Album release june 2019

“THU HO with the Noel Jewkes Trio Live at the Sausalito Seahorse” is now available for digital download on CDBABY! Physical albums can be purchased through the artist and at her upcoming performances.

This album materialized in a very natural and organic manner. Attracted to Thu's vocal phrasing and romantic lyricism, revered, veteran saxophonist Noel Jewkes (aka "Dr. Legato") invited her to sing with his ensemble regularly at the Sausalito Seahorse. It was quickly apparent to the sound engineer and listeners that their collective sound and musicianship embodied a rare flavor of velvety textures, harmonic opulence, and lyrical elegance that should be recorded live to best capture their creative spark and effervescent spontaneity.  Experience jazz as an art of storytelling in the most vulnerable, intimate, and nuanced of ways. A heightened sense of lyricism and memorable improvisational melodies emerge through the musical interplay between these fine San Francisco/Bay Area artists.

Thu Ho - vocals, Noel Jewkes - tenor sax & flute, Chris Amberger - upright bass, Grant Levin - piano

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Music by Bao Quoc Hoang

Videos

“Isn’t She Lovely” written by Stevie Wonder, arranged by Jacob Collier / Colin Hogan

Performed by Thu Ho, Matthew Rosenthal (tenor sax), and Maverick Fabela (piano) with SFJAZZ Monday Night Band at SFJAZZ Center

“Besame Mucho” written by Consuelo Velasquez, arranged by Tetsuya Masuishi

Performed by Thu Ho with Monday Night Band at SFJAZZ Center

“Horizon of You” written by Thu Ho & Paul Berezetsky

Performed at the History of Recorded Sound

"Talk To Me" written by Jill Scott, orchestrated by Adam Theis

Performed by Thu Ho with Monday Night Band at SFJAZZ Center

“Black Is the Color” a traditional Scottish folk song, arranged by Matt Wong

Performed by Thu Ho and Matthew Rosenthal (tenor sax) with SFJAZZ Monday Night Band at SFJAZZ Center

A Ray Charles Tribute: "You Are My Sunshine"

At Black Cat with Jazz Mafia's Cosa Nostra Strings

Shaina Evoniuk - violin; Keith Lawrence - viola; Lewis Patzner - cello; Adam Theis - trombone/bass; Aaron Kierbel - percussion 

"Mississippi Goddam" written by Nina Simone, arranged by Solas B. Lalgee, orchestrated by Adam Theis

Performed by Thu Ho, Jacqueline Corona, & Sophie Powers with Monday Night Band at SFJAZZ Center

"5 Years" written by Björk, arranged by Adam Theis and Yvette Pylant
Thu Ho, Jamie Zee, Sophie Powers - Vocals, Vince De Jesus - Timbales, Maxime Stinnett - Tenor Sax, Shane Cox - Trumpet, Joe Kelner - Drums

"Saucy Lito" written by Colin Hogan, vocal arrangement by Colin Hogan and Thu Ho

Thu Ho & Jacqueline Corona - vocals, with Monday Night Band at SFJAZZ Center

"Estate" at Angelicas

Denny Berthiaume - Piano, Chuck Bennett - Acoustic Bass, Bill Belasco - Drums

"Horizon Of You" written by Thu Ho and Paul Berezetsky. Arranged by Mark Basinski

Performed with Monday Night Band at SFJAZZ Center