Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'

On Saturday, February 24, Shoshana Bean performed her album release show - Spectrum - at Ace Theater Downtown Los Angeles. Spectrum, Bean's fourth studio album which was released on February 9, is a fresh new take on the classic tradition of big band with arrangements by Grammy award-nominated arranger Alan Ferber.

This concert featured Bean along with an 18 piece big band performing a carefully-selected collection of standards, classics and modern favorites, while still including a few Bean-penned gems.

Bean made her Broadway debut in the original cast of Hairspray before taking over for Idina Menzel as Elphaba in Wicked and has performed all over the world with artists such as Ariana Grande, Brian McKnight, Postmodern Jukebox (PMJ), David Foster and Michael Jackson.

Inspired largely by Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin, and Barbra Streisand, Spectrum promises to be Bean's most impressive project to date. Her three solo albums have topped the iTunes R&B and Blues charts in the US and UK: Superhero (2008), O'Farrell Street (2013) and Shadows To Light (2013), which debuted at #10 on Billboard's Blues Albums charts. She has amassed millions of views on YouTube, most recently her cover of Taylor Swift's "I Did Something Bad" garnered a frenzy of media attention, as well as earned high praise from Swift herself.

The concert was produced by the team behind Los Angeles' beloved "For The Record" series as part of new programming titled, "For The Record Presents."

Indie Recording Artist Audra Mae began the evening by playing an opening set with songs from her newly released album. In addition to recording artist, Mae is a prolific songwriter who has written songs for Avicii, Celine Dion, David Guetta, Susan Boyle, Miranda Lambert, Kelly Clarkson, The Band Perry, Carrie Underwood and Little Big Town.

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Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Audra Mae

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Audra Mae

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Audra Mae and Rachel Crow

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Audra Mae

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Audra Mae

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Audra Mae

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Audra Mae

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Jesse Vargas

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Amber Riley

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shoshana Bean and Amber Riley

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Haley Reinhart

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shoshana Bean and Haley Reinhart

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
David Cook and Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
David Cook and Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Jason Paige

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Zak Resnick and Ali Cobrin

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Tracie Thoms and Talia Thiesfield

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Tracie Thoms and Jai Rodriguez

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
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Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Kim Matula and Ben D. Goldberg

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Kim Matula and Nathan Lee Graham

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
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Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Barrett Foa

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
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Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
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Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Rogelio Douglas, Jr.

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Julie Garnye

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Julie Garnye, Tracie Thoms, and Rogelio Douglas, Jr.

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
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Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Siobhan O'Neill, Steve Mazurek, and Shane Scheel

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Siobhan O'Neill, Steve Mazurek, Jesse Vargas, and Shane Scheel

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Steve Mazurek and Shane Scheel

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Siobhan O'Neill and Ashley Loren

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Tracie Thoms and Eric B. Anthony

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shane Scheel, Shoshana Bean, and Steve Mazurek

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Barrett Foa and Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Barrett Foa and Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Barrett Foa, Shoshana Bean, Tracie Thoms, and Christopher Youngsman

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Dillon Klena, Shoshana Bean, and Lynn Klena

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Barrett Foa and Shane Scheel

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Jai Rodriguez and Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shane Scheel and Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
Shane Scheel and Shoshana Bean

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
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