Award winning Poets the Destoyers film. Whitney act and playing Piano
Clements Place of Rutgers University
Paul L. Dunbar's poem to music
This Berklee Alumni of Emmpowerment Music recording artist and Blu Jazz
promotion Artist Whitney Marchelle Jackson is an international award winning exceptional vocal performer, educator, headliner, and opening act artist with Tour de force sold out performance shows! ASCAP Songwriters name is Marchell Jackson. Plays piano & guitar. A studio session singer demanded by many. SAG/AFTRA , Local 802 and Voting Grammy member. Dean List at Berklee School of Music. Performs Music of originals, Jazz, Blues, POP, Be Bop, Theater, American Songbook. Known for swinging pop tunes like Beyonce's Single Ladies and more. Opened for Kiss Bill Withers Fat Head Numan. Donny Hathoway Performing with such Icons as Clark Terry, Dee Bridgewater ,Herbie Hancock, Helen Sung, Lakechia Benjamin, Wycliffe Gordon, and more.
Performer at such prestigious venues in New York/New Jersey : Apollo, Rutger's University Projects, Hudson River Park Pier events, Numerous Festival and tribute shows, Swing 46 with Kevin Blancq Bid Band, Carnegie Hall, New York Blue Note,Parkers 'Thompson Hotel, Copacabana, Lewiston Jazz Festival, Eastman University, Recently featured At the Berklee Jazz Vocal Class Headed by Assistant Professor Daniela Schachter. World Cup Polo Televised. Mintons and more.
Receives Air play National and International radio stations including; Wbgo, Sirus-XM. Jazz Times quotes" She is a formidable singer with praiseworthy scat and vocalese skills, impressive range and an appealing scorched soul sound. LA Weekly jaw dropper on Joey Calderazzo's song Hope ! She sings like she means it, and she means a lot! She knows how to bop!"
New Release entitled Strong Black Women- Whitney Marchelle Jazz Featuring Various See on Amazon Spotify & More.
New Single Whitney Marchelle Hip Empowerment - hip hop jazz featuring Lady Luck.
Many thanks to DJ Khaled for inspiration to finish SBW project. Thanks to Jeff Liberman for giving me the info for Nina from his Documentary. The Amazing Nina.
Straight-Ahead CD is DIG DIS! Mixture of Smooth Jazz & Straight Ahead cd is - Me Marsalis & Monk CD! Both available on Amazon. New Educational cd entitled STRONG BLACK WOMEN CCOMING OUT SOON in 2022.
Works with Top Grammy Players and renowned venues internationally, including: Russian Samovar, Dusit Thani Duba Clements Jazz Series, Sabu Adeoyla, Eddie Durham Festival, Art Deco Festival, The Velvet Note, Tonight Show (w. Wayne Newton Don Rickles -host). KISS (opened with Witches Brew Group) BET, Rochester Memorial Art Gallery. Drake University Big Band ,Quincy Jones, Wycliffe Gordon, Rachel Z, Freda Payne, Swiss Chriss, Felicia Collins, George Caldwell, Endea Owens, Several Alpha Phi Alpha Events Carmen Intorre, Among other people and venues.
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COMMERCIAL : Spike Lee, Produced Commercial State Farm Insurance- Blue Chip Potato Chips.
Acting: Bridges of Madison County, Hitch, Law & Order.,Last OG,Equailizer
She has been described as A Zelig of Jazz, Jazz Jedi Knight, Obi Wan and The Force. Worked or recorded with: Wycliffe Gordon ,Tia Fuller formerly with Beyoncé, Quincy Jones (studio), ELEW, Brandee Younger, Dezron Douglas, Rapper Lady Luck, Jonathan Batiste, Camile Gainer Jones, Jeremy Pelt (studio), Bertha Hope, George Caldwell, Duane Eubanks, Sabu Adeoyla, Don Menza,Edsel Gomez, Gunhild Carling,Bernard Linnette, Freda Payne, Carlo De Rosa, Kim Clarke, Anthony Wonsey, Sylvia Cuenca, Russell Hall, Chris Rob, Lonnie Plaxico,Camile Thurman, Terreon Gully, Endea Owens, Numerous Award shows,Clement Jazz Series (Taylor Moore, Essiet, Okon Essiet, Swiss Chris, Frank Lacy, Sweet Lee Odom) Patience Higgins, Amina Figarova, Ginny's Supper Club with Tom Browne, James Ingram, Bill Saxton, Champion Fulton, Winard Harper,Tonight Show (featured- with Wayne Newton), Dubia & more. See her on 'The View" promo Ad .
