WHO IS DESIREE JORDAN?
“She has the grace of Vanessa [Williams], the timeless beauty of Lena [Horne], and the feistiness of Dorothy [Dandridge]. Not only could she perform at the Grammys, but she could present at the Oscars.”
Those words were expressed by Dr. Wesley A. Boyd; legendary music director and vocal coach to musical powerhouses such as Patti LaBelle, and Yolanda Adams when describing the presence that is singer, pianist, and songwriter Desiree Jordan.
Desiree, native of the Washington, D.C. Metro area, spent time developing her musical prowess as a member of the renowned Washington Performing Arts Society’s gospel choir, and has performed on famed stages from The John F. Kennedy Center and Zanzibar on the Waterfront in Washington, DC; to Greenhouse, Comix Theater, The Shrine, and B.B. Kings Blues Club in New York City. You can find her singles, "Misunderstood" and "You & Me," on iTunes and Amazon, and her debut EP, titled "The Principles Presents Desiree Jordan", is slated for release January 17, 2017.
She is also a member vocalist of the revamped Roy Ayres Music Project (R.A.M.P); an American soul/jazz band of the 70’s whose music works have been sampled by R&B notables such as Erykah Badu, and Q-Tip from a Tribe Called Quest. Whether she is performing with her band, or collaborating with fellow artists, Desiree is always connecting with music-lovers in an effort to “Keep Good Music Alive!”