Rouge- Music of Paris
Rouge's engaging relationship with audiences & joyous tunes have reached people around the country. Their recordings have been heard in film, tv, video games, theatre, & radio internationally. Rouge is energized by fine musicianship & joie de vivre of accordionist Toby Hanson, keyboardist Clayton Murray, & violinist Brandon Vance who support chanteuese Elle's sensuous voice & expressive body. Two of Rouge's 4 CDs were recorded by Grammy winner Garey Shelton. Enjoy zesty recreations of 1930-60's French songs, American jazz, & more as Rouge creates an atmosphere of romance & joy distinctly French.
OPENINGS - Henry, MaryHill, Holter, Denver & Seattle Art Museum shows
FUNDRAISER & CORPORATE EVENTS - Sheraton, Westin, Microsoft, Olympic Fairmont, Opera Omaha, Tacoma & Seattle Glass Museums
FESTIVALS & CONCERTS - Seattle Mayor's Concert Series, Admiral Theatre, Panida Theatre, Out to Lunch Seattle, & Benaroya Founders Hall.
WEDDINGS - Woodland Rose Garden, Stimson Green Mansion, Dragonfly Retreat, & Smith Tower's China Room.
RECORDINGS - Walt Disney video games, Portland theatre, films, television, college & classical radio.
Rouge's regular music "home" is in the cobblestone heart of Seattle's Pike Pl. ilien, 81a Pike Pl. 98101, is a French-owned, fine restaurant where one can hear Rouge regularly in duo or full band.
Other places we've played:
Red Cat Theatre LA * American Heart Association Ball * Montana's Holter Art Museum * The Ruins * Choochokam Festival * KING FM * KBCS * City of Kenmore Summer Concerts * Viscount Portland * Cystic Fibrosis Foundation * Canterbury Faire * CenterStage Spokane * Portland Art Museum * Columbia Tower Club * 5th Avenue Theatre openings * Arboretum * Henry Art Gallery * Portland Community College * Grand Valley State University Michigan * Everett Performing Arts Center * San Juan Theatre & Arts Center * Art on the Green Couer D'Alene * MaryHill Art Museum * Westin * Couer D'Alene St. Joseph's Hospital Benefit • Franciscan Foundation * Bremerton Symphony Benefit * Blue Heron * Lincoln Theatre * Bloedel Gardens * Lakewold Gardens * Washington Women's Foundation * Zino Society * Chateau Ste. Michelle * DeLille Cellars *