"Rice can, and does, sing anything and in just about any context. Moreover, that artistic generosity is matched with an unwavering grace and dignity in her performances; in its quiet way, it's dazzling" ~ Mike West, Washington City Paper
Rochelle Rice’s sound combines the best of past and present contemporary music. Her profound and flawless voice is a woven tapestry of jazz-centric contemporary pop and soul, while her undeniable stage presence and boldness marks her territory as an artist to follow on the new music scene. Described as “beautiful, spiritual music, steeped in Rice’s trademark fusion of jazz, pop, and soul/R&B,” Rochelle released her debut project, WONDER, to a completely sold out standing room-only crowd at AMP by Strathmore. Complete with beautiful original music, a sizzling quartet, and lush strings, WONDER is a strong first showing of what is sure to be compelling music career. As a consistent voice on the new music scene, Rochelle has performed at top venues including The Kennedy Center, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Blues Alley, Strathmore Mansion, Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley, and with internationally renowned and Grammy-Award winning artists such as, Sweet Honey In The Rock and Melissa Etheridge.