Live Music: Jackson Potter and Melanie Giselle
Jackson Potter is an up-and-coming guitarist and composer on the NYC jazz scene. Since moving to NYC in 2021, Potter has performed with highly esteemed musicians such as Troy Roberts, former members of the John Pizzarelli Quartet, Konrad Paszkudzki and Mike Karn, Erena Terakubo, 2023 Ella Fitzgerald Vocal Competition Winner, April Varner, Kenny Shanker, and others. He has performed at iconic NYC venues such as Dizzy’s, the Django, The Atrium Stage at Lincoln Center, and Nublu. Jackson released his debut album, Restless, in 2021, on Wise Cat Records where it received enthusiastic reviews from critics and was featured on RMR’s Top Jazz Album Chart for the Year 2021. Recently, Jackson completed a Master of Music degree at the Manhattan School of Music.
Jackson will be accompanied by Melanie Giselle, a jazz singer who studied formally in New York after performing as a solo artist in her hometown of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She also has played bass and guitar in several bands of the New York scene. Her venues include The Club Room, Colby Club, Canary Club, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, Hermana, and more.
The Everett Cafe Music Program sponsors performances by TC student and affiliated musicians. Come enjoy a variety of genres and styles! Please contact us if you are interested in playing! We welcome solos, duets, and trios.