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Vocalist/Guitarist Phyllis Chapell performs a unique mix of originals, folk, jazz and international music, including songs in up to 13 languages from the U.S., Brazil, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Her American repertoire covers a wide range of music from jazz and folk, to pop standards, as well as originals. Phyllis Chapell has performed in concert throughout the U.S., in Brazil, Latin America, and Europe. She has released 2 solo CDs, and 4 CDs with her internationally known world jazz ensemble Phyllis Chapell & SIORA. She has produced multiple videos and on October 2, 2015, released a new CD called “Naked World” with Emmy-award winning composer/producer/ filmmaker Rodney Whittenberg. Phyllis Chapell has been named as one of the top 500 jazz vocalists of all time by Scott Yanow (Down Beat, Jazz Times and AllMusicGuide). She has also won song competitions for her original music; and was chosen to be one of Indie-Music’s Top 25.


“Phyllis Chapell is an elegant singer who will steal your heart away if you let her....tasteful, eclectic and real.” (West Chester Local) “Vocalist Phyllis Chapell has a voice to die for...If capuccino had a voice, it would be hers.” (Reading Eagle Review) “Creating a soundscape that needs no translation...“ (Straight No Chaser, UK)

“The haunting quality of Phyllis Chapell’s voice, the range of her repertoire and her presence onstage, enthralled the audience ...” (Paul Pines, Festival Organizer, Lake George Jazz Weekend, Lake George, NY) “The most outstanding act of the Quito Jazz Festival was Phyllis Chapell & SIORA.” (El Comercio, Quito, Ecuador) ”SIORA delivers a repertoire of indigenous tunes, as well as original compositions, with assurance, insight and affection…Chapell goes beyond singing—extending lyrics into sonic possibilities.” ( Jazz Review)



Album Naked World by Phyllis Chapell

Naked World

Illumination Records

Album The Other Side of the River by Phyllis Chapell

The Other Side of the...

Illumination Records

Al Otro Lado del Rio

Al Otro Lado del Rio

Phyllis Chapell
The Other Side of the River


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