SHEILA JORDAN

Vocal Jazz / Pop/Art Song/Folk • United States
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Sheila Jordan (born Sheila Jeanette Dawson November 18, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American Jazz singer and songwriter.

Sheila Jordan grew up in Summerhill, Pennsylvania before returning to her birthplace in 1940/41 playing the piano and singing semi-professionally in Detroit clubs. She was influenced by Charlie Parker and was part of a trio called Skeeter, Mitch and Jean (she was Jean) which composed lyrics to Parker's Arrangements.

In 1951 she moved to New York and started studying harmony and music theory taught by Lennie Tristano and Charles Mingus. From 1952 to 1962 she was married to the Parker's pianist Duke Jordan. (SteepleChase) In the early 1960´s she had gigs and sessions in the Page Three Club in Greenage Village and was working in different clubs and bars in New York. In 1962 she was discovered by George Russell (Blue Note) who did a recording of the song "You Are
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Portrait of SheilaPortrait of Sheila
Blue Note 2013
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Jazz ChildJazz Child
HighNote Records 1999
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Better Than AnythingBetter Than Anything
There Records 2015
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ConfirmationConfirmation
Test of Time Records 2005
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Lucky To Be MeLucky To Be Me
Abeat 2018
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Little SongLittle Song
HighNote Records 2003
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Celebration: Live at the TriadCelebration: Live at the Triad
Highnote 2005
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SHEILA JORDAN Portrait of Sheila album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Portrait of Sheila
Vocal Jazz 1963
SHEILA JORDAN Confirmation album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Confirmation
Vocal Jazz 1975
SHEILA JORDAN Sheila Jordan And The Johnny Knapp Trio ‎: Sheila album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sheila Jordan And The Johnny Knapp Trio ‎: Sheila
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1977
SHEILA JORDAN Sheila (and Arild Andersen) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sheila (and Arild Andersen)
Vocal Jazz 1978
SHEILA JORDAN Sheila Jordan / Harvie Swartz Duo ‎: Old Time Feeling album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sheila Jordan / Harvie Swartz Duo ‎: Old Time Feeling
Vocal Jazz 1983
SHEILA JORDAN The Crossing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Crossing
Vocal Jazz 1984
SHEILA JORDAN Lost and Found album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lost and Found
Vocal Jazz 1990
SHEILA JORDAN Body and Soul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Body and Soul
Vocal Jazz 1991
SHEILA JORDAN One for Junior album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
One for Junior
Vocal Jazz 1993
SHEILA JORDAN Songs From Within album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Songs From Within
Vocal Jazz 1993
SHEILA JORDAN Heart Strings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Heart Strings
Vocal Jazz 1994
SHEILA JORDAN Jazz Child album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Child
Vocal Jazz 1999
SHEILA JORDAN Little Song album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Little Song
Vocal Jazz 2003
SHEILA JORDAN Sheila Jordan & E.S.P. Trio ‎: Straight Ahead album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sheila Jordan & E.S.P. Trio ‎: Straight Ahead
Vocal Jazz 2005
SHEILA JORDAN Yesterdays album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Yesterdays
Vocal Jazz 2012
SHEILA JORDAN Sheila Jordan & Sabine Kühlich ‎: Wundascheen - Loverly album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sheila Jordan & Sabine Kühlich ‎: Wundascheen - Loverly
Vocal Jazz 2012
SHEILA JORDAN Lucky To Be Me album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lucky To Be Me
Vocal Jazz 2018

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SHEILA JORDAN Sheila's Back In Town album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sheila's Back In Town
Vocal Jazz 1999
SHEILA JORDAN I've Grown Accustomed to the Bass album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I've Grown Accustomed to the Bass
Vocal Jazz 2000
SHEILA JORDAN Sheila Jordan, Harvie Swartz ‎: The Very Thought Of Two album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sheila Jordan, Harvie Swartz ‎: The Very Thought Of Two
Vocal Jazz 2000
SHEILA JORDAN Believe in Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Believe in Jazz
Vocal Jazz 2004
SHEILA JORDAN Sheila Jordan + Cameron Brown ‎: Celebration album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sheila Jordan + Cameron Brown ‎: Celebration
Vocal Jazz 2005
SHEILA JORDAN Winter Sunshine : Live at Upstairs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Winter Sunshine : Live at Upstairs
Vocal Jazz 2008
SHEILA JORDAN Better Than Anything: Live (Feat. Harvie S & Alan Broadbent) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Better Than Anything: Live (Feat. Harvie S & Alan Broadbent)
Vocal Jazz 2015

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SHEILA JORDAN From the Heart album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From the Heart
Vocal Jazz 2000

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