Eileen Howard is one of those rare entertainers with the sensitivity and flair to deeply evoke the human condition in her work. She’s received accolades and awards as a singer, songwriter and actress and is active on the New York scene as a noted jazz and blues vocalist. She’s also received acclaim as a gifted songwriter. Her latest release, Big City Love, is already generating buzz around town.
A delightful and spirited singer who loves to perform, Eileen puts on shows that are heartfelt, soulful, swinging and full of honest feelings. “My concerts are really storytelling with music. I like a variety of music so I perform jazz, blues, funk and sometimes folk or rock. The words that I sing must contain truth about the human condition. I want them to be uplifting, have a sense of hope and redemption, and be life affirming.”
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On tap here are seven beautiful covers and standards with Howard offering four
originals of her own in a nice package of jazz, funk and blues....Eileen Howard lets it
all hang out with a stylish performance on Big City Love...well done! Edward
Blanco, All About Jazz
A voice that is bluesy, occasionally theatrical (in the nicest sense of the term) and
always totally immersed in the lyric....This lady is a singer, composer, arranger and
one who makes you believe the words she is singing. Behind her are some of New
Yorks finest all contributing to this rather special bite of the Big Apple
New York, NY
Eileen is a successful vocal coach with over 15 years of teaching experience.
Specialist in pop and musical theater styles.
Identification of problem spots and impediments
Specific practical techniques to overcome problems
Methods of vocal placement and stylization to successfully sing a variety of musical genres.
Proper breathing, pronunciation, and basic singing technique
Children and Teens
Eileen has particular experience and enjoyment in instructing children and teens. In addition to providing private instruction for many teens and older children, she was music instructor for the Toledo Rep's Young Rep program for two years, and currently directs children's productions in the Columbus area.