Original Reggae and Latin Jazz Artist Razteria Holding Album Pre-Release Party at Oakland’s The New Parish

Berkeley, California (EastBayDaily) — San Francisco recording studio Live Oak Studio is holding an album pre-release party for its rising star Razteria at Oakland nightclub The New Parish on Thursday, August 30, 2012. Razteria is performing live as the opening act for Grammy award-winning reggae artist Michael Rose to celebrate and preview her newly released album “Maz Rasteria.” Doors open at 8 pm and performances begin at 9 pm.

“Maz Razteria is an album infused with messages of justice, love and political awareness,” said Carla Ramos, East Bay Loop writer. “(The albums is) maneuvered into brilliant lyrics, layered over uplifting Reggae beats, in which Asteria’s vocals are heavenly and infectious.”

Already renowned for her ability to translate raw emotion and pertinent political issues into fluid, relatable reggae and soul music, Razteria is celebrated for her latest project “Maz Razteria” as it showcases her unique ability to hold an entire audience’s emotions hostage.

"Razteria is an amazingly talented songwriter and songstress,” said Priscilla Rice, owner of Live Oak recording studio. “Her album is so much fun to listen to. We were very happy to be involved in her project."

Razteria has been described as a perfect combination of early No Doubt, Sade and Steel Pulse into one, innovative, soulful and vibrant sound. Guests of the album release party will be dazzled by her shining stage presence, meaningful lyrics and distinctive fuse of reggae, Latin jazz and rock music.

Guests of the album release party can look forward to originally eclectic live music and giveaways of limited edition vinyl samples of “Maz Razteria” featuring “Addicted” and “There is no end” , cover by legendary roots-reggae band The Abyssinians.

Music lovers itching to get a sneak preview of “Maz Razteria” are encouraged to check out her electronic press kit at reverbnation.com/razteriamusic “Maz Razteria” was recorded in its entirety at East Bay recording studio Live Oak Studio.

For more information about break out soul music artist Razteria or for tickets to her “Maz Razteria” album pre-release celebration at The New Parish, visit http://www.thenewparish.com/event/126093/ or call (415).371.1631 before 5pm or (510) 444-7474 after.

About Live Oak Studio Since 1984, Live Oak Studio, a greater San Francisco music recording studio, has recorded music legends, including Destiny’s Child, Boyz II Men, Will Smith, Alicia Keys, Tony! Toni! Tone! and E-40. The Berkeley studio utilizes a Digidesign Pro Tools HD-based system to record breakthrough and award-winning albums for artists all of genres. The East Bay recording studio specializes in audio, voiceover, live band recording, audiobook and narration recording services. The studio can also help artists with mixing, editing and creating audiobooks, podcasts and meditation CDs.

For more information about recording at Live Oak Studio, please call (510) 423-0771 or visit them on the web at liveoakstudio.com.


Priscilla Rice
Live Oak Studio