Quotes


"This is a virtuosic performance. Weaver has the rare ability to prompt laughter that turns into tears. And when she sings, hearts break and angels cry." - Patti Hartigan, Boston Globe, review of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill

"Super Rose Weaver, tops in voice and dancing among the array, charges 'Oh, Diogenes' like a wonderfully tempered dynamo." - Edwin Safford, Providence Journal, review of The Boys from Syracuse

"Rose Weaver is superb, which is not surprising to anyone who has followed her career at Trinity or on the local jazz scene. Side by Side allows her to demonstrate another side of her talents, this time as a comedienne. She proves to be first-rate funny." - Barry Fain, Nightside, review of Side by Side by Sondheim

"Rose Weaver changes costumes so quickly you think there must be a phone booth backstage. But whether she's a pregnant Irish maid, doing a wonderful parody of a sexy secretary or delivering some of Loomer's most telling lines … Weaver is a consistent strength." - William Gale, Providence Journal, review of The Waiting Room

"Ranging from the fun of 'Shake That Thing' (and does she ever shake) to an absolutely flawless rendition of 'Am I Blue' … Weaver is the consummate artist. … Everyone should be afforded the opportunity to see one of today's great performers pay her own special tribute to Ethel Waters." - Aslan Brooke, Frontiers After Dark, review of Shake That Thing

"Jazz stylist Rose Weaver … is a singer whose voice can range from the sensuously mellow to the brassily razzmatazz, all in the same song … Her voice is wonderful." - Michael Janusonis, Providence Journal

"Miss Weaver took a delighted audience ranging in age from six to sixty through a repertoire that ranged from George Gershwin to Teddy Pendergast." - Doug Allen, Providence Journal

"Your talent as a vocalist is extraordinary." - Ron della Chiesa, WGBH Radio