Glenda Rae & Brett Wade


Glenda Rae & A Few Essentials - New York Ballade

The rarest of musical attributes are truly magnificent voices, and in Glenda Rae and Brett Wade, you have two instruments that handily fit that description.  Presented along with Brett’s widely acknowledged guitar virtuosity, this is live music at it’s sublime best.  The casual listener will be thoroughly entertained by the duos highly stylized interpretations of popular songs and performances of refined and sophisticated original material.  The musical aficiondo will be drawn in by the superlative vocal craftsmanship, and fluent connection to the music being performed.  

Glenda Rae grew up in a musical household, and stepped in front of an audience at the age of three.  Her roots are in gospel music, but from an early age demonstrated a preference for soul and blues genres.  She also loves great pop melodies, and a wide range of influences have informed her both as a performer and songwriter.

Brett Wade is a storied veteran of the Canadian West Coast music scene.  His guitar playing and background vocals have graced dozens and dozens of recordings, including the feature guitar solo on Valdy’s “Play Me A Rock and Roll Song”, which was a staple radio hit in the 70’s.