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Sheila Jordan Trio in the Theater at Birdland

Posted by Birdland on November 23, 2022


315 West 44th Street
New York, NY


Sun, November 27, 2022
9:30 pm


Don’t miss the return of the Sheila Jordan Trio in the Birdland Theater on November 25-27 with two sets each evening!
Raised in poverty in Pennsylvania’s coal-mining country, Jordan began singing as a child and by the time she was in her early teens was working semi-professionally in Detroit clubs. Her first great influence was Charlie Parker and, indeed, most of her influences have been instrumentalists rather than singers. Working chiefly with black musicians, she met with disapproval from the white community but persisted with her career. She was a member of a vocal trio, Skeeter, Mitch And Jean (she was Jean), who sang versions of Parker’s solos in a manner akin to that of the later Lambert, Hendricks And Ross. ...

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