Arlene Bardelle has been dazzling audiences with her tasteful vocal stylings for the past several years. Chicago is her home base, where she works with some of the finest musicians in town. She was a mainstay at the famed Coq D'or in the Drake hotel for many years.
Arlene Bardelle influences
Arlene Bardelle cites jazz vocal icon Ella Fitzgerald as a major influence on her singing abilities. Some of her other significant influences include Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae and Irene Kral. She also cites Judy Garland as one of her early influences.
Arlene Bardelle venues
She has performed at many other top notch Chicago venues such as the Pump Room, Andy's Jazz Club, Pops for Champagne, Fitzgerald's, the Jazz Showcase, the Green Mill and Smoke in New York. Arlene Bardelle also has performed for political fundraiser cruises on Lake Michigan, private events at the Crystal Ballroom at Navy Pier, and corporate performances for top Chicago agents.