Jazz Vocalist and Pianist
Who is Ellen O’Brien?
Ellen O’Brien is a Jazz/R&B vocalist that has performed with Keith Lockhart and The Boston Pops Taylor Dane, Mary J. Blige, Jim Belushi, Rachelle Ferrell, Jeff Golub, Chris Parker, and Tony Bennet, to name a few. Ellen’s Live CD, “Raw Silk”, is available August 2014. It features Fan Favorites including “At Last” and “Night In Tunisia.”
- Sold Out Blue Note Jazz Club in NYC 3 times in the past year
- Won the Apollo Theater Competition 3 times in a row
- Performed at Boston Symphony Hall with the Boston Pops, conducted by Keith Lockhart
- Opened for Tony Bennett
- Opened for Vice President Dick Chene
- Performed at R&B night at Tramps with Mary J. Blige and Cee Cee Penderston.
- Performed at The Beantown Jazz Festival ‘06
- Has toured Internationally(ie. Cairo, Egypt), most recently in London (09/06).
- Regattabar & Scullers in Cambridge & Boston
- Iridium Jazz Club in NYC
- Ryles Jazz Club in Cambridge
- Sung National Anthem at Shea Stadium in NY in front of a sold out crowd
- Yearly performer in the London jazz club and festival circuit
- Sung Solo at Lincoln Center
- Featured on the Tom Bergeron Show
I have heard Ellen’s voice and would totally recommend her to voice recordings and shows in any capacity. Ellen has a very professional and positive attitude all the way ago the end of the session and or show, i would be happy to work with Ellen again at any time.Derrick McKenzieJamiroquai Drummer/Producer/Writer
Awards & Accolades
- Best Female Soul Artist @ The New England Urban Music Awards
- 3x Winner of The Famed Apollo Theater Competition