Hope is celebrating her new album “Awaken” Summer 2021 . She has been working on this since before the pandemic and is excited to bring it to you with a fabulous big band sound and horn players like Tom Brown of “Jamaica funk”. She is singing great tunes with a jazzy yet funky feel. Truly a wonderful album to enjoy while driving or relaxing!
Hope Diamond, jazz and RnB performer, has sang since a child, gospel
as well. She has sung back up with the fabulous Michael McDonald
concert at the Arrowhead pond with a gospel choir and was a part of
Saddleback church Praise choir!
She has song as a headliner for four months on the Italian cruise liner
the MSC with a Russian jazz Trio nightly to international guests way
into the night. She currently is performing with the Paul McDonald 17
piece Big band out of Los Angeles as a featured artist.
She was the opening act with the Shea Welch band for the panama Jazz
festival at the Panama Canal performing with musicians from that
country singing both in English and Spanish. Hope was recruited to
teach English thru Jazz in Beijing, China for the private schools there
who wanted a unique approach to learning American culture.
She has lent her voice to several charities and private events as the
main artist performing a tribute to Billie Holiday and other female Jazz
and Pop artist on stage at private events like Paramount Studios for the
Cancer society and project Angel food in Hollywood at the Catalina
Grill. She performs twice a year for the past 10 years for a private
corporation as a Pop, Cabaret and RnB act in various beautiful venues
throughout California including Disney, Hollywood academy theater
and around the country.
She currently is host, designer and partner with the new Jazz and
Cabaret speakeasy Supper club in Cathedral City called “Frankie’s
Backroom Supper Club” in the Palm Springs area where she hosts
Saturday jazz with artist throughout both the desert and Angeles
Her first Christmas CD called “Presence” by Hope Deans. Is available
on Amazon and she will be adding her first single to be announced for
the 2020 fall season.
Hope Diamond was the 2019 Winner of, Deserts Got Talent, Palm
Springs CA. at the Annenberg theater in Palm Springs which included
musicians drummer-Alvin Taylor, Percussionist Oliver Brown, KC and
The Sunshine Band, Neil Cohen. Reggie McBride of the Aretha Franklin
and James Brown band on base & Grammy Nominee pianist writer and
director, Chris Bennett.
Hope performs: Jazz, R/B, Gospel, Contemporary jazz including a little
country! Vocal Influences are Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah,
Nancy, Dion Warwick, Phyllis Hyman and Roberta Flack and Adele.