I Wish You Love - written by Nancy Pirri
SINGER, BMI SONGWRITER ,ARRANGER, PIANO, GUITAR, EDUCATOR, SESSION SINGER SAG/AFTRA,GRAMMY VOTING MEMBER.
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
CD The Monk Swing - original
Moanin with Fierce scat
Paul L. Dunbars: When Malindy Sings- Monlogue
ACTING The View Promo Ad
When Malindy Sings - musical/vocal original arrangement by Marchelle
That's All -Whitney Marchelle & Theo Hill Trio G&J Productions
Strong Black Woman - piano/ vocal original 7/2020
BLU JAZZ Recording artist Whitney Marchelle Jackson is an international award winning exceptional New York vocal performer, Headliner ,opening act artist. Plays piano & guitar. A studio session singer demanded by many. SAG/AFTRA ,BMI, Local 802 and Voting Grammy member. Whitney Marchelle's eclectic style encompasses many aspects of the American Music Art form to Contemporary,Straight-Ahead Jazz ,Blues,Bebop, Pop, R&B,Classical Jazz with a 4 octave vocal range re. She 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 sold out 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!"
CURRENTLY 2020-2021 Whitney has been teaching, attending Berklee for jazz piano and Songwriting, working on a new recording project "Nina and The Strong Black Women"
Works with Top Grammy Players at renowned venues internationally, including: New York Blue Note, Dusit Thani Dubai, Rutgers Clements Jazz Series, Apollo, Lewiston Jazz Festival with Sabu Adeoyla,Eddie Durham Festival, Art Deco Festival, Swing 46 with Kevin Blanq Big Band,The Velvet Note, Copacabana, Eastman, Carnegie Hall, World Cup Polo Televised Tonight Show (Don Rickles -host). BET,Swing 46,Rochester Memorial Art Gallery. Drake University Big Band .Women In Jazz Festivals. Lady Got Chops Festival, Harlem Arts Festival 2016 - main stage, Wayne Newton (30-min solo, lead,duets and background) Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Clark Terry, Wycliffe Gordon, Rachel Z, Dee Dee Bridgewater.Several Alpha Phi 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.
ACTING: Spike Lee, Produced Commercial State Farm Insurance- Blue Chip Potatoe Chips. Bridges of Madison County, Hitch,Law & Order.
The View promo ad.
Monologue- Paul Lawrence Dunbar When Malindy sings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJk97p2FRJE
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, Felicia Collins, Rachel Z, Jonathan Batiste, Camile Gainer Jones, Helen Sung,Clark Terry, 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,Patience Higgins,Clement Jazz Series (Taylor Moore, Essiet, Okon Essiet, Swiss Chris, Frank Lacy, Sweet Lee Odom, Bradford Hayes,Patience Higgins, Amina Figarova,Russian Samovar, Ginny's Supper Club with Tom Browne, James Ingram, Kim Thompson, Michael Powers, Freda Payne, 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, 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. 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,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