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Singer Sheila Jordan Celebrates 80th with New Album, Live Dates

Veteran jazz singer Sheila Jordan, who is turning 80, is launching a new recording affiliation with the Montreal-based label Justin Time Records (now in its 25th year). Winter Sunshine, her first release for Justin Time, is Jordan’s 21st album under her own name (in addition to dozens of guest appearances on albums by well-known jazz instrumentalists). The recording was cut live in Montreal on Valentine’s week 2008.

Jordan will also appear in a series of 80th birthday celebration concerts at New York’s Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola on Nov. 18-20, with two sets a night at 7:30 and 9:30. Jordan will perform with the Steve Kuhn Trio (Steve Kuhn, piano; David Finck, bass;

Billy Drummond, drums) and string quartet. The club is located at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Broadway at 60th Street 5th Floor. Phone: (212) 258-9595.

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