"My mission is to uplift, inspire, and build community through music — reaching from the inside out, sharing stories and stirring emotions to help my listeners feel good." —Clairdee

A Note from Clairdee

Thank You
Thank you for always being here. For telling friends. Buying our music. Taking time to speak with me after a show. Sharing a hug and a story. I feel the love.


Love this cartoon:

'So you're Dr. Seuss.' — 'So you're the Cat in the Hat.'


Symphony Teaching Artists
Clairdee's Jazz Express recently completed more than 150 performances for the San Francisco Symphony's nationally acclaimed music education program, "Adventures in Music."  Whew!

My trio and I had a whole lot of fun sharing our joy of music while introducing jazz to 1st and 2nd graders in every public elementary school in San Francisco.

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Soulful Songstress

Combining scene-stealing charisma with heartfelt humility and a sincere belief in the transformative power of music, Clairdee has honed a repertoire of standards set to state of the art arrangements that are equally smart and entertaining.

Notable Quotes

A whole lot of interpretive brilliance.
—Jazz Times

Fine songs, beautiful voice, great moves.
—San Francisco Examiner

Generous spirit, unpretentious sincerity.
—Down Beat

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Feinstein's Concert Review

"A song stylist's stylist, [Clairdee] imbues each tune with a genuine feel for the lyric, coaxing out a blend of the songwriters' words with... "

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