Head of the Vocal Jazz Program at SUNY Purchase, Alexis performs around NYC and the world. Her students have won competitions and awards. Passionate about teaching, Alexis created jazzvoice.com to be a place for learning and growth
Having gotten her start as a Raylette, Cynthia's career is now all about expressing her own creativity with her song writing, performances and theater productions. She's seen the world as a Jazz Ambassador for the US State Dept. and continues to tour and teach worldwide.
Winner of the Montreux and Sarah Vaughan Competitions, her focus is on improvisation and creation in the moment. Her unique sound, compositions and integration of looping in performance make Cyrille a compelling performer.
Director of Jazz Studies at George Mason University , Voice professor and leader of an award winning vocal ensemble, Darden is a passionate jazz educator. She sang with the Airmen of Note for many years.
Professor at University of the Pacific and longtime clinician, Dee is an expert at drawing out the best in her students. Drawing from her diverse musical backgrounds, she now brings her time honed techniques to the teaching studio.
A true errand girl for rhythm, Catherine Russell brings an infectious swing to every note she sings. Always caring but never sentimental, her brand of blues based jazz is pure infectious joy.
Multi recording artist Jane Monheit's new album is a tribute to the great Ella Fitzgerald! She brings the spirit of Ella to her teaching. Encouraging and caring and having a great love for the song. Experience her teaching!
Author of the book Sing Your Story, Jay leads students into a process of self discovery. She's at the convergence of New Music and Jazz, with the thru line being authentic personal expression.
A Grammy-winning composer, and outstanding singer, pianist and arranger, John's albums continue to garner fresh listens. He's bringing his love of composing and passion for arranging to the private lesson classroom.
Teacher of Music Theory and Improvisation at Kansas City Kansas Community College, Justin is on faculty at the Jazz Harmony Retreat, and other summer jazz workshops. He is acclaimed for his work as an teacher of and researcher on vocal improvisation
Five time Grammy Nominee and Concord Recording Artist Karrin Allyson is also a passionate educator. Conducting masterclasses around the world, she now brings her personalized lessons to you.
Twice Grammy Nominated for Best Vocal CD, Kate winds her way through each song with her own organic logic, unbound by genre. Her original compositions tell human stories and captivate the imagination.
Having spent 30 years in Nashville as an artist developer, Kelly Garner, DMA is now Coordinator of Commercial Music at Union University in Jackson, TN. She continues to sing, write, publish, produce and owns Big Dog Studios in Franklin, TN.
A founding member of the singing trio Rare Silk, which opened for the Benny Goodman Band, Marguerite went on to a career of solo singing and teaching in Colorado. Her experimental style and risk taking bravado inspire even the most timid singer to come out of their shell.
Teacher of Voice and Ensemble director at Rollins and Valencia Colleges in FL, Michelle also teaches at many summer jazz institutes and camps. She leads her own group and also regularly performs with big bands.
Veteran educator Michele Weir is well-known for her innovative iOS app, ScatAbility and arrangements for vocal groups like Manhattan Transfer and New York Voices. She specializes in connecting the dots between vocal artistry and solid musicianship, guiding her students to become fully functioning, expressive, vocal musicians.
A Grammy nominated arranger, songwriter, pianist and vocalist, Nicole has an effortlessness and warmth that invites the listener to relax. Head of voice at the Litchfield Jazz Camp for many years, her teaching focuses on practical application and developing young talent.
A favorite performer and teacher across Italy and throughout Europe, Shawnn's legacy of recordings with Jimmy Cobb and other jazz veterans keeps her close to the history while she sings her original song.
The original Bebop Singer, Jazz Child Sheila Jordan enters a world of her own musical creation and imagination. Always an educator alongside her performing, her teaching has inspired generations of jazz singers.
Nine time Grammy Nominee, Tierney has consistently brought her dynamic sound and exquisite arrangements to recording and performance. An experienced educator, she has mentored top singers in the next generation of jazz vocalists.