Judy Paster is a 4-time nominated GMA (Gospel Music Association) Award winning songwriter performing a charismatic blend of Americana & folk rock songs. With refreshing honesty, this "petite powerhouse of sound" delivers a distinctly pure sound, reminiscent of 70's folk singers, yet with a power packed style all her own.
The Philadelphia native, launched her recording career with media-based label A.I.R. debuting her first self-titled EP. Since the album release, Judy has worked with talented producer Jim Femino and inspiring Nashville songwriters Bill Diluigi and Sean Spicer. She continues to live up to her Billboard Magazine review as an artist truly "...on the rise", with 4 GMA Canadian Covenant Award nominations for songs she co-wrote, and won the 2015 GMA Award for Jazz Blues Song of the Year. ("Awaken My Love", by Paster, Spicer, & DiLuigi)
Judy recently went to Haiti, to share music at an orphanage. While there, she recorded the children singing in their native language, Creole (Haitian French). Upon returning to Nashville, DiLuigi and she penned "While You Lay Sleeping," in which she and her production team were able to give the children a voice on her new record, by adding their voices to the song. Her new EP titled "RUBIES, ROCKS & STONES", includes this track. This Americana/ Folk Rock project was produced by Southern Gospel legends, The Gaithers, and released last summer.
Paster can be found leading worship, performing, co-writing and recording in Nashville, TN. She often plays at the Nashville Rescue Mission, singing to folks who have found themselves homeless and bound to addiction, now in recovery. Judy has appeared on Nite Line and Atlanta Live, both TV programs where she was musical guest, and also interviewed. Judy is affiliated with NSAI, NARAS, ASCAP, & the Americana Music Association. She is currently writing for film and TV, while simultaneously performing at venues across the United States.
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Judy Paster Announces New Gaither Produced EP ‘Rubies, Rocks & Stones’ Coming July 28
Three Time GMA Award Nominee Thrilled About New Americana Project
"Rubie, Rocks & Stones" album by Judy Paster
"This new Americana album ‘Rubies, Rocks & Stones’ is a multi-faceted gem"
NASHVILLE, TN (PRWEB) JULY 17, 2017
Judy Paster, a three time GMA (Gospel Music Association) nominee and winner of the 2015 Jazz/Blues Song of the Year announced today she will be releasing a new Americana EP “Rubies, Rocks & Stones” produced by the Southern Gospel Legends the Gaithers on Friday, July 28th via iTunes. Paster will pre-release a new single from the EP, “Wings of Gold” a week prior on July 21st.
It is rare for a singer-songwriter to relocate to Nashville and record an Americana project with Southern Gospel legends, the Gaithers. Judy Paster, a Philadelphia transplant, is thrilled to have such a unique opportunity.
“This new Americana album ‘Rubies, Rocks & Stones’ is a multi-faceted gem,” says Judy Paster. “From the themes of finding the freedom to follow your dreams in ‘Wings of Gold’ to the message of help for Haitian orphans in ‘While You Lay Sleeping’ I am proud to be a part of this body of work. Recording with award-winning Gaither Music Producers Will Jennings and Michael Sykes was an unforgettable experience.”
Judy Paster performs a charismatic blend of Americana and Nashville Folk. Her unique power packed style offers an authentic and pure sound, reminiscent of popular 70's folk singers. “Rubies, Rocks & Stones” is Paster’s third album. After releasing her first album, Billboard Magazine referred to Paster as an artist truly "on the rise." Continuing to live up to that review, this latest album was co-written with Nashville songwriter Bill Diluigi, with whom Paster previously won the 2015 GMA Award for Jazz/Blues Song of the Year for “Awaken My Love.”
Paster recently traveled to Haiti to perform at an orphanage and recorded the Haitian children singing in their native Creole language and included them in her song “While You Lay Sleeping.”
“Rubies, Rocks & Stones” is an original EP collection of songs written by Judy Paster and Bill Diluigi.
The EP was produced by Will Jennings and Michael Sykes.
“Rubies, Rocks & Stones” (Nashville Folk Records) EP track listing includes:
She Belongs To The Day
Bright Side of the Moon
Rubies, Rocks & Stones
Wings of Gold
While You Lay Sleeping
Musicians on “Rubies, Rocks & Stones”:
Judy Paster: Acoustic Guitars, Lead Vocals
Will Jennings: Drums, Guitars, Keyboards, Bass, Background Vocals
Joel Key: Acoustic Guitars, Bass
Steve Hinson: Dobro, Steel Guitar
Biff Watson: Acoustic Guitars
Michael Sykes: Background Vocals
“Rubies, Rocks and Stones” EP will be available on Amazon and iTunes.
To arrange press interviews with Judy Paster, contact Publicist Elizabeth (Liz) Motley at LizMotley (at) me.com.
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We won a 2015 GMA Canada Covenant Award
(equal to an American Dove Award)
for Jazz Blues Song of the Year!
Instrumental Version of 'Awaken My Love'!
Stronger the new 5 song EP is now available!
It includes 2 bonus retro tracks that were reviewed
in Billboard magazine.
Billboard magazine has said of Judy Paster
"The woman knows how to sell a song"
Rubies Rocks & Stones the new album is available now on iTunes & Spotify!