The San Francisco-based vocalist has been performing for over 25 years in concert halls, festivals and nightclubs across the country and around the world. In addition to leading her world-class band, she performs with some of America’s most notable jazz masters. Her three previous CDs as a leader all received critical acclaim and helped cement her reputation as one of the top singers on the scene today.
In 2018, Clairdee received the Bay Area Jazz and Blues Artist Lifetime Achievement Award for her continuous commitment to the community. She is a passionate advocate for music education: Part-time collegiate professor of Jazz Voice at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Artist Advisory Committee member of non-profit Jazz in the Neighborhood, and teaching artist with San Francisco Symphony’s education department.
Clairdee says, “My mission is to engage, uplift and build community through music, creating narrative that inspires beyond the stage.”