A 2016 Millinieum Young Gifted & Black Award Receipent of Jazz & Blues.
Eddie Durham Jazz & Blues Recipient Award. We Are Listening Honorable Mention Songwriting Award. Billboard Honorable Mention Songwriting Award.
Oil can Harrys -opened For Bill Withers ,Kiss Donny Hathoway(Witches Brew) and Headliner Oil Can Harry's. Opened for James Brown -Cesars Palace (Jackson Sisters) .Flushing Town Hall opened for David Fat Head Newman.
A teaching artist (Jazz,Hip Hop,Pop, Blues & Theater) clients have made The VOICE finals, BET,several award shows, award winning movies, and top charted songs.
Performed: Numerous Tribute Shows(Abbey, Billie, Sarah and Betty Carter). New York Young Gifted Black Awards (guitar vocal). 2015 performed the Star Spangled Banner at the World Cup Polo Event (Bethpage). Danny Glover Awards -United Nations 2016 event. Iliki Hotel (w/ Doug Mcdonald 6-months) Hilton Hotel-Hawaii Jimmy Burgess), Pine Grill Festivlal,Buffalo colored musician union. (Frontier House- surprise guest) ,Balloon Festival Sentosa Island, Rochester Jazz Festival W/ Educators Big Band,Tom Browne Winter Fest. Abbyssinian Choir, Abbyssinian Jazz Vespers,Lady's Got Chops Festival,Ethical Cultural Center, Kansas City Jazz Festival (Calvin Keys Joanne Jackson).Numerous political events. Women In Jazz Festival (Eastman Killbourne Hall).
Friars Club (Jackson sisters),Terrace Inn,Hyatt Hotel,Biltmore Hotel,Tommy Bank Show, Gong Show Winner, Russian Samovar,Jilly's (52nd St),Whole Foods Jazz Summer Festival. Kaimera Productions SPACES 2017 Humans Collective Harlem Arts Fest (guitar vocal), Harlem Arts Festival 2016,Bergen Community College with Curtis Lundy & friends Black History Month Award Ceremony. Iowa Jazz in July Fest. Abbey Lincoln Tribute Saint Peters Church (piano/vocal). Chris Evert Tennis Classic's, Dee Dee Bridgewater(Art Deco Festival - Jazzis Magazine) Duet .Also headliner with Mustafa Orchestra.
Singapore, Japan , Paris. Nationally USA. Several Presidential Events and Presidents,Nashville Network,Norman Conners, Jeff Liberman's Amazing Nina Simone documentary(guitar/vocal) film premire. Memorial Art Gallery (Rochester) Eastman House. Creole Image Awards 2017 (piano with band ),Billboard Awards( Background vocalist for several acts) ,Tonight Show (Wayne Newton). Harlem Week (guitar /vocal). Louis Armstrong House.Harlem Late Night Jazz. Gelles Poetry Place.
Des Moines Civic Center, Harlem Gospel Choir,Abbyssinian Gospel Choir,Jazz Foundation, Jazzmobile , American Diabetes Hats Event, Educational event WC Handy at JALC (piano/vocal). Oil Can Harry's Vancouver Canada,Steinway Musical Hall. Numerous Hotels.
Whitney has performed studio: Clark Terry, Wycliffe Gordon,Taurus Mateen, Barry Sames, Steve Turre, Riza Printup,Camile Thurman, Frank Lacy,Ray Charles (studio), Arnetia Walker, Danny Mixon,Wayne Newton (Years), Walter Blanding Jr.,Cleave Guyton,Dan Nimmer, Neal Cain. Ramone Pooser,Don Freidman, Marcus Mclorin,Kofie Burbridge, Eric Durham, Ricky Gordon,Gary Motley,Taurus Mateen, Reginal Veal, Carmen Intorre, Russell Hall,Carmen Intorre,Jeremy Pelt and more.
Rochester Eastman Jazz Educators Big Band, Drake University Big Band, Favorite Conductor = Vinnie Valcone,Wayne Newton Orchestra, Apollo Big Band- Chester Whitmore conductor. Melton Mustafa Big Band.
Other performaces:Zinc Bar, Jazz Foundation Events,Harlem Walk & Jazzmobile 50th All-stars,Grants Tomb,Singapore Harry's Bar, Hilton Hotel, Berklee Conservatory Kobe Japan ,Colored Musicans Assoc., ABC SuperStars Events (Hawaii),Fox Theater Grammy Events, Killbourne Hall. Iowa Polo ,Singapore Lighting Of The Torches Finals, Chris Evert Tennis Classic (Star Spangled Banner). Several Hotels, several Donald Byrd Tributes.
