It's for You
WHAT THE MEDIA IS SAYING ABOUT JINNY SAGORIN: Sagorin has a lush, lyrical voice, and a disarming sincerity. DENISE TAYLOR, THE BOSTON GLOBE Sagorin is a unique soulstress with a rich repertoire...She delivers her lush sounds with the purity of a songbird. 'It's For You' boasts dynamic renditions...Freddie Mercury's 'Love of my Life' ought to be an instant favorite...the most haunting and memorable is the Heymann-Fox-Cohen collaboration, 'Weeping'. JULES BECKER, NEW ENGLAND ENTERTAINMENT DIGEST Jinny Sagorin possesses a beautiful voice. She does 'Love of my Life'; one of Queen's most gorgeous, swelling, sad songs...that's where Sagorin is at home. Should be an emotionally rich evening. JIM SULLIVAN, THE BOSTON GLOBE Jinny Sagorin is a performer you are compelled to see over and over again. I was impressed at the range and texture of her exquisite voice: her ability to vocally move with ease through a rigorous repertoire of musical theater, folk and rock and her graceful and endearing presence on stage. IDA ZECCO, CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE 'It's For You' is filled with warmly sung and very tasty pop, jazz and traditional folk tunes. ED SYMKUS, NEWTON TAB Jinny Sagorin has enormous ability and a truly wonderful voice. HUMPHREY TYLER, SUNDAY TRIBUNE IT'S FOR YOU Jinny Sagorin, vocals Doug Hammer, piano, synth, percussion Produced by Jinny Sagorin and Doug Hammer Recorded, engineered and mixed by Doug Hammer at Dreamworld Productions, Lynn, MA Mastered by Dave Locke, JP Masters, Seattle, MA Song arrangements by Doug Hammer Graphic design: Tien-Yi Lee Photography: Val Adamson Watercolors: Jinny Sagorin Critically acclaimed musical theater and cabaret veteran JINNY SAGORIN was born in Durban in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Sagorin has worked as a singer, actor, artist, television presenter and writer. She performed with the national theatre companies in Cape Town and Durban. Favorite productions include FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, HAIR, EVITA, NAUGHTY NOEL, THE STUDENT PRINCE, INTO THE WOODS, ANNIE, and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. She has starred in cabaret/revues - SWINGERS, HOW LUCKY CAN YOU GET, ASPECTS OF RICE & WEBBER - and has sung in various groups, from a cappella to a rock and soul band, from folk duos to performing with the Cape Town Symphony Choir. In Boston her musical theater credits include leading roles in 1776 and THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, and with Overture Productions' THE BAKER'S WIFE with Judy Kuhn. In 2003 Jinny Sagorin was one of thirty-six performers selected out of nation-wide auditions to attend the first Cabaret Conference at Yale University. Since moving to Boston, Sagorin has become a regular on the cabaret scene, performing at Club Café, Regattabar, Encore, The Center for Arts in Natick, Blacksmith House, Java Jim's, as well as singing at private and corporate functions. She made her debut at Scullers Jazz Club in February 2005 with a sold-out performance of her show, 'IT'S FOR YOU' which launched her first solo CD. Jinny has been featured in the Boston Globe, New England Entertainment Digest, Bay Windows, The Jewish Advocate, and the Newton Tab. She appeared on Channel 7 WHDH, was featured on WNTN's '1550 Today', and has been the guest of Jordan Rich in a live broadcast of The Jordan Rich Show on WBZ NewsRadio. Sagorin served on the board of directors of the Boston Association of Cabaret Artists (BACA) for two years and was Vice-President of the organization from 2003-2004. 'Jinny has the rare vocal gifts of earthy grace and unearthly poetic beauty in her sound and in her presence. She will touch your heart.' AMANDA MCBROOM, SINGER & COMPOSER OF 'THE ROSE'