"Judy Carmichael is a great entertainer. Her playing is masterly and her linking material show her to be a raconteur in the Ustinov mold." BBC Radio
" . . . astounding, flawless, captivating." The New York Times.
"Judy is a one-woman force for good; more to the point, she's a player of extraordinary accomplishment who has made stride piano relevant again." The Times of London
Grammy nominated American pianist, vocalist, songwriter, Judy Carmichael, will play her original compositions, along with gems from the American Songbook.
JazzTimes, America's premier jazz magazine, comparing Judy's vocals to Peggy Lee, wrote:
"Carmichael exhibits a truly remarkable ability to channel Lee's breathy invitingness and her befogged insouciance."
A favourite at Live at Zedel, Judy Carmichael plays to sell-out crowds with every visit. Past appearances at the Pizza Express, St. James Theatre, Ronnie Scott's and countless U.K. festivals sold out weeks in advance.
Judy Carmichael appears frequently on radio and TV throughout the world and maintains a busy international touring schedule. She is popular with both jazz and cabaret audiences with her soulful, swinging interpretations of the Great American Songbook, and equally impressive hilarious, improvisational anecdotes.
Judy's wit and musical knowledge come together on her weekly NPR radio show and podcast Judy Carmichael's Jazz Inspired, now in its 17th year, where she talks with celebrated creative people about their love for jazz and how it inspires them, everyone from Seth MacFarlane and Chevy Chase to Robert Redford and Billy Joel.
Judy's frequent musical partner, guitarist Colin Oxley, will join her April 25-28 and guitarist Sam Dunn will appear April 29.