Upcoming Concert Date
Thursday, March 26th -- OAKLAND, CA
Geoffrey's Inner Circle
410 14th Street
Gala Fundraiser in support of "Headstand"
an organization that brings yoga & mindfukness to k-12 Bay Area classrooms
6pm-midnight / $30-100 crowdrise.org/deadstand50K
Praise for Put Out The Stars:
Balancing fragility and strength, introspection and unblinking observation, Oakland singer, songwriter, and pianist Rachel Efron sets her lambent, poetically charged lyrics to soft, caressing melodies. -- Andrew Gilbert, SF Chronicle >> link to full review
"It's not fair to leave a radio host speechless." -- Derk Richardson, during live performance and interview on KPFA's "Hear & Now"
Efron proves herself to be an exceptional singer-songwriter-pianist. Literate lyrics and haunting melodies make this collection special. Efron’s vocals are genuine, delicate and deeply moving. This is profoundly pleasurable pop with rich classical influences woven throughout. -- Paul Freeman, Mercury News >> link to full review
Rachel is a very good pianist and her beautiful plaintive voice is perfectly suited for her music. The piano intro for “Closing Day” with its unexpected chord changes is a good example of her clever compositions. -- A.J. Wachtel, The Noise: Music New England >> link to full review
On her new album, 'Put Out The Stars,' Efron breaks the imaginary pane of glass that separates herself from her listeners. -- Teresa Thomas, Ashland Mail Tribune >> link to full article
Efron has forged a distinct 'art-pop' sound for herself at the corner of jazz and pop with poetic lyrics and persuasive piano. -- Aimsel Ponti, Portland Press Herald