*The Monk Swing on DID DIS cd
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 Ownes
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
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BLU JAZZ Recording artist Whitney Marchelle Jackson is an international award winning exceptional vocal performer. Headliner and opening act artist. A BMI songwriter who also plays piano & guitar. Studio session singer demanded by many. Whitney Marchelle's eclectic style encompasses many aspects of the American Music Art form to Contemporary,Straight-Ahead Jazz ,Taditional, Bebop, BAM, Pop, Classical Jazz with a 4 octave vocal range ,reads, sings leads and all female harmonies. If you heard her once, you have not heard all of her numerous approaches and vocal textures. Tour de force performance shows! You will swing, laugh, dance, become knowledgeable, and leave with an unexplainable great spiritual feeling taking you on a musical journey. Receives Air play on Wbgo, Sirus-XM,National and International radio stations. Jazz Times quotes" She is a formidable singer with praiseworthy scat and vocalese skills, impressive range and an appealingly scorched soul-jazz sound, a fearless scat artist !" Other reviews! Prolific Pop and Jazz artist! Awesome! LA Jazz Weekly Swinging Voices Blog- Dig Dis cd " her delivery of “Hope” along with a harp support is a jaw dropper ! She sings like she means it, and she means a lot! She knows how to bop!" A Grammy Voting Member. Works with Top Grammy Players at renowned venues internationally, including: New York Blue Note, Dusit Dubia, Rutgers Clements Jazz Series, Apollo, Lewiston Jazz Festival, Art Deco Festival, The Velvet Note, Copacabana, Eastman. Carnegie Hall, World Cup Polo Televised ,Tonight Show (Don Rickles -host). Rochester Memorial Art Gallery. Drake University Big Band .Women In Jazz Festival. Several Alpha Events! Sold Out Shows! Tribute shows! Opened for Kiss ! Straight-Ahead CD is DIG DIS! Mixture of Smooth Jazz & Straight Ahead cd is - Me Marsalis & Monk CD!Both available on Amazon.
Spike Lee, Produced Commercial State Farm Insurance- Blue Chip Potatoe Chips. Several performances with Wycliffe Gordon.
She has been described as; Zelig of Jazz, Jazz Jedi Knight, Obi Wan and The Force. Worked with Tia Fuller formerly with Beyoncé, Quincy Jones (studio), ELEW, Herbie Hancock ,Dezron Douglas, Jonathan Batiste,Helen Sung,Clark Terry, Jeremy Pelt (studio), Bertha Hope, George Caldwell, Duane Eubanks, Sabu Adeoyla, Don Menza,Edsel Gomez,Bernard Linnette, Wayne Newton (4yrs. lead 30 min solo & duet) plus back ground vocalist. Freda Payne, Carlo De Rosa, Kim Clarke, Sylvia Cuenca, Russell Hall, Chris Rob, Lonnie Plaxico,Camile Thurman, Terreon Gully, Endea Owens, several Award shows, BET, Clement Jazz Series (Taylor Moore, Essiet, Okon Essiet, Swiss Chris, Frank Lacy, Sweet Lee Odom,Patience Higgins, Amina Figarova),Russian Samovar, Carnegie Hall, Apollo, Ginny's Supper Club with Tom Browne, James Ingram, Kim Thompson,Michael Powers, Bill Saxton, Champion Fulton,Winard Harper,Tonight Show (featured- Wayne Newton), Dubia & more. See her on 'The View" promo Ad for (acting) !
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 where her clients (Jazz,Hip Hop,Pop, Blues & Theater) have made The VOICE finals, BET,several award shows, and top charted songs.
Performed: Numerous Tribute Shows(Abbey, Billie, Sarah and Betty Carter). Copacabana - New York for 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. Illiki Hotel (w/ Doug Mcdonald 6-months)& Hilton Hotel- Hawaii Jimmy Burgess), Pine Grill Festival,and Lewiston Jazz Festival (Buffalo) August 2016 with Sabu Adeyola. Xerox Rochester Jazz Festival With Educators Big Band,Tom Browne Winter Fest. Abbyssinian Choir And Jazz Vespers,Ethical Cultural Center, Eddie Durham Festival , Kansas City Jazz Festival (Calvin Keys ,Joanne Jackson.
Fryers Club ,Hyatt Hotel,Biltmore Hotel,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 for Black History Month Award Ceremony. Iowa Jazz in July Fest. Jerry Lewis Telethon. Abbey Lincoln Tribute Saint Peters Church (piano/vocal). Lady Got Chops, Chris Evert Tennis Classic's, Women In Jazz Festival - Eastman (Killbourne Hall). Dee Dee Bridgewater(Art Deco Festival - Jazzis Magazine) Duet .Also headliner with Mustafa Orchestra. Harlem Late Night Jazz Events.Harlem Arts Festival(main stage 2016)
Singapore, Japan , Paris. Nationally USA. Several Presidential Events and Presidents,Harlem Late Night Jazz, 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.
Des Moines Civic Center, Harlem Gospel Choir,Abbyssinian Gospel Choir,Jazz Foundation, Jazzmobile , American Diabetes Hats Event,Dusit Dubia Hotel , 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., Dan Nimmer, Neal Cain. Ramone Pooser,Don Freidman, Marcus Mclorin, Eric Durham,Ricky Gordon,Gary Motley,Taurus Mateen, Reginal Veal, Carmen Intorre, Anthony Wonsey, Gerry Gibbs,
James McCormick and more.
Rochester Eastman Jazz Educators Big Band, Drake University Big Band, Favorite Conductor = Vinnie Valcone,Wayne Newton Orchestra,Cotton Club Big Band. Mustafa Big Band.
Other performaces:Zinc Bar,Cotton Club, 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 song writing in Nashville TN. Instructor guest at Kobi Berklee School of music For Jazz vocals and Theory,Eastman,School 47 (Rochester),Sojourner House,Wellington School of Music (Dubia), Private Students, Currently teaches vocals/theory for several management companies, 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, Abbey Lincoln, Irene Reid, Jill Scott, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Shirley Horn, Nat King Cole, Billie Holiday, Joanne Jackson, Minnie Ripperton, Natile Cole, Willie Nelson, Bill Withers, Whitney Houston, Bonnie Rait, & 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: Sister Joanne Jackson,Frank Sinatra,Mark Murphy, Derrick Smith,Audry Shakir (Spellman),Craig Deary, Wycliffe Gordon, New School scat course, Ella,Mel Torme, Eastman, Clark Terry, Barry Harris.
Mother: Dot & Father: Jack (both musicians)
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
DIG DIS Track #4 THE MONK SWING BluJazz Lable,Pub B.M.I. Marchell Starr Music. George Caldwell -Piano ,Caremn Intorre- Drums, Sabu Adeoyla- Bass
SINGER, BMI SONGWRITER ,ARRANGER, PIANO, GUITAR, EDUCATOR, and SESSION SINGER.