“A formidable singer with a praiseworthy scat and a scorched soulful jazz sound” (Jazziz), Whitney Marchelle is a seasoned, award-winning vocalist, songwriter and pianist. She has worked with Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Wycliffe Gordon, Wayne Newton, Freda Payne, Clark Terry and Spike Lee. She has toured Dubai, Japan, Singapore, France and all 50 states. In 2016 she received the Young Gifted and Black Crystal Award for jazz and blues, and performed alongside Danny Glover at the United Nations. Her last CD, Dig Dis, earned rave reviews in Jazztimes and Billboard, and she is currently working on the follow-up, Strong Black Women.
This event is virtual only and will stream on the Jazz Foundation and Jazz Museum Facebook pages and the Museum YouTube Channel.
This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and by the Howard Gilman Foundation.
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