Nancy Wilson, the legendary singer, said that Clairdee is a jazzy, soulful interpretive force. She infuses each song’s lyrics with her unique style, while still being true to the original song. This is true for both her live performances and studio albums. She is rich and multifaceted. Clairdee is known for her joyful renditions vocal soul-jazz and she enjoys sharing with her fans a variety of influences. Clairdee is known for her creative artistry and charismatic stage presence. Her lustrous voice, expressive delivery, and soaring voice all recall a time when pop, jazz, and rhythm andblues were often seamlessly blended together. Clairdee combines scene-stealing charisma and a sincere belief that music can transform lives. She presents an array of American Standards, all set to state-of the art arrangements that are both smart and entertaining. Her captivating vocals have been heard at concerts, festivals, and nightclubs across the globe, including in Monterey and Tokyo, Tokyo, Bangkok and Paris, Moscow, St. Petersburg Russia, St. Petersburg Russia, New York, New Hampshire and San Francisco. Clairdee is the leader of her touring band and has performed with many jazz legends in America, including Bucky Pizzarelli (Houston Person), Cyrus Chestnut, Ken Peplowski, Cyrus Chestnut, Nancy Wilson, Cyrus Chestnut, Ken Peplowski, Cyrus Chestnut, Cyrus Chestnut, Ken Peplowski, Cyrus Chestnut, Cyrus Chestnut and Ken Peplowski. With her amazing ability to sing a wide range of musical styles, Clairdee has performed with big bands, pops syphony orchestras, and even the late Etta James. Clairdee was awarded the Bay Area Jazz and Blues Artists Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018 for her dedication to the community. She is passionate about music education and is part-time collegiate instructor of Jazz Voice at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Former vocal jazz instructor at University of California Berkeley Jazz Department and Diablo Valley College. She has been a long-standing teaching artist for the San Francisco Symphony’s Education department. Clairdee’s discography includes three highly-praised albums as a leader, arranger and producer. The release of her newest album, which honors Lena Horne (legendary singer, actress, and activist), is set for March 6, 2020. Clairdee states that her mission is to “engage, uplift, and build community through song — creating narratives that inspire beyond the stage.”

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