"..a promising debut... which augurs well for future releases."- Cree McCree, Downbeat Magazine
Among tapering red curtains, maple bar tops, snares and brushes, the Israeli-born artist nightly explored a range of music from the canon of American standards with fellow New York artists — music that would become the centerpiece for Dearly Beloved. Stephanie Jones, Features Writer, Hot House Jazz Guide.
Dearly Beloved, Naama Gheber's debut was released in April 2020 with Cellar Music. The album features Steve Nelson on vibraphone Ray Gallon on Piano, David Wong on Bass and Aaron Kimmel on drums.
"...Gheber's got everything going for her here. Dearly Beloved is simply delightful..." -Dan Bilawsky , All About Jazz
"Gheber displays maturity (particularly on the ballads), youthful enthusiasm, an appealing voice and pure joy. Dearly Beloved is a strong start to a career with plenty of potential..."
Scott Yanow ,The NYC Jazz Record