Born: March 23, 1960 Primary Instrument: Vocalist
Whitney Marchelle is a Internationally distributed recording and performance artist in Jazz, Pop,and Blues. Performances in 5 Star Hotels, ,Festivals, presitigious venues like Carnegie Hall (New York Jazz Academy)Club, NYC Blue Note and national commercials under her belt of over 25 years write- ups in New York NETWORK JOURNAL, Jazztimes, Jazzis, NYC Times,City Newspaper,Maxx Myricks's Maxx House , NYC Hot House. Alpha Phi Delta. Has received active airplay.
Performances with:; Wycliffe Gordon,Clark Terry,Quincy Jones,Herbie Hancock,Wayne Newton, Performed with members of the Frank Sinatra Orchestra, Eddie Henderson,Recordings with Jeremy Pelt, Background witht Freda Payne, DuetDee Dee Bridgewater,opened DavidFathead,performed with Wynard Harper, Kuni Mikani,Barry Harris, Paradigm Shift,Marchelle also adds her ability to play piano and guitar. Whitney singing and playing piano at the Zinc Bar in March 2011 with Sylvia Cuenca, Kim Clark Helen Sung and special guest trumpeter Dr. Eddie Henderson. George Eastman House singing and playing her originals w/ Eastman student bassist Katie Ernst....
Source: Najmah Marzook
Awards:We Are Listening Singer/Songwriter Awards recipient for songs "What Jazz Is" and "Loose Duck." Song of the Year - must listen to Savannah award Eddie Durham Performance Vocalist award. Songoftheyear suggested artist - 2008 Songofthe year suggested artit - 2009 (Dec)
'What Jazz Is'... excellent... a jazz anthem —Dubai Live Magazine
...especially love 'In Walked Bud,' 'Pannonica' and Marsalis' 'Loose Duck' —XM Radio, Maxx House
Neo-soul with straight-ahead. Great! —David Sears, NARAS
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new york, NY
Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.
Teaches: Jazz Clinics Internationally ALL AGES to ADVANCE. FEE BASED ON INIDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION GROUP OR SCHOOLING. SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT BY EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org BERKLEE KOBIE CONSERVATORY- KOBIE- JAPAN WELLINGTON SCHOOL OF MUSIC - DUBIA UAE EASTMAN - JAZZ VOCAL CLINIC - 2008 TELEVISED SCHOOL 46 - ROCHESTER NY MEMORIAL ART GALLARY SOJOURNER HOUSE STUDENTS
My clinics vary with ages from learning the voice and its functions, the do and dont's, how to project, to breathe, the melody, improvisation, the circle of fifths,knowing the music around us, (a door shutting what note was it, elevators notes, phone ring notes find them on piano)-identify; theory,excercises,scales,vibrato control, stage fright.Know your keys, how to talk to band members, the road map of a song. How to sing various styles to the same song. Demostrate and apply, listening to other accomplished singers AND musicians.Music in other countries.