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"Far Eastern Swing" from Brick Wahl with LA WEEKLY

Mix in the soul, a hint of funk and attitude, some torch tunes and you have a genre in the making. Her ôMy Funny Brown Pinayö does for the sisters what Joe BataanÆs ôYoung, Gifted and Brownö did for the pinoy brothers a generation ago.

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POSTED ON OCTOBER.30.2009



"The Real Deal" from Bill Barton with CODA

Pride in her ethnic heritage is central to Clamor's music presentation. Supermodel looks probably won't hurt her career, but she's by no stretch of the imagination "just another pretty face."

There are several other memorable interpretations here. You may need a cold shower after hearing her interpretation of Nina Simone's "Sugar in My Bowl." No other performance in recent memory is as overtly sexual and sensual as this one is; in fact, Clamor trumps Simone when it comes to sheer heat.

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POSTED ON JULY.24.2008



"Clamor to Swing in Vallejo" from Rich Freedman with Vallejo Times-Herald

Clamor said she's excited about her first Vallejo appearance, acknowledging the many Filipino residents here. "I love to connect with my brothers and sisters," she said. "I love talking to fans. It's one of the joys I get from performing."

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POSTED ON JULY.11.2008



"Filipina Diva Radiates Both Charm, Flair" from Charles Greenfield with Coral Gables Gazette

Her second album FlippinÆ Out (2007) was a critical hit with a fusion of jazz and Philippine folk music. The attractive contralto brings a sultry and throaty growl to many old-time American standards and introduces the audience to the torch songs of her homeland she terms ôJazzipinoö. Clamor's voice has the low resonance and earthiness of the great Sarah Vaughn or grounded voltage of Mississippi-born Cassandra Wilson.

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POSTED ON JULY.10.2008