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The Singer and The Songwriter

Acoustic Duo from San Francisco, CA - Will travel up to 500 miles
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MEMBER SINCE 2016
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$300 - $1000 per event
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About
Rachel Garcia's lush, jazz vocals and Thu Tran's swinging, dynamic guitar arrangements flow together effortlessly with lyrical, original songwriting to create The Singer and The Songwriter's signature sound. Their jazz-inspired chemistry and repertoire can be soothing enough for an elegant cocktail hour or relaxed brunch, while their original material is emotionally engaging enough to command the attention of an audience in a theater, house concert or listening room experience. "His guitar shimmies and swings like Django Reinhardt while her voice wraps around each note, swaying in unison like a modern-day Ella Fitzgerald."

Debuting at #34 on the CMJ Jazz Top 40 Charts, the duo's first album was critically praised as "diverse, confident, stylish and accomplished" (Americana-UK), "a revelation" (Pittsburgh In Tune) and "an opus worthy of national attention" (Playback: STL). They are currently touring the US in support of their latest release. Of their live show, The Eastsider LA writes: ""Tran's […] colorful playing style paired wonderfully with the dramatic and soulful voice of his partner in crime. It was clear that underneath Garcia's cafe-jazz voice lay a rich, billowing and powerful vocal onslaught. "

ALSO AVAILABLE: Ask us about our solo instrumental guitar services!
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Club Event

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They were amazing onsite and super easy to work with leading up to the event. They are an awesome duo and Rachel’s voice sucks you in.. in the most awesome way possible! Guests were super happy with the overall vibe, can’t say enough good things!

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Club Event

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Thu & Rachel were super easy to work with! They were flexible and just carried a sense of calm with them. There performance was spectacular! Our members gave rave reviews. Rachel's voice is beautiful!Thus playing was marvelous and they were able to judge just the right songs and volumes for the room/crowd. I would highly recommend them! Susan Fay South Beach yacht Club, San Francisco

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Christmas Party

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Excellent! Their songs and music were great! Our members loved their performance! Easy to work with and very accommodating.

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
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2019
Dec
7
Club Event
Napa, CA
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2019
May
12
Club Event
San Francisco, CA
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2019
May
3
Corporate Function
South San Francisco, CA
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
2019
Mar
23
Club Event
Napa, CA
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2018
Dec
11
Christmas Party
San Rafael, CA
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
2018
Dec
7
Christmas Party
Pleasanton, CA
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2018
Mar
14
Grand Opening
San Francisco, CA
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2017
Nov
4
Corporate Function
San Francisco, CA
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
2017
Oct
24
Corporate Function
San Francisco, CA
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2017
Aug
12
Club Event
Middletown, CA
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2017
Aug
3
Wedding
Orange, CA
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2017
Apr
21
Wedding Ceremony
Calistoga, CA
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
All I Have To Do is Dream
The Everly Brothers
I Fall To Pieces
Patsy Cline
Everyday
Buddy Holly
Can't Help Falling in Love
Elvis Presley
Dance Me To The End of Love
Leonard Cohen (Madeleine Peyroux Version)
Don't Wait Too Long
Madeleine Peyroux
A Borrowed Room In A Borrowed House
Original
A Lullaby for Malcolm
Original
After You've Gone
Standard
Blue Christmas
Elvis Presley
Christmas Time Is Here
Vince Guaraldi Trio
Christmas Waltz
The Carpenters
Dream A Little Dream of Me
The Mamas and The Papas
Dry Spell
Original
Guilty
Standard
Half the Week
Original
I'll Be Home for Christmas
Bing Crosby
I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
Standard
If You Followed Me If I Followed You
Original
Impractical Art
Original
In My Life
The Beatles
In Spite of All The Damage I've Done
The Be Good Tanyas
In Tall Buildings
John Hartford
Invisible Empire
KT Tunstall
It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas
Johnny Mathis
Let Me Back In
Rilo Kiley
Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love)
Cole Porter
Lonesome Polecat
Broadway
Marla
Original
Me at The Museum You in The Wintergarden
Tiny Ruins
Moon River
Standard
My Favorite Person
Original
Nights and Weekends
Original
No Nothing
Ella Fitzgerald
No Place Like Home for the Holidays
Johnny Mathis
Old Fashioned
Original
Out of the Fog
Original
Over the Town
Original
Pacific Coast Highway
Original
Paper Moon
Standard
Rocks in my Bed
Ella Fitzgerald
Sea of Love
Phil Phillips
Sidelong
Original
Silver Stallion
The Highwaymen
Someday
Original
Something Cool
June Christy
Sound and Light
Original
Summer Song
Original
Talk to Me of Mendocino
Kate and Ann McGarrigle
The Art of Missing You
Original
The Christmas Song
Nat King Cole
The Things We Did Last Summer
Jo Stafford
Then There Was Sky
Original
Train Song
Vashti Bunyan
Unlove You
Original
We'll Get By
Original
Where Does the Time Go
Original
You Ain't Going Nowhere
Bob Dylan
You Send Me
Sam Cooke
Blues Band
Acoustic Duo
Folk Duo
Jazz Duo
40's Hits Duo
Americana Duo
Oldies Duo
Smooth Jazz Duo
Swing Duo
Christmas Carolers
Wedding Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
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Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
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Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note The Singer and The Songwriter will also travel to South San Francisco, Belmont, Daly City, Brisbane, Oakland, Sausalito, Alameda, Emeryville, Tiburon, Berkeley, San Bruno, Albany, Mill Valley, Pacifica, Piedmont, Richmond, Corte Madera, El Cerrito, Larkspur, Millbrae, San Quentin, Tamal, Burlingame, San Rafael, Canyon, El Sobrante, Greenbrae, Orinda, San Leandro, San Mateo.
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