From the album Strong Black Women
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- Whitney Marchelle Jackson
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Award recipient Jazz Vocalist, Vocal coach, pianist Whitney Marchelle Jackson, Berklee’s own, ASCAP Songwriter, performs internationally including Dubia & Japan. Originally from Newton, Iowa, now a New Yorker of 35 years. Opened for Bill Withers, Donny Hathaway, KISS & Fat Head Newman. Recorded or performed with Icons as Clark Terry, Tia Fuller, Wycliffe Gordon, Herbie Hancock, Rachel Z, Jon Baptiste, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Felicia Collins, Akua Dixon, Sabu Adeoyla, Steve Turre, Patience Higgins, Freda Payne, Elew, Lakeisha Benjamin, Canadian Award winner Brandi Disterheft, and more.
Ms. Jackson has big band charts, small trio charts, and plays piano solo or with a band. She has performed on various television networks, Universities, Museums, New York Blue Note, Apollo, United Nations and Presidential events, World Cup, International Hotels, and arenas of 60,000 people capacity.
Her latest of 3 total album’s is entitled Strong Black Women. Announcer’s Sheila Anderson and Hala Maroc introduce the album where Whitney Marchelle Jackson arranges and vocally swings a jam on Beyonce’s “Single Ladies”. Pays tribute on her original to Nina Simone, and records her original song “Strong Black Woman”, 8 different styles, even retrograde, and hip hop jazz. She gives homage to Maya Angelo, Former First Lady Michelle Obama, VP Kamala Harris and Abbey Lincoln in her song, “Strong Black Women” which, features Multi award recipient Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Marchell the ole wise woman’s duet with vocalist 15-year-old student, Huntah Anarkelda Finne on “I’m A Woman, I’m Human”. Marchelle’s vocal coach students achieve roles on Broadway shows; TINA, Movie, The Voice finals.
Whitney Marchelle Jackson has been dubbed the Zelig of Jazz, and a jazz Jedi knight. This Gong show winner has Numerous articles in LA weekly, Berklee online and campus magazines. “She is a formidable singer with praiseworthy scat and vocalese skills, impressive range and an appealingly scorched soul-jazz sound.”, says the late Christopher Loudon of Jazz Times 3/4/2016” of her previous album Dig Dis. Her original artwork is in prestigious venues. An excellent cook and a seasoned pro.