Whitney studied songwriting in Nashville TN. Instructor guest at Kobi Berklee School of music For Jazz vocals and Theory, Instructor Eastman, (adjunct sub),School 47 (Rochester),Sojourner House,Wellington School of Music (Dubia), Private Students, Currently teaches vocals/theory and piano for casting management, Substitute at New York Jazz Workshop and teaches privately.
Whitney Marchelle Jackson loves to perform, often plays jazz jeopardy with audience . She is an artist in Mix-media with works showed at Harlem Jazz Museum, The Late Show, and BET Associates.
Influenced by: Sarah Vaughn,Ella,Aretha, Barbra Streisand, Nancy Wilson, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Betty Carter, Wynton Marsalis,Clark Terry,Roberta Flack,Gladys Knight, Frank Sinatra,Bonnie Rait Etta James,Abbey Lincoln, Irene Reid, Jill Scott, Mahilia Jackson,Loretta Lynn,Shirley Horn, Stevie Wonder,Chaka Kahn, Nat King Cole, Billie Holiday, Joanne Jackson, Minnie Ripperton, Natile Cole, Willie Nelson, Donny Hathoway,Whitney Houston, & Dianne Reaves.
Other studio sessions: Mr. Gadget.
Studio : Billboard Awards.
My favorite Book : "The Little Red Book of Musician's Wisdom" By Sheila
Vocal Studies and private lessons: Sister Joanne Jackson,Mark Murphy, Derrick Smith,Audry Shakir (Spellman),Craig Deary, Patience Higgins,Wycliffe Gordon, New School scat course, Mel Eastman,Clark Terry, Barry Harris. Parents Mrs. Hoffman. Several influenced artist gave one on one Harmonic theory & vocal education.
Dee Dee Bridgewater - Mentor
DIG DIS track #5: ROMANCIN IN JAZZ TIME-BluJazz Lable,Pub B.M.I. Marchell Starr Music. Ms. Marchelle Jackson-Vocals, Russel Hall-Bass, Danny Mixon- Piano,Caremn Intorre- Drums, Jeremy Pelt- Trumpet. 1.&2 version
See RUSSIAN RTVI TV PERFORMANCE/ INTERVIEW (towards the end yellow highlight FB copy paste) link
Strong Black Woman Ballad
James Gibbs featuring Whitney Marchelle vocals
141 Bright Street
Jersey City, NJ
201 435 1234 (large parties over 4 make reservations.
7:30 pm - 9:00pm
SEPT 9TH MUSIC ON THE WATER rain date rescheduling.
WHITNEY MARCHELLE JACKSON & QUARTET
August 19th ,2023
Clarrissa Music Festival Reunion
Rochester , New York
Parker's At Thompson Hotel
119 W 56th Street, NY
256 W 52nd Street NY
June 20th, 2023
119 W 56 street
MOTHERS DAY 2023
WITH BERTHA HOPE
ALVIN AND FRIENDS
NO ADMISSION FEE
PARKERS AT THOMPSON HOTEL
6PM-9PM ( no admission fee)
119 West 56th Street, New York, NY 10019
212 245 5000
only p=make reservations for party of 6 or more.
Feb 22, 2023 & March 22, 2023 & July 19th
Swing 46 with Kevin Blancq Big Band
349 West 46th Street
206 W 118th St.
Shows & 7:00 & 9:30
(first 25 advance reservations get new free cd)
Septempber 21, Swing 46
Kevin Blancq Big band
Badass boot camp
Jazz Night Scat Class & Performance
35B Richmond Terrace Suite
(Market place right off ferr dock)
Out door tribute To L. Vance.
New York NY
Textiles of Burkina Faso
July 10th, 2022
125 W 26th Street Manhattan
New York NY 10001
July 7th, 2022
CONTANCE BAKER MOTLEY RECREATION CENTER
348 E. 54th Street , NY NY
Music In The Garden
With Sabu Adeyola
West Side Community Garden
135 W 89th St, New York, NY 10024
National Jazz Museum Of Harlem
Originals and honoring women
58 W 129th St Ground Floor,
2203, NYC NY 10027
Studio recording and Berklee School of Music
National Museum Of Harlem
Jazz Power Initiative event
58 W 129th St Ground Floor, 2203, NYC NY 10027
Berklee School Of Music- On line
Daniela Schachter Jazz Vocal Class
Featured Guest (45 min)
with The Kevin Blancq Band
Tracy Gold Show
Berta Indeed Presents Whitney Marchelle Patience Higgins Band
Ralph Ellison Memorial Park
150th and Riverside Drive
August 27 Harlem Late Night Jazz (rained out)
With Chip Crawford (of Gregory Porter Band)
Jackie Robinson Park
Whitney marchelle piano vocal and with band.
