CD The Monk Swing - original

Clements Place of Rutgers University

Paul L. Dunbar's poem to music

September 23,2022

Mintons Harlem

206 W 118th St.

New York

Tickets 25.00

​Shows  & 7:00 & 9:30

(first 25 advance reservations get new free cd)


Septempber 21, Swing 46

Kevin Blancq Big band 

​5:30-8:30 pm

August 21,20022

​Badass boot camp

Jazz Night Scat Class & Performance

35B Richmond Terrace Suite

(Market place right off ferr dock)

Staten Island


August 6,2022​

Out door tribute To L. Vance.

107 Bainbridge

New York NY


Textiles of Burkina Faso

July 10th, 2022


125 W 26th Street  Manhattan

New York NY 10001

rsvp 470.662.6249

tickets 125.00

July 7th, 2022


348 E. 54th Street , NY NY


May 22,2022


Music In The Garden

With Sabu Adeyola

West Side Community Garden

135 W 89th St, New York, NY 10024

March  10,2022


National Jazz Museum Of Harlem

Originals and honoring women

​58 W 129th St Ground Floor,

2203, NYC  NY 10027

January 2022

Studio recording and Berklee School of Music

December 12,2021

National Museum Of Harlem


Jazz Power Initiative event

58 W 129th St Ground Floor, 2203, NYC  NY 10027

Donations accepted

​​​Nov 14th,2021

10:00 am

Berklee School Of Music- On line

Daniela Schachter Jazz Vocal Class

Featured Guest (45 min)

October 20th,2021

Swing 46

with The Kevin Blancq Band


Tracy Gold Show

Sept 29th,2021


September 19th

Berta Indeed Presents Whitney Marchelle Patience Higgins Band

Ralph Ellison Memorial Park

150th and Riverside Drive

2:00-5:00pm -free

​​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.

JULY 2021

Studio session's:Berklee Power, Omar Hakim's Studio)


Happy Pride 

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


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.


March 2021

Clements Place

online performace songs of Monk & originals

With Bradford hays Quartet

​Donations accepted

March 23rd,2021

Birthday performance 

Lady Got Chops Festival

Donations accepted

View on line

Novenmer 7,2020

Harlem Dance Swing Society

​Battle of the Divas

zoom  SOLD OUT 500 capacity

July,2020, (several Virtual Performances)

Invite only

Word Up Community Bookshop
Uptown Lil Kid Summer Camp

June 18,2020

Pier 84

Mike Ledone- Piano, Paul Gill bass Marchell vocal- Virtual Live concert

May 9th


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

Time     5-5:30

Feb 9th,2020 Re-scheduled

Swing 46


​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

Feb 22nd 

Taste of Africa


Mist Harlem

Judge best Rice Dish

New York

Feburary 26,2020

Poetry At the Players

16 Gramecy Park South,NYC



​March 2nd

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

10.00  Admission

May 31st,2020 - not confrimed.

Westside Garden Concert Series


​New York

Jan 11, 2020 

Event with Pianist  Anthony Wonsey

Jan 24,2020



966 Fulton


Kenny Gates Piano, Brandi Disterheft bass, Winard Harper drums,Patience Higgins Sax Whitney Marchelle Vocals & some piano

Swing Dance Music

20.00 donation

Jan 26,2020

Russian Samovar

256 West 52nd Street

3:00pm -7pm

Benny Rubin Jr. Quartet

feat Marchelle piano/vocals

Benny Rubin on Saxaphone

Ian MacDonald Piano

Bassist TBA

Jan 27,2020

Patricks Place

Berta Indeed Productions


Whitney Marchelle quartet

feat Patience higgins sax

Donald Knicks on bass

Percussionist - Lee Odom

Whitney Marchelle vocals/guitar

Dec 7th,2019

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.

November 16,2019

Whitney Marchelle with Mish Tsiganov




October 2019

Private Vocal and Piano Students: Preparing for On broadway Auditions and performances.

and Private event affairs playing piano and singing,

​September  18,2019

​POETRY At The Players

16 Gramcey Park South,nyc


Sept 21,2019​

12:30pm - 3:00pm

Steinway & Sons

1133 Avenue of America

New York, NY 10036

Must get tickets in advance no door tickets.

