FREDA PAYNE & All The Jazz
Freda Payne, a highly-cherished jazz and cabaret star, rose to fame during the 1970’s with her number-one hits Band of Gold, and Bring the Boys Home. Also an accomplished actress, Freda has dignified the Broadway stage in popular shows such as Jelly’s Last Jam, Sophisticated Lady and Blues in the Night. During the early to mid-’60s, Payne established herself as a fine jazz vocalist, touring the country with both Quincy Jones and Bill Cosby, and issuing a jazz/big band-based album in 1963, After the Lights Go Down Low and Much More!.
In May 2022, Freda released a new single titled “Just To Be With You”. Freda Payne’s prolific career will continue to flourish and prosper for as long as her creative juices keep flowing. Her indelible mark on the music industry is far from over.