JAMIE SHEW

Jazz Vocalist, Educator, Composer, & Arranger


 
"Jamie Shew has a strong, clear and attractive voice, sounding very comfortable in all registers. On A Place For Me, Jamie Shew shows that she can swing at every tempo, sounds at home interacting with jazz musicians, and is a subtle but creative improviser. Among the highlights are a cooking “Love Me Or Leave Me,” getting to hear the verse of “Get Out Of Town,” the singer’s joyful interpretation of “Put On A Happy Face” (she has no problem nailing the notes of the melody which covers a wide range), the arrangement of “What Is This Thing Called Love” and her warm version of “Skylark.” The upbeat title song and the jazz waltz “The Game” (co-written with Royce Campbell) are also well worth hearing.  A Place For Me is a fine CD, easily recommended to listeners who enjoy discovering new and talented jazz singers.
...Scott Yanow
(author of ten books including The Jazz Singers, Trumpet Kings, Jazz On Film and Jazz On Record 1917-76)
 
 
 
"Jamie Shew is a jazz vocalist that's got it all -- style, talent, looks, and boundless enthusiasm for the music.  
She's an effervescent entertainer sure to please the crowd as well as the discriminating jazz aficionado -- my kind of singer!"
          
             .......Charles Argersinger
 

 
"She is an intelligent singer, approaching scat singing with a decidedly instrumental cast.  She has impeccable time and a fluid emerging style."    
          .......Sunny Wilkinson
 



"Jamie Shew projects a warm, sensual sound combined with impeccable timing.  Her material is choice, and her arrangements are original."  
.......Tom Knific

 


"Our musical discovery this morning, singer Jamie Shew, studied with one of America's finest
vocal jazz teachers - Sunny Wilkinson who lives in Lansing, Michigan. You can tell that Ms. Shew learned her lessons well!"    

          .......WEMU 89.1 Jazz with Linda Yohn

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

Previous events

"The Anti-Valentine Show" w/Jamie Shew, Matt Politano, Mike Gurrola

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Jamie Shew's Home

We don't need no stinkin' Valentine's Day to show our love!!! Come and join us as we SWING our way through the night with standards like, "Love For Sale," "All The Things You Are(n't)," "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," "My Bromance," "But Not For Me," "Love Me Or Leave Me," and my personal favorite, "I Loathe You."

Please contact Jamie for ticket information and address at jamieshew@me.com.

Valentine's Day with Jamie Shew and Mike Scott

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Salt and Ash, 1390 N. Kraemer Blvd., Placentia, CA

Come and join Mike Scott, guitar, and I for a great Valentine's Day at my FAVORITE Placentia restaurant! $99 per couple gets you 2 lobster tails, 1 steak, appetizer, salad, dessert, 2 glasses of wine or beer, and great music!!!

Dec18

Kevin Kanner Band with Guest Vocalist, Jamie Shew

The Mint, 6010 Pico Blvd. W, Los Angeles, CA

I am THRILLED to be the guest vocalist with the Kevin Kanner Band. We will be premiering my new tune that night! Please come and join us.....and stay for the jam session afterward! Going to be a SWINGING night!!!

Dec10

Jamie Shew with Larry Koonse and Darek Oles

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House Concert Series - Please Contact Jamie For Tickets and Location, Placentia, CA

I am starting a dream of mine -- a house concert series! First up are some of my most favorite people in the world: Larry Koonse and Darek Oles. Music will begin at 7, doors open at 6:30. Light snacks and wine will be served. $25. Please contact Jamie Shew for ticket information and location - jamieshew@me.com

Dec5

Friends of Jazz Scholarship Concert with JTrain and Big Band

Campus Theatre, 321 E. Chapman Ave., Fullerton, CA

Nov11

President's Gala

Fullerton College, 321 E. Chapman Ave., Fullerton, CA

I will be performing at the Fullerton College President's Fundraising Gala with Jeremy Siskind on piano, and Mike Scott on guitar.

Nov7

JTrain Vocal Jazz and Big Band Concert

Campus Theatre, 321 E. Chapman Ave., Fullerton, CA

Oct12

Recording Session at Tritone Studios

Jul15

Recording Session

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Tritone Recording

Jun17

Jamie Shew Quintet with Chuck Manning, Joe Bagg, Mike Scott, Dean Koba

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Fullerton Arboretum Summer Solstice Gala

Jamie Shew, vocal Chuck Manning, saxophone Joe Bagg, organ Mike Scott, guitar Dean Koba, drums

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