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Detroit native Sheila Jordan is one of the most widely acclaimed jazz vocalists in the world. She performed with Charlie Parker and drew national attention with her recording of “You Are My Sunshine” on George Russell’s classic album, The Outer View. In 1962, she became the first vocalist signed to Blue Note Records.
At the Concert of Colors, she performed “Sheila’s Blues” – a song that recounts an early encounter with Charlie Parker in the Motor City. Sheila Jordan – vocals Marion Hayden – bass Sean Dobbins – drums Mike Jellick – piano Recorded live @ the 5th Annual DON WAS DETROIT ALL STAR REVUE at th 20th CONCERT OF COLORS July 16th, 2012, Orchestra Hall, Detroit, MI