Welcome to Claire Dickson, 17-year-old award winning jazz singer!
Hear and purchase her CD here.
7/27/14 Claire will perform two full sets at Ryles Jazz Club on 8/5/14. She'll be joined by colleagues from the Berklee College of Music Five-Week Program - Nitzan Bar on guitar, Oren Hardy on bass, and Julius Rodriguez on drums, plus special guests! Showtime is 8:30 p.m. Buy tickets here.
6/15/14 Claire was chosen as a national finalist in the Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook Vocal Competition! She will perform at the Palladium in Carmel, Indiana on 7/25/14.
6/7/14 Claire had a fantastic gig with the Boston Pops! Pictures are coming. Next is the Feinstein Great American Songbook Regional Finals in New York City on June 14! (see calendar)
5/1/14 The awards keep coming! Claire has just won her 7th & 8th Downbeat Awards! 2014 Student Music Award for High School Vocal Jazz Soloist and Small Jazz Combo Winner in the HS Honors category with her Berklee Jazz Workshop Ensemble, Shades. See Downbeat article here
4/18/14 BIG NEWS! Claire was a winner of the 2014 Fidelity Investments Young Artists Competition at the Boston Pops this week and earned a spot performing with the Boston Pops at Symphony Hall on Tuesday June 3, 8:00pm! http://www.bso.org/ to get tickets.
Also, Claire is a regional finalist in the Great American Songbook High School Vocal Competition sponsored by the Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook Initiative. Finalist concert in New York City on June 14!
3/15/14 Claire is a contributor to NPR station WBUR's website! Check her latest post here.
1/17/14 Claire performed in Miami last night as part of the Young Arts vocal concert, watch her here!
“She is without question a singer to look out for, not just now but for the next several decades… Claire displays startling maturity of purpose and understanding.”
–Bruce Crowther, Swing2Bop.com, Jazz Journal (UK)