Rochelle Thompson with the Jon Weiss Trio
Dindi No Name Blues Crazy He Calls Me
Arrangements by Rochelle Thompson

What They Are Saying About
Ms Thompson's Daughter

  • Rochelle "brings true jazz credentials to her vocalizing with a voice that, like Circe, draws the listener to her, enticing, but minus the malevolent witchcraft practiced by the mythical Greek Goddess."   --Dave Nathan, allaboutjazz.com 

  • "Here in Brazil we love good music and great artists. You are, without a doubt, a superb artist!"--Joao da Penha, Radio Program, "Jazz & Bossa Nova," Teresoplis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  •  "Rochelle's performance was electric!"--Bill Bauer, Author, "Open the Door: The Life and Music of Betty Carter." ("Love Notes to Betty" at the Lenox Lounge)

  • Ms Thompson generates excitement when she sings .. she leaves her own signature."
    --Ali Rahman, THE NEW YORK BEACON.

  •  “The Jazz Singer’s Singer...Ms. Thompson creates excitement when she sings!”,  NY Amsterdam News

  •  “The First Lady of Jazz In Harlem USA...Energetic, dynamic, civic minded, a multi-talented Jazz stylist - NY Beacon

  •  “Entertainer of the Year” - Sandy Ground Historical Society

    Rochelle Thompson's Home Page

     Email Rochelle:  Sassybizr@aol.com
    For bookings contact Jim Morehand @ parlourjazz@aol.com
    119 Vanderbilt Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 1205  Phone: 718 855 -1981

Excerpt from: NEW YORK BEACON
Jazz Chat


"Harlem's favorite Lady Ambassador Jazz . . . recently performed to a sold-out audience of jazz lovers at the Lenox Lounge."


Rochelle and Alvin Reed Sr. owner of the Lenox Lounge.

Excerpts from: The Harlem Times
front page story on tour of Shanghai


"They LOVE our music (there).  When I went to the House of Blues in Shanghai . . they had full-sized . . . life-sized photos of Billie Holiday of Louie Armstrong, as a 17 year old . . . in the alcove there is a picture of (Blues Legend) John Lee Hooker on the wall, laced with roses to honor him . . . they really KNOW our music . . . they treated me like a queen!  Every time I was asked to sing, I received a standing ovation!", (CJW and Xintiandi).
 
        Interviewed by Keith "The Captain" Gamble

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