Content by tag "Clairdee"

NEWS: EVENT

In Touch Entertainment Launches West Coast Jazz Series—New York's Vocal Mania Program Extends To Los Angeles

In Touch Entertainment Launches West Coast Jazz Series—New York's Vocal Mania Program Extends To Los Angeles

This month, In Touch Entertainment is launching a monthly vocal-centric jazz program in Los Angeles, a sister to the hugely successful Vocal Mania series started in New York this spring. The first West Coast event, co-hosted by acclaimed vocalists Denise Donatelli and Paulette McWilliams will take place on June 29 and feature jazz singer Kenny Washington. On ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Tribute to Prentice “Pete” Douglas at Douglas Beach House

Read "Tribute to Prentice “Pete” Douglas at Douglas Beach House" reviewed by Bill Leikam

Tribute to Prentice “Pete" Douglas
Douglas Beach House
Half Moon Bay, CA
October 4-5, 2014

In some ways, for all of us who time and again came to the Douglas Beach House in Half Moon Bay to listen to some of the finest jazz anywhere, the passing of Prentice “Pete" ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With Todd Gordon

Read "Take Five With Todd Gordon" reviewed by Todd Gordon

Meet Todd Gordon:

In just a few years, Todd Gordon has established himself as “one of Britain's most popular singers and entertainers" (Scottish Television). An avid Beatles fan until the age of 11, his musical horizons broadened when he heard Frank Sinatra's Songs for Swingin' Lovers! album. From that moment, he collected almost every recording ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

2012 Lakeshore Jazz Series at Tempe Center for the Arts

2012 Lakeshore Jazz Series at Tempe Center for the Arts

Tempe Center for the Arts
700 W. Rio Salado Parkway
Tempe, AZ 85281 Box Office: 480-350-2822 2012 Concert Series Gretchen Parlato
Friday, January 27, 2012 | 7:30 P.M. An alumni of the Thelonious Monk Institute, Parlato has been turning heads ever since she won the 2004 Thelonious Monk Institute International Vocal Competition with which ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Clairdee: Half Moon Bay, CA, May 8, 2011

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Clairdee
Douglas Beach House
Half Moon Bay, California
May 8, 2011


On Mother's Day, May 8, 2011, the historic Douglas Beach House (aka Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society) in Half Moon Bay, California was buzzing about Clairdee's impending performance. When the full house had settled in, her stellar band--musical director/pianist Ken French, world ...

NEWS: WEBSITE

Join the All About Jazz Party on the 2011 Jazz Cruise!

January 30 to February 6... the tradition continues

Fewer than 35 premium cabins remain! Reserve your cabin now.

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Join us while we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of The Jazz Cruise—the first ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Clairdee: Music Moves

Read "Music Moves" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

One thing that makes live music great is the way artists feed off an audience's energy. San Francisco-based vocalist Clairdee makes that point clear on the opening notes of “Yes Sir, That's My Baby, the first song on Music Moves. As the audience applauds the introduction, Clairdee says that's the reaction she wants to hear, “even ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Clairdee: Music Moves

Read "Music Moves" reviewed by Jim Santella

Music in motion. That's what Clairdee's performances are. Recorded live at Yoshi's in Oakland, California, Music Moves reveals a singer who communicates with her audience on all levels. It's easy to love her music and the way she delivers it.

In her comments on this album, Clairdee mentions her deep respect for singers of ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Clairdee: This Christmas

Read "This Christmas" reviewed by Jim Santella

It’s that time of year for celebrations. A party atmosphere surrounds Clairdee’s contemporary gift package, adorned with ribbons of R&B, traditional blues, Latin jazz, and a heartfelt appreciation of the Christmas spirit. She interprets classic songs that have been handed down by favorite composers and lyricists such as Charles Brown, Alec Wilder, Thad Jones, Mel Torme, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Clairdee: Destination Moon

Read "Destination Moon" reviewed by Dave Nathan

If a singer chooses to perform a program of standards in a laid back, relaxed manner, the vocalist had better have the chops to sustain slow tempos because there's nowhere to hide. One very fine singers now working out of the San Francisco area, Clairdee, pulls it off going away. With her husky, deep toned contralto, ...