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Blue Jazz Recording Artist Young Gifted  Black Award Receipent  artist Whitney Marchelle Jackson is an international performing, songwriting, and educational artist who also plays piano & guitar. Marchelle's new cd entitled  DigDis is on the BluJazz record label with active radio air play and top reviews Including Jazztimes and LA Weekly See www.blujazz.com Whitney Marchelle.  She will make​ you laugh,cry and take you on a musical journey. Sold out shows! Performs Jazz , R & B and Pop. Sings in several Languages. Willing to travel.

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She has been described as; Zelig of Jazz, Jazz Jedi Knight, Obi Wan and The Force-Jazz Times., Amazing, at times unpredictable approach, soulful burnt scorched vocal sound. Fearlessly scats ! Knows the pocket! Prolific R & B and Jazz artist. Award shows,Blue Note,Carnegie Hall,Apollo Dubia & more. See her 'The View" promo Ad.


Whitney received the YGB Millinieum Awards in New York Feb 24th, 2016 for Jazz & BLues Artist . Copacabana New York Young Gifted Black Awards),  Eddie Durham Jazz & Blues Recepient Award. 2015 performed the Star Spangled Banner at the World Cup Polo Event (Bethpage).  Danny Glover Awards United Nations 2016. Pine Grill Festival. Lewiston Jazz Festival August 2016 with Sabu Adeyola.Xerox Rochester Jazz Festival With Educators Big Band, Bergen College with Curtis Lundy, Iowa Jazz in July Fest.,Abbey Lincoln tribute St Peters Church (piano/vocal), Harlem Arts Festival  2016,Women In Jazz Festival - Eastman (killbourne hall).Opened For Bill Withers & Kiss. Opened for James Brown Cesars Palace (Jackson Sisters) . Spike Lee Produced  Commercial State Farm Insurance- Blue Chip Potatoe Chips.  Performs Internationally Singapore, ,apan Paris. and Nationally USA. Several Presidential Events,Harlem Late Night Jazz, Lady Got Chops Festival, Abbysissnian Jazz Vespers Ulysses Owens Curiator),Nashville Network,Norman Conners, Jeff Liberman's Amazing Nina Simone documentary(guitar/vocal) film premire. Apollo, Memorial Art Gallery.


Performed at #1 Venues : Russian Samovar,Clements Jazz Event Series hosted by Rutgers University (Wayne Wilbourn) band members included all stars:Patience Higgins, Frank Lacy,Amina Figarova, Essiet Essiet,Taylor Moore, Special guest drummer /Tymbales- Swiss Chriss. Alpharetta's Velvet Note,Apollo,Minton's Harlem, Mist Harlem,Fox Theater,New York Blue Note.Ginny's with Tom Browne, Tonight Show (w/Wayne Newton Featured), Eastman House, Wynard Harper several events, Flushing Town Hall,Churchil Grounds,Des Moines Civic Center, Jazz Foundation, Jazzmobile ,Tom Browne Winter Fest. Eddie Durham Festival,Settapani's,Whole Foods Jazz summer festival. United Nations, 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 or studio sessions: Elew,Dee Dee Bridgewater( Art Deco Festival see Jazzis Magazine)Quincy Jones,Herbie Hancock, Chris Rob,Wylciffe Gordon,Dezron Douglas, Jonathan Batiste,Sabu Adeyola,Duane Eubanks, Bill Saxton,Clark Terry, Steve Turre,Jeremy Pelt,Frank Lacy,Patience Higgins,Ray Charles (studio), Kimberly Thompson and Tia Fuller formerly with Beyonce.Curtis Lundy, Arnetia Walker, Danny Mixon,Dezron Douglas,Wayne Newton,Ray Charles (studio),Walter Blanding Jr.,Dan Nimmer, Joanne Jackson,Mustafa Orchestra,Neal Cain,Rochester Eastman Jazz Educators Big Band, Drake University Big Band,Eric Durham, Vinnie Valcone,Drake University Big Band,Reginal Veal, Sylvia Cuenca ,Essiet Essiett,Amina Figarova,Carmen Intorre, Freda Payne, and more.

 

Whitney Marchelle Her style encompasses many aspects of American Music form to Contemporary,straight-ahead jazz/traditional, bebop, funk, R&B & folk.


