Sacha Boutros - pianist, singer. songwriter|
A native of San Diego, California, Sacha is trained in classical music and
Bel Canto opera, and has a four octave range. She sings pop, jazz, and Latin
jazz and speaks and sings fluently in several languages. Her bio says,
Sacha's "passion for music resides in her writing and singing of Jazz".
Notably, Sacha was introduced by Frankie Laine (at his 90th birthday party)
as his "Ingénue". "She’s also opened for and performed with Patti Austin,
James Moody, Red Holloway, Karrin Allyson, Julio Iglesias, Marvin Hamlisch,
Chubby Checker,Ann Hampton Callaway, Patti Page, Kay Starr, and so many
others." Sacha was introduced on Red Holloway's "Something Old Something New" album
recorded in 2008 and released in 2009. She released her first CD,
"Simply Sasha" in 2008 on CD Baby. The album was "— a mix of standards and
originals touching on jazz, Latin jazz, bossa nova, swing, and pop, and sung
in five languages (English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and French) —"
The CD featured original songs and several classic and contemporary jazz standards.
It "was nominated for two Los Angeles Music Awards as" Best Latin Vocal" for her
original song, "Amor Imposible," and "Best Vocal," and hit number seven on the Japan
music charts." "Sacha Live in Hawaii" was released in 2011.
It was recorded during a visit to Hawaii at the Waikiki Hawaii Public Radio
Atherton Studio. In 2013, she released "Sacha: NY After Dark," which
features "Terell Stafford on trumpet and flugelhorn, a rhythm section of Peter
Washington (bass) and Lewis Nash (drums), guitarist Peter Sprague, and pianist
John Di Marino, along with percussionist Tommy Aros."
Sacha records, writes and performs jazz in local and national venues.
DC Bebop page.