

Paula Atherton

Paula Atherton

Paula Atherton is a singer/songwriter/woodwind player hailing from the NY area. Atherton, whose vocal style has been compared to Minnie Ripperton, has also been described as a smoother David Sanborn and funkier Candy Dulfer on alto sax. She has toured the world including Japan, Monte Carlo, Portugal, the US and Canada. Paula has performed with an array of artists such as legendary jazz pianist Hank Jones (Blue Note, NYC), pop star Michael Bolton, and has jammed with guitarist George Benson and the late pianist, John Hicks. Paula has also shared the stage with such notable musicians as Chuck Loeb, Johnny Pacheco, Patti Austin, Tito Puente, and Najee. Atherton s freshman album Let Me Inside Your Love debuted on the national contemporary jazz charts in 04. In 2006, a cut from Paula s debut album, I Long For Your Love , was released on Warner Europe as part of the wildly popular compilation titled Ladies of Jazz.

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