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Whitney Marchelle

Whitney Marchelle is a Internationally distributed recording and performance artist in Jazz, Pop,and Blues. Performances in 5 Star Hotels,Festivals, award winning venues like Carnegie Hall (New York Jazz Academy,United Nations, The Velvet Note (GA),Minton's Harlem,Jazz Foundation Events, NYC Blue Note,and Cotton Club to name a few. Over 30 years experience. see. www.whitneymarchelle.com

National commercials under her belt including Spike Lees State Farm Insurance. Write-ups in New York NETWORK JOURNAL, Jazztimes, Jazziz, NYC Times,City Newspaper,Maxx Myricks's Maxx House , NYCHot House. Alpha Phi Delta. Has received active radio airplay.

Performances with: Wycliffe Gordon,Clark Terry,Herbie Hancock,Dezron Douglas,Helen Sung,Wayne Newton, Performed with members of the Frank Sinatra Orchestra,Sabu Adeoyla, George Coleman,Russell hall,Sylvia Cuenca, & more.

Recordings with:Jeremy Pelt,Steve Turre,Patience Higgins,Frank Lacy, Clark Terry,Reginal Veal,Ike Turner,Riza Printup,Taurus Mateen, and others. Background vocals with Freda Payne, Wayne Newton/and 30 minute solo, Billboard Entertainment Award show and the list goes on. Opened: David Fathead Newman,Kiss, Bill Withers,Donny Hathoway and more.

Whitney features her abilites to play piano\sing & guitar at: Zinc Bar,Mintons Harlem,George Eastman House,St Peters Church Abey Lincoln Festival,Eastman School of music summer festival, Dusit Dubia Hotel and others.

Rochester channel 8 aired Whitney Marchelle while teaching at Eastman School of Music. Televised airing also on channel 13 at the African American Festival with Tia Fuller. Nashville Network.

Marchelle performed with bassist Sabu Adeyola and quartet at the Pine Grill Jazz Festival Reunion in Buffalo 2010. The Rochester Jazz festival with the Eastman music director Howard Potter big band, Drake University Big Band Jazz in July Festival Des Moines Iowa, Atlanta Jazz Festival,Black Arts Festival,Singapore Balloon Festival. Shared the stage with Dee Dee Bridgwater at the Art Deco Festival where Dee came on Whitney's segmanet and they did a duet "it Don't Mean A Thing" with Mustafa Big Band.

Whitney was a unexpected guest at the Killbourne Hall at the Xerox Rochester Jazz festival 2010 when called up on stage with the African Bassekou-Kouyate & Ngoni Ba group where they traded impromtu jazz & blues licks and received a standing ovation 2010. In 2008 a scheduled performance with the Musican Educators Big Band under the direction of Howard Potter for the Rochester Jazz Festival.

BillBoard Entertainment Award show (background vocalist w/ lead),Atlanta Jazz Festival, Eddie Durham Festival, Kansas City Jazz Festival,Rochester Jazz Festival, Jazz In July Festival,Budweiser Festival. The IAJE (big bandin Atlanta GA), the Drake University Big Band,

Presidential, Olympic, and Grammy private events.Harlem Gospel Choir.Singapore Lighting of the Olympic Torch Festival,Balloon Festival Sentosa Island.

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"Ms Marchelle shows her many facets extremely well: a singer of pop tunes; a swinger of immense energy; a fearless scat artist, able to handle overdubbing flawlessly; and she even plays piano on a couple of tracks!!!!....Harvey Siders JazzTimes"

"'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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Primary Instrument

Voice / vocals

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Credentials/Background

Teaches: Jazz Clinics Internationally ALL AGES to ADVANCE. FEE BASED ON INIDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION GROUP OR SCHOOLING. SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT BY EMAIL [email protected] 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

Clinic/Workshop Information

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

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