Tierney Sutton

Tierney Sutton, a jazz vocalist and Grammy nominee, has been nominated for 8 Grammys. She has won a Grammy nomination for “Best Jazz Vocal Album” for each of her projects in the past decade. Sutton is known for her exceptional voice and creative interpretations of The Great American Songbook. She is also well-known for her abilities as a jazz storyteller as well as her ability to use her vocals as an instrument. Sutton’s 12 recordings as a leader include themes such as materialism (“Desire”) 2009, the pursuit of happiness (“On The Other Side”) 2007 and paying tribute to Bill Evans (“Blue In Green”) 2002, Frank Sinatra (“Dancing In The Dark”) 2004 and Sting (“The Sting Variations”) 2016. The 2013 Joni Mitchell tribute “After Blue” featured pianist Larry Goldings and drummer Peter Erskine. Hubert Laws, NEA Jazz Master flautist, was also on the album. Clint Eastwood, the legendary Director approached Tierney in May 2016. Clint Eastwood and Tierney Sutton Band pianist Christian Jacob created the original score for his box-office hit, “Sully”. The song that ends the title, “Flying Home”, features music by Eastwood with lyrics by Tierney and JB Eckl. This song is performed by Tierney Sutton, The Tierney Sutton Band. Tierney can be found as a vocal teacher and studio vocal producer when she’s not performing. She worked in 2016 with Natalie Dessay, a renowned lyric soprano. They produced the Sony Classics “Pictures of America” album and the “Between Yesterday u0026 Tomorrow” album. Tierney was the vocal department head at The Los Angeles College of Music for six years. She also taught at USC’s Thornton School of Music for more than a decade. She also mentored and taught some of the most talented singers, including Sara Gazarek and Gretchen Parlato. from http://tierneysutton.com

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