​July 21,2019

Harlem Renassinace Resturant

2245 Adam Clayton Powel

From 6-9pm

Make reservations

July 23rd,2019

with Anthony Wonsey and Endea Owens/ Kim Clarke

Arts Brookfield

Theme entitled Her Song

 Zuccotti Park

12:30-1:30 pm

New York

May 10th,2019​​​

​Whitney Marchelle & Friends

The Mist Harlem 

Late Night Jazz

46 W 116th St, New York, NY 10026 
(212) 828-6478


MAY 11,2019

​Whitney Marchelle & Friends

Capri Restaurant

145 Mulberry Street. 8:00pm is the first set. 9:30 the second set. 

March 21,2019

Whitney Marchelle Piano/vox with kim Clark

Lady Got Chops Womens History Festival

Flushing Town Hall

​Queens NYC

7:00 pm

16.00 member 10.00

March 24,8:30pm


Lamon Fenner - Jazz Break

Voices of Harlem

The City College of New York
160 Convent Ave
New York, NY 1003

March 27th,2019

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

All-Star performers

7:00-10:00 pm  - You must register everbrite

No admission fee complimentary beverages

Newark NJ

March 4th,2019

Russian Samovar 

(212) 757-0168)

45.00 includes dinner and show



October 11,2018 -Guest appearance
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


(Taylor Moore, Patience Higgins,Frank Lacy, Sweet Lee Odom,Amina Figarova ,Whitney Marchelle Piano & Vocal,Essiet Okon Essiet,

Swiss Chriss- Timbales​)

15 Washington Place

Newark NJ

​Presented by 

njapac Rutgers University

JAN 21ST 2018



Featured  Artist - Patience Higgins

& Endea Owens

BRUNCH 3:00-7pm




(212) 757-0168

FEB 27,2018


​400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652

​Technology Bld, Room 128


(Nina Simone and Blackman Tune)


No admission fee

​free food and drinks

(201) 447-7100

Feb 28th

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

10.00 Cover

cd's Avilable.


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


​April 15,2018

The  Akwaaba Mansion

​Brooklyn New York

Whitney Marchelle Bernard Linnette, Patience Higgins, Layfette Harris, Eric Lemmons.


JUNE 9TH, 2018

Whitney Marchelle


Jazz on the Marks

353 St Marks Ave



June 28,2018

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

July 15

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:

​July 28

Brooklyn Block Party at 4pm

​July 31 Recording Studio Session(private)2-4pm

July/August Photo Shoot Celebrity Photographer: Rowena M. Husbands

Sept 2nd


Alvin & Friends

Brunch 11-3:00pm

​​14 Memorial Hwy, New Rochelle, NY 10801

Make reservations (914) 654-6549


Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
Uptown Kid Lit Summe

Emmpowerment Music BLU Recording artist and Blu Jazz Promotion Artist Whitney Marchelle Jackson is an international award winning exceptional vocal performer,educator, headliner, and opening act  artist withTour 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, Be Bop, Theater, American Songbook.  Known for swinging pop tunes like Beyonce's Single Ladies and more. Opened for Kiss  Bill Withers Fat Head Numanm. Donny Hathoway Performing with such Icons as Clark Terry, Dee Bridgewater ,Herbie Hancock, Helen Sung, Lakecia Benjamin, Wycliffe Gordon, and more.

Performer at such prestigious venues in New York/New Jersey : Apollo, Rutger's University Projects, Hudson River Park Pier eventsSwing 46 with Kevin Blancq Bid Band, Carnegie Hall, New York Blue Note, H,Copacabana, Lewiston Jazz Festival, Eastman University, Recently featured At the Berklee Jazz Vocal Class Headed by Assistant Professor Daniela Schachter. World Cup Polo Televised. Various Tribute Shows.

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.

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     

​ Anderson.

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

cd's available:


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

Flushing Town Hall Hall Lady Got Chops festival

Harlem Late Night Jazz.

Rochester Clothes Line Festival

About Whitney Marchelle

New York Blue Note

National Jazz Museum of Harlem Dec.2021

New York State Of Mind - Mintons

Strong Black Woman Ballad

Strong Blck Woman Piano/vocal

     Group shot new projject Strong Black Women

Kevin Blancq Big Band Swing 46

The blues