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An Evening With Sheila Jordan at Michigan Theater

Mallory Shea uploaded this event on July 24, 2020


Michigan Theater
603 East Liberty
Ann Arbor, MI

An Evening With Sheila Jordan at Michigan Theater


Sat, February 6, 2021
8:00 pm

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Sheila Jordan
voice / vocals
Marion Hayden
bass, acoustic
Nate Winn


“Her ballad performances are simply beyond the emotional and expressive capabilities of most other vocalists.” (New York Times)

Born in Detroit on the same day that Mickey Mouse made his debut — November 18, 1928 — Sheila Jordan began singing as a child and was working semi-professionally in Detroit clubs by the time she was in her teens. Her first great influence and mentor was saxophonist Charlie Parker. Working chiefly with Black musicians, she was often met with disapproval from the white community but persisted with her career, making her first recordings in the early 1960s...

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