To know Yolanda Rabun is to know that she is a skilled singer with a natural storytelling instinct; she comes out the gate stunning her live audiences with her endless energy, commanding vocal power, and inventiveness. Her stage shows are engaging, full of passion, and include straight-ahead and contemporary Jazz, Blues, Folk, Pop, and even Gospel. And, Yolanda is never afraid to take risks. This rich-voice chanteuse headlines events with her own band for large corporate events and even sold out specialty shows but Yolanda Rabun has also opened for and sung with such iconic artists as Jennifer Holiday, Howard Hewitt, Ron Isley and the Isley Brothers, R&B singer KEM and the world-renowned iconic drummer, Sheila E.
Yolanda Rabun has also performed with the NC Opera, the Durham Symphony Orchestra and appeared on a number of TV and radio programs. A proud member of Actor’s Equity, Yolanda even has achieved notoriety on regional theatre stages with magnificent reviews alongside Tony-award winning actors, and is an often requested motivational speaker.
Yolanda is also a Voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (the Grammys), a registered BMI songwriter and a publisher with both BMI and ASCAP. Imagine a wise person who is sophisticated and well-educated with self-respect and compassion for others, but is also multi-talented in many fields with expert knowledge to tout; As a wife, mother, corporate lawyer, professional actor, music entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and acclaimed recording-performing artist extraordinaire, Yolanda Rabun is that person. She is a true Renaissance woman, and in her own words, “not done!”
“I’m just delighted to be able to share great stories through song!” says Yolanda, who laughs when people rattle off who they think she sounds like! She is living at the speed of passion for sure! Yolanda Rabun’s brand of Soulful Jazz is here to stay. Check her out!