V. Shayne Frederick
Digital Communications Coordinator
V. Shayne Frederick is a rising star vocalist and pianist with performances spanning two decades. He has been featured at TEDx, NPR's Jazz Night in America, Center City Jazz Festival, and Musikfest, with appearance at such illustrious venues as the historic Minton's Playhouse, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, South Jazz Parlor, World Café Live, and Long Beach Island Foundation, among many other festivals and venues.
Cited by the Broad Street Review as “one of the region’s busiest and best jazz singers,” V. Shayne has been appointed “one to watch” and a “shining light" by All About Jazz. "V. Shayne is an artist’s artist, in part because it seems almost effortless—like he’s never been anything but." According to WXPN, "Frederick’s stunning baritone effortlessly soars; sometimes a seductive whisper, sometimes an exuberant belt." His official debut album Lovesome was released in 2019, followed by a single, Gleaming, and a holiday EP Evergreen. His latest EP, Blacklight, was released September 2020 to critical reception. His next recording project, yet untitled, has an anticipated release date of autumn 2021.