Vocalist and composer Tammy Scheffer has been a creative force in NYC’s vibrant music scene for more than a decade. Hailed by the Chicago Tribune as “innovative, provocative and alluring.” Scheffer lends her voice to ensembles that range from jazz to progressive rock, from improvised music to modern classical music. Most recently she appeared on albums with Stefan Bauer’s Voyage West, Amanda Monaco’s Pirkei Avot, and Joe Phillips’ opera The Grey Land. As a bandleader, Tammy released an album with her sextet on the label Inner Circle Music. Tammy performed at Carnegie Hall and Birdland in NYC, Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, Revoice Festival in London, MISA Festival in China, San Sebastian Jazz Festival in Spain, Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in Washington DC, Chicago Cultural Center, and many other premier stages.
Tammy holds an M.M. in Jazz Composition from Queens College, a B.M. in Jazz Performance from the New England Conservatory, and a Certificate in Vocology from the University of Utah. She is a PAVA-Recognized Vocologist, and a member of the Pan American Vocology Association and of the Recording Academy.
“…Innovative, provocative and alluring… Scheffer has a great deal to say in music, sound and word.” -Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune
“Scheffer has the agility and panache of a seasoned horn player and the imagination of the brightest stars of her generation” -Andrea Canter, JazzPolice.com