Sheila Jordan - 1970's to Currnet Years, References

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1970s to current years

In 1974, she was "Artist in residence" at the City College and was teaching there in 1975. On July 12, 1975, she recorded Confirmation. One year later she did the duet album simply called Sheila with Arild Andersen (bass) for SteepleChase in the end of 1976. In 1979, she founded a quartet with Kuhn, Harvie Swartz and Bob Moses. During the 1980s, she was working with Harvie Swartz as a duo and played on several records with him. Until 1987 she worked in an advertising agency and recorded Lost and Found in 1989.

Sheila Jordan is also a songwriter and is able to work in both bebop and free jazz. In addition to the musicians previously mentioned, she has recorded with the George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band (TCB, ECM), Harvie S (MA Recordings), Cameron Brown, Carla Bley (Escalator over the Hill) and Steve Swallow (Home). In addition to Blue Note, she has led recordings issued by Eastwind, Grapevine, SteepleChase, ECM, Palo Alto, Blackhawk and Muse.


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  2. ^ Sheila Jordan's Biography
  3. ^ Spellman, A B (1985). Four Lives in the Bebop Business. Limelight. pp. 156. ISBN 0-87910-042-7.
  4. ^ Latimer, Charles. "Bebop and Beyond: Sheila Jordan speaks". Retrieved 2009-01-02.

Sheila Jordan

Sheila Jordan discography

"In Conversation with Sheila Jordan" by Roanna Forman (