Steve Kannon, Observer, March 8, 2018
“Every song that we’ve chosen has some kind of personal connection,” she says. That includes Pazzano’s longstanding fascination with Judy Garland.
“My mother tells me I was transfixed in front of the television any time the Wizard of Oz was on. As an infant, the only thing that got me to quiet down was a music box playing ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow,’” she laughs.“I’m definitely paying homage to her with this.”
From those influences, both performers took a musical path that includes formal studies and, now, time as musical educators in their own right.
Pazzano is a classically trained contralto, with a vocal range that can cover the gamut of emotions.”