August 26, 2021
Hudosn River Park Pier 84
Whitney Marchelle Piano/vocal
Mike Ledone piano. Carmen Intorre drums,
Paul Gill Bass. https://hudsonriverpark.org/visit/events/event/whitney-marchelle/
Studio session's:Berklee Power, Omar Hakim's Studio)
June Black Music Appreciation Month
Manhattan Plaza Share Talent
Manhattan Plaza on 400 W 43rd Street
Whitney Marchelle Key boards/vocal, Felix on Bongo's, Paul Gill Bass
Performance time 7:30
Music on the inside
June 27th, 2021
Whitney Marchelle Guitar and vocal 6pm
June 26th, 2021
Awards Entrepreneurs Club
Recipient and performance
Whitney Marchelle Jackson
June 21st , 2021
MAKE MUSIC NEW YORK
Russian Samovar- Outside balcony
252 W 52nd Street
whitney Marchelle - keys vocal,Bernard Linette drums, Brandi Disterheft bass, Marvin Horn Guitair
JUNE 16,2021 Postponed
PIER 84 (12 and W. 44th st)
Hudson River Park Presents
Whitney Marchelle with mike Ledone, Paul Gill and Chris Beck
free bring chair some built in seating.
online performace songs of Monk & originals
With Bradford hays Quartet
Lady Got Chops Festival
View on line
Harlem Dance Swing Society
Battle of the Divas
zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83479474674?pwd=dHBHNG56RCtwSU5EYjMrR2x1SUZiUT09 SOLD OUT 500 capacity
July,2020, (several Virtual Performances)
Mike Ledone- Piano, Paul Gill bass Marchell vocal- Virtual Live concert
Women Empowerment Awards
Numerous performers include:
Whitney Marchelle Live Plays Piano/sings
Original Song- Nina And Beyonce's Spirit from Lion King
6-9 Vip Tickets 35.00 General 25.00
Who - Whitney Marchelle
When -APRIL 27TH, 2020
Where -Alternative Venues of Jazz
Feb 9th,2020 Re-scheduled
Kevin Blancq Big Band feat vocalist
whitney marchelle Jackson
349 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 262-9554
Show Tkt Price $15, $20
Feb 21st ,2020
Beauty and Anti Aging Medicine Mind and Body Connection
Red Carpet Event
w/ Roger Blanc
635 Madison 4th flr
Taste of Africa
Judge best Rice Dish
Poetry At the Players
16 Gramecy Park South,NYC
GANYC Apple Awards
333 W.23rd st New York
March 23,2020 (re scheduled)
Swing 46 Birthday Bash
Happy Jazz Cocktail Hour
W/ Kevin Blancq Big Band
May 31st,2020 - not confrimed.
Westside Garden Concert Series
Jan 11, 2020
Event with Pianist Anthony Wonsey
Kenny Gates Piano, Brandi Disterheft bass, Winard Harper drums,Patience Higgins Sax Whitney Marchelle Vocals & some piano
Swing Dance Music
256 West 52nd Street
Benny Rubin Jr. Quartet
feat Marchelle piano/vocals
Benny Rubin on Saxaphone
Ian MacDonald Piano
Berta Indeed Productions
Whitney Marchelle quartet
feat Patience higgins sax
Donald Knicks on bass
Percussionist - Lee Odom
Whitney Marchelle vocals/guitar
Whitney Plays guitar and sings.
Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling
898 St. Nicholas Ave (155 st)
Must pay for museum entrance to see performance.
Whitney Marchelle with Mish Tsiganov
Private Vocal and Piano Students: Preparing for On broadway Auditions and performances.
and Private event affairs playing piano and singing,
POETRY At The Players
16 Gramcey Park South,nyc
12:30pm - 3:00pm
Steinway & Sons
1133 Avenue of America
New York, NY 10036
Must get tickets in advance no door tickets.
Harlem Renassinace Resturant
2245 Adam Clayton Powel
with Anthony Wonsey and Endea Owens/ Kim Clarke
Theme entitled Her Song
Whitney Marchelle & Friends
The Mist Harlem
Late Night Jazz
46 W 116th St, New York, NY 10026
Whitney Marchelle & Friends
145 Mulberry Street. 8:00pm is the first set. 9:30 the second set.
Whitney Marchelle Piano/vox with kim Clark
Lady Got Chops Womens History Festival
Flushing Town Hall
16.00 member 10.00
WHCR RADIO 90.3 RADIO INTERVIEW
Lamon Fenner - Jazz Break
Voices of Harlem
The City College of New York
160 Convent Ave
New York, NY 10031
whitney Marchelle Birthday Bash
Jazz973 Clements Place
Anthony Wonsey - piano, James Gibbs Trumpet,Endea Owens Bass Lakesia Benjamin Sax, Plus Surprise All-star Guest.
