JAMIE SHEW

Jazz Vocalist, Educator, Composer, & Arranger


 
"Jamie Shew has a strong, clear and attractive voice, sounding very comfortable in all registers....she can swing at every tempo, sounds at home interacting with jazz musicians, and is a subtle but creative improviser."
...Scott Yanow
(author of ten books including The Jazz Singers, Trumpet Kings, Jazz On Film and Jazz On Record 1917-76)
 
“Jazz vocals just do NOT get more inspiring … among the very best jazz vocals I’ve heard in a long time… simply stellar.  MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, with an “EQ” (energy quotient) rating of 4.99 for this fantastic (& very collectible) CD."
...Dick Metcalf of Contemporary Fusion Reviews
 
"Anyone who’s ever suffered a great loss – and that means all of us at some point – will find moving, inspiring and coolly swinging redemption in vocalist and songwriter Jamie Shew’s Eyes Wide Open.  Eyes Wide Open is a testament to the beauty of true love and the timeless healing power of music."
...Jonathon Widran, The JW Vibe
 
"A swinging thrush that knows how to deliver the mix of songs here has a bunch of chestnuts that she puts her own stamp on making them right at home next to her originals. A solid treat for any jazz vocal fan."
...Chris Spector, Midwest Record
 
"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
 


"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

Jul16

Jazz at the Emerald Kitchen - Vocal Showcase

 —  —

Emerald Kitchen, 3100 Irvine Blvd., Newport Beach, CA

Join us for a great evening featuring many wonderful vocalists - Olga Bukhalova, Jennifer Hart, Maria Schafer, Rebecca Hughes, Sharon Marie Cline, Jamie Shew, Elena Giliam, Vanessa Cedeno, Ryan Christopher, She Shephard, Jack Wood, and Lia Booth. We will be accompanied by the Mark Massey Trio - Mark Massey on piano, Luther Hughes on bass, and Paul Kreibich on drums. Hope to see you there!

Jul1

Jamie Shew at 1st Sunday Jazz Nights

 —  —

Campus Jax, 3950 Campus Drive, Newport Beach, CA

Really excited about this new jazz series produced by Tony Guerrero! Please join me, Will Brahm on guitar, Mike Gurrola on bass, and Kevin Kanner on drums for a FUUUUUUN night!

No Cover, 5:00-8:00pm

Mar3

Slide FX featuring Jamie Shew

 —  —

The Lighthouse Cafe, Hermosa Beach, CA

Come and hang with us at The Lighthouse as I sing with the absolutely killing Jazz Trombone Ensemble, SlideFX! No cover, great food, great drinks, great music, and great atmosphere! Hope to see you there.

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

 —  —

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

 —  —

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!!!

Join our mailing list for the latest news