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.
Symphony Teaching Artists Clairdee's Jazz Express has just completed more than 143 performances for the San Francisco Symphony's nationally acclaimed music education program, "Adventures in Music." Whew!
My trio and I had a whole of fun sharing our joy of music while introducing jazz to 1st and 2nd graders in every public elementary school in San Francisco. [program info]
Concert Review: Feinstein's "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... "
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. [more]
A whole lot of interpretive brilliance. —Jazz Times
Fine songs, beautiful voice, great moves. —San Francisco Examiner