Jeannie Tanner is an award winning composer and recording artist with 7 Grammy-considered albums. She is a vocalist, trumpeter, pianist and percussionist who performs and records her original music – a mix of pop, jazz, R&B and Latin rhythms – with her bands: 3 Martini Jeannie and the Jeannie Tanner Quartet.
“…When I listen to your music, I’m reminded of what we call standards. That’s not just Tin Pan Alley with your Gershwins, Porter, your Rodgers and Hart; I also hear Brill Building influences like Mann & Weil, King & Goffin and Bacharach & David…”
Jason Marck, WBEZ 91.5 FM/NPR
“…Her singing is as lyrical as her trumpet playing, but more subtle and delicately nuanced. The silvery quality of her vocal tone, the pliancy of her rhythms and the originality of her compositions attest to her depth as a jazz musician…”
Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune
“Chicago does not lack for engaging jazz trumpeters, vocalists, pianists, bandleaders, songwriters and arrangers — but how many can do it all? Jeannie Tanner happens to be one. If you’ve ever been fortunate enough to hear her pick up a horn, or sing a ballad or unveil an original song, you know that she practically exudes music.”