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Hudson River Jazz Collective

Hudson River Jazz Collective focuses on vocal duos using standards of the Great American songbook. Our vocalist are some of the finest in the Hudson River area and are accompanied by a solo archtop guitar, much like the style of Joe Pass and Ella Fitzgerald. Perfect for small venues, wineries, Inn and breweries in our area. Are Artist are listed below:

Shannon Early grew up on the east end of Long Island where her musical career began. As a teenager ,she was classically trained however, after discovering jazz in her late teens, her musical endeavors shifted. She fell in love with not only the freedom of jazz performance but the never-ending evolution of understanding and interpreting the music.

In 2001, she earned her degree in Music Therapy with a concentration in Jazz Performance from SUNY New Paltz. She eventually made her home in the Hudson Valley and continued performing in local venues finding inspiration in her collaboration with some of the finest jazz musicians in the region.

Throughout the course of her musical career, Shannon Early has earned the admiration and affection of countless fans. Her interpretations of jazz standards andh er jazzy take on popular music finds a home in the hearts of music lovers from all walks of life. She can be seen performing at various venues from private events to wineries and jazz clubs throughout the Hudson Valley, NYC and the Hamptons.

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