Sponcered By Rutgers University
7:00-10:00 pm - You must register everbrite
No admission fee complimentary beverages
256 W 52ND STREET
NEW YORK, NEW YORK
45.00 includes dinner and show
October 11,2018 -Guest appearance
FOUNTAIN HOUSE GALLERY
635 Madison Ave 4th Flr
7:00 pm -10:00pm
15.00 Suggested Donation
RSVP Kim 917-723-8933 or pay at the door
complimentary lite snack & beverage provided.
Dress 60's style optional
June 30th 2017
Clement Jazz Series
WHITNEY MARCHELLE & Friends
(Taylor Moore, Patience Higgins,Frank Lacy, Sweet Lee Odom,Amina Figarova ,Whitney Marchelle Piano & Vocal,Essiet Okon Essiet,
Swiss Chriss- Timbales)
15 Washington Place
njapac Rutgers University
JAN 21ST 2018
WHITNEY MARCHELLE QUINTET
Featured Artist - Patience Higgins
& Endea Owens
256 W 52ND STREET
NEW YORK, NEW YORK
BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652
Technology Bld, Room 128
WHITNEY MARCHELLE( Piano/vocal)), FRANK LACY,CURTIS LUNDY, Drummer TBD
(Nina Simone and Blackman Tune)
No admission fee
free food and drinks
Young Gifted and Black Awards
Board Member- Hostess (previous performer and recipient)
26 Bridge Street.
MARCH 8TH, 2018
Lady Got Chop's Festival
Pelham Fritz Rec Center, at Mt Morris Park
18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027
WHITNEY MARCHELLE, Bernard Linnette drms, Lucas O Reily-piano,Curtis Lundy Bass, MZ "Sweet" Lee Odom- Soprano Sax
March 23rd,2018 BIRTHDAY GIG BASH
MIST HARLEM - Harlem Late night
46 W. 116th Street
Suggest make Reservations. (212) 828-6478
Whitney Marchelle vocal-piano
Edsil Gomez - Piano
Carlo DeRosa - Bass
Jimmy Delgado - Timbale
Camile Gainer-Jones - Drums
Sweet Lee Odom -Soprano Sax
Benny Rubin - Charlie Parker Character
Jazz Foundation Event
Pelham Fritz Rec Center, at Mt Morris Park
18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027
WHITNEY MARCHELLE, Bernard Linnette Drms, Lucas O'Reily- Piano,Curtis Lundy ,Eric Lemons bass, Duane Eubanks Trmpt
April 7th, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada
Howa Sylva & Tommy Boyd Wedding
The Akwaaba Mansion
Brooklyn New York
Whitney Marchelle Bernard Linnette, Patience Higgins, Layfette Harris, Eric Lemmons.
JUNE 9TH, 2018
Jazz on the Marks
353 St Marks Ave
Solomon & Kuff
2331 12th Avenue, New York 10023 by 133rd
9pm to midnight
Edsil Gomez,Carlo de Rosa,Sweet Lee Odom, Gerry Gibbs .
reservations suggested : 212.939.9443
Mike Ledonne Disability Parade
Performance Madison Square Park
Edsil Gomez, - piano, Lee Odom- soprano sax,
Endea Owens- Bass,Russell Carter- drms
Please make your donations: http://disabilitypridenyc.org/
Brooklyn Block Party at 4pm
July 31 Recording Studio Session(private)2-4pm
July/August Photo Shoot Celebrity Photographer: Rowena M. Husbands
WHITNEY MARCHELLE TRIO (Feat Edsel Gomez)
Alvin & Friends
14 Memorial Hwy, New Rochelle, NY 10801
Make reservations (914) 654-6549
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
Rochester Clothes Line Festival
Flushing Town Hall Hall Lady Got Chops festival
CD The Monk Swing - original
Smooth Jazz original.
Feat. Clark Terry & Wycliffe Gordon
SINGER, ASCAP SONGWRITER ,ARRANGER, PIANO, GUITAR, EDUCATOR, SESSION SINGER SAG/AFTRA,GRAMMY VOTING MEMBER.
New York Blue Note
Strong Woman - Live At Berklee piano vocal
www.amazon.com › Strong-Black-Whitney-Marchelle
New York State of Mind