Other performaces: Ceorle Image Awards (played piano for artist Sybelle),BET,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., Pine Grill Festival- Buffalo. ABC SuperStars Events,Fox Theater, Grammy Events, Eastman, Rochester Memorial Art Gallery,Rochester Killbourne Hall. Iowa Polo assoc,Art Deco Festival, Jazz in July,Singapore lighting of the torches finals, Chris Evert Tennis Classic (star spangled banner). Several Hotels, Dusit Dubia Hotel,Whole Foods Jazz Festival.(special thanks to Cedric Rose for the) Donald Byrd Tribute.

 

Other Artist performed with: Eric Lewis, Norman Conners,Camile Thurman, Bill Saxton,Danny Mixon, Abbyssian, & Harlem Gospel Choir, Bob Sneider, Don Freidman, Marcus Mclorin, Reginald Veal,Michael Powers,Gary Motley,Taurus Mateen,  Russell Hall, Champion Fulton.


Whitney Studied song writing in Nashville TN. She has taught 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- New York Jazz Workshop.


Whitney Is available for Studio session works,live performance (big band charts available) small groups. As a BMI songwriters several We Are Listening, Billboard and John Lennon song writing awards and is open for collaboration with various writers in all genres.


 Other studio sessions: Mr. Gadget.

 Studio : Billboard Awards


Vocal Studies: Sister Joanne Jackson,Frank Sinatra,Mark Murphy, Derrick Smith,Audry Shakir (Spellman),Wycliffe Gordon, New School scat course, 
Ella,Mel Torme, Eastman, Clark Terry, Barry Harris.


​cd's available:


https://www.amazon.com/Dig-Dis-Whitney-Marchelle/dp/B014FLXYAC


https://www.blujazz.com/


https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/whitneymarchelle4









JAN 21ST 2018


WHITNEY MARCHELLE QUINTET

​RUSSIAN SAMAVOR

Featured  Artist - Patience Higgins


BURNCH 3:00-7pm

256 W 52ND STREET

NEW YORK, NEW YORK

​RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED

(212) 757-0168


FEB 27,2018

BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

​400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652

​TEchnology Bldg, Room 128

WHITNEY MARCHELLE FRANK LACY

(Nina simone and Blackman Tune)

6:30-8:00pm

No admission fee

​free food and drinks

(201) 447-7100


Feb 28th

Young gifted and black awards

Board Member Hostess

​26 Bridge Street.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-young-gifted-black-ygb-entrepreneurial-awards-tickets-39805247567


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
6:30-7:30pm
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

9pm-1AM

​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 surpise guest - Charlie Parker Character

10.00 Cover

cd's Avilable.



​​MARCH 29TH

Jazz Foundation Event
Pelham Fritz Rec Center, at Mt Morris Park

18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 
6:30-7:30pm
WHITNEY MARCHELLE, Bernard Linnette drms, Lucas O'Reily- piano,Curtis Lundy Eric Lemons bass, Duane Eubanks Trmpt


April 7th, 2018

Las Vegas, Nevada

Howa Siylvia  & Tommy Boyd Wedding

Performance - All of Me vocal/Piano- Fever


​April 15,2018

The  Akwaaba Mansion

​Brooklyn New York

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

​4-8pm


JUNE 9TH, 2018

Bernard Linnette Ft. Whitney Marchelle

6:00pm-8:00pm

Jazz on the Marks

353 St Marks Ave

​FREE


June 28,2018

Solomon & Kuff (Harlem Late Night Jazz)

2331 12th Avenue, New York 10023 by 133rd

9pm to midnight

Edsil Gomez,Carlo de Rosa,Sweet Lee Odom, Gerry Gibbs  and surprise guest

reservations suggested : 212.939.9443


July 15

Mike Ledonne Disability Parade 

​Performance Madison Square Park

1:45-2:15

Edsil Gomez, - piano, Lee Odom soprano sax, 

Endea Owens Bass Drummer to be announced.

​Please make your donations: http://disabilitypridenyc.org/









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WHITNEY MARCHELLE JACKSON

SINGER, BMI SONGWRITER ,ARRANGER, PIANO, GUITAR, EDUCATOR, and SESSION SINGER.

 

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