Raves

For Cds & from events, concerts, fundraisers, weddings, parties . . .

"Rouge is amazing!

The whole experience of working with them was exceptional, extremely professional & responsive. Guests raved. . . they loved Rouge’s sound, energy, & dancing!"  

K. Price, 2 PNB events

Pacific Northwest Ballet 2016

"The musicianship is unparalleled,

vocals breath-taking, joyous energy driving the tunes. As good as it gets!"

- C. Lunn, Festivals Directory NW

​"Singer Janet “Elle” Rayor charmed the audience, channeling the likes of Edith Piaf as she morphed into a pitch-perfect chanteuse, dancing through the audience, microphone in hand, connecting with young and old alike. The musicianship was nothing short of superb, with Brandon Vance on violin, Toby Hanson on accordion and Clayton Murray on the keys teaming up to complete the evening’s virtual journey to the cafes and cabarets of the Eternal City."

- Larry Vogel, My Edmonds News

"Thank YOU (and your amazing band!) for your wonderful performance. . . perfect music for our event, and I have heard nothing but rave reviews. I also want to thank you especially for being so understanding and flexible!" 

- Shayla Miles, Bloedel Reserve


"Rouge set such a lovely and inviting tone to the Atrium space. You sounded great and I really appreciate your flexibility with the space!"

-Zan McColloch-Lussier, Pike Brewing Co. Events Director

 

"Your concert was the best of our festival series! It was

a magical evening." 

- Laura Hamilton, Anacortes Arts Festival

     

"Merci pour un autre fabuleux Jour de la Bastille!"    

-Chef in the Hat du Luc et Rover's, Thierry Rautureau

Rouge played for my outdoor Midsummer's Eve party. They were pure magic...the selection and engaging performance...spot on!!!!

-Bina Donakowski, Jones Glassworks

"GREAT show. You were awesome, truly amazing. Thank you so much for bringing such incredible energy and goodness to our evening. Absolutely wonderful feedback from everyone. A woman from Paris told me that you were top quality--that she would spend $100+ on tickets to see a show of that caliber in Paris...Cool, huh?!"

- Kate Jones, Methow Arts Alliance
 

 "Rouge has been such a crowd favorite and the most delicious fit to create the mood for this sexy, Valentine's Day pre-funk!" - Chocofest, Alisha Malcolm

Rouge brought the magic, the love, and the joy of an evening in Paris to our wedding and reception.

It was everything we had hoped for!"

 - Richard Cannon & Richard Bullock

"We were a thousand percent thrilled with everything that you did and with the group! Couldn't have been happier on every level! Everybody loved you and, was like, where did you find her?!"

- Janet Abrams-Pruzan

    

"I highly recommend Janet and Rouge. She has been performing for us monthly for the past 15 years!  Our guests loves her and she is really easy to work with. Most importantly she really enjoys working the guests and interacting in a fun way with them! You'll enjoy it as well I am sure! "

- Wilfried Boutillier, co-owner Maximilien French Restaurant

 

"You  really made the party!  I look forward to the next time!"

- Carol Hosford, resident of The Highlands

 

 

​"Thank you for putting together such a great show, for being so professional and rolling with the punches the night of.  You had men and women alike mesmerized. They loved you. Best Grand Chapitre in 10 years!

-Michele Heidt, Chaine des Rotisseurs

(International chefs' organization)

 

"A huge thank you for the beautiful job . . .You were wonderful to work with.  Your voice is so beautiful & the songs you helped us decide on 

made the wedding.  We will definitely recommend you.

 You're wonderful!"

- Vickie and Brian Schoonhoven

 

"The next time I put on fishnets and straddle a chair provocatively, this is the recording I'll choose as my soundtrack. (BABY!)"

- As one of five Best Demos in preview of Rouge CD in The Rocket
     

​". . .just floored by your performance! I kept hearing “top notch!” “Grade A!” “Superb!”

- Erin Sattler, Pacific Regent Bellevue

". . . Heartfelt thank you and the other members of the group for a

wonderful evening of music at our wedding. We received a number of compliments from our guests--you were a hit!  Clay and I really

appreciated the time and caring detail you and the others took to prepare. We are also very impressed with the range and style of music

you were willing to perform. Thank you ever so much for a memorable evening."

- Elizabeth Bamger

 

"You left our audience wanting more! Perhaps we can get you back. . .The City is now talking about presenting 6 concerts next summer--a
complete turn-around for them. Thanks for being an influential player in that development."

- Carolyn Butler, Duvall Arts Commission

 

"You & your band were amazing and the music was perfect for the celebration! "

- Jennifer Spatz, 50th birthday celebration

"Je voulais juste vous envoyer ce petit mot pour applaudir encore une fois la fabuleuse performance. Les invités ont énormément apprécié leur talent qui était à mon avis la pièce maîtresse de la soirée."

-Patricia Guittet

"A dynamic group musically, visually. . . An engaging and versatile vocalist, Janet also inhabits the music as a dancer, an actress, and a clown.. . .thoroughly entertaining."

​- Jane Prancan, Qwest Foundation Director

Sponsored Rouge at Seattle and Denver Art Museum

"Rouge has collaborated with French owners WIlfiried Boutillier and Axel Mace to create a joyously romantic, old-world ambience . . . "

-Seattle Gay News

 

"Fantastic program. . .You light up the room with your wonderful smile, beautiful songs, and great musicians. I loved your involvement with the audience and stories of what the songs were saying.  People came up to me asking where did I find you!"

- Jewell Linder, Bremerton Symphony benefit

"Wonderful!  Everyone was commenting on not only how beautiful the music was, but that you also had the perfect variety and sound level for the room.  You really made our evening memorable."

- Kris Cushing, Vashon church benefit

 

"We loved your performance!  

I’m spreading the word to all the other directors!"

- Lynn Adams, activity director Creekside/Merrill Gardens

" J'ai trouvé  votre valse sur Spotify, et j'ai acheté sur Amazon.  Je suis vraiment tombé sous le charme.  Ce serait un plaisir de jouer cette valse qui m'a séduit!"

- Xavier de Miollis, une guitariste de Bearn, France
 

"Outstanding. . .humor and great joy. . ."

​- Stephany Lee Unda, programming, Peninsula College

     

"Elle nous a donné la chair de poule!!! (Elle gave us goosebumps!)" 

​- Anne-Marie Canis, owner La Galette & collaborator

for 7 Rouge dinner-theatre concerts

       

 

"We have had such great feedback on how much people enjoyed listening to you. . myself included!"

-Beverly Kosanich, Forgeron Cellars

 

"Thank you for bringing your great vibe to our reception.  Merci beaucoup!   We heard loads of compliments about the band!"

- Thad and Tricia Scott

 

"Thank you for the great performance. The kids were

just sorry that you had to leave."​

 - Kathy Hazen, Highline High School

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"Rouge is a fantastic band!

Their vocalist, Elle Rayor, is a captivating performer

and her musicians support her beautifully."

- Dina Blade, Seattle jazz recording artist & performing coach

 

​"Next season will be made up of 'favorites' so far. We definitely want you included!" 

- Alan Newberg, Collective Visions Concert Series, Bremerton

 

    

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