Blujazz recording artist Whitney Marchelle Jackson is a seasoned, award-winning vocalist, songwriter and pianist. In 2016 she received the Young Gifted and Black Crystal Award for jazz and blues, and performed alongside Danny Glover at the United Nations. She has worked with Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Wycliffe Gordon, Clark Terry and Spike Lee. She has toured Dubai, Japan, Singapore, France and all 50 states. Her last CD, Dig Dis, earned rave reviews in Jazztimes and Billboard. This performance will feature Marcus Persiani on piano, Essiet Essiet on bass, Sylvia Cuenca on drums, and a special appearance from Destiny Diggs of Jazz House Kids. www.whitneymarchelle.com
Presented by the Jazz Foundation of America’s Gig Fund program, with support from the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Jazz Foundation Presents: Whitney Marchelle Jackson
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Word Up Community Bookshop
2113 Amsterdam Avenue @ 165th St.
New York NY 10032