About

Joelle Lurie is a NYC-based singer/songwriter, voiceover artist, actress and educator. She brings her distinctive “jazzed-up pop & popped-up jazz” modern style to Take Me There (2014), her debut album of standards, originals, and reimagined pop covers.

Featured on NPR’s Song Travels with Michael Feinstein, Joelle's record features tight arrangements and production by her longtime bassist/bandmate, Ben Gallina, and the genre-crossing Pinehurst Trio.

THE STORY! Joelle and her Pinehurst Trio started out as close friends all living on the same Pinehurst Avenue block in the upper Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights. Together, they have performed at venues including Lincoln Center, Rainbow Room, Birdland Jazz Club (where she has hosted their 'Jazz Party' night), SubCulture, Zinc Bar, New York Stock Exchange, Four Seasons, Top of the Rock, Regattabar in Cambridge, Mass., The Standard Hotel's Boom Boom Room, Rockwood Music Hall (where they play regularly), & as the featured house band for the James Beard Foundation annual galas and events. They are also proud Artists in Residence with Lincoln Center Education.

Joelle's voice can also be heard on a variety of recordings, voiceover spots, jingles, and backup vocals, including on the acclaimed album 'The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter' (Sony Victor/Independent) and as a backup vocalist for NBC’s Rockefeller Center tree lighting ceremony..

On stage and screen, Joelle has been featured in the 24 Hour Musicals (Gramercy Theatre), as a soloist with the Boston Holiday Pops, in Jerry Springer The Opera (Speakeasy Stage Company), and on The Wendy Williams Show.

Joelle studied at New England Conservatory prep school, Tanglewood, Indiana University’s School of Music, The New Contemporary & Commercial Music Vocal Pedagogy Institute, and holds a bachelors of music from Boston University's College of Fine Arts. She grew up in the Boston area, has three younger brothers and is a proud ginger. You can see Joelle & her trio at Tavern on The Green in Central Park, NYC weekly this fall, and monthly at Rockwood Music Hall on the Lower East Side.

NEWS

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UPDATES

September 18, 2016

We are Artists-in-Residence with Lincoln Center Education this year! Working on a family show & album to go along with it. Save Jan. 7th, 2017 for our Lincoln Center Kids Artists Concert!

August 22, 2016

At Tavern on The Green again this coming Friday (not Thursday this wee) August, 26th, 6-10pm.

July 01, 2016

We'll be at Tavern on The Green this July on 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/26 -- 6pm-10pm -- No res. necessary -- Come join us!

July 01, 2016

Wrapped up our residency at Rockwood Music Hall this spring -- now on to summer shows! Just hosted Jazz Party at Birdland Jazz Club with Brian Newman & Danielle Grabianowski on July 26th, 2016 -- More soon!

June 28, 2015

Rainbow Room - what a great time we had playing jazz brunch at this incredible venue (ok, and eating too).

June 11, 2015

Regattabar, Cambridge - We had a blast playing to a packed house at Regattabar this past week, June 9th. Thanks for the warm hometown show!

June 10, 2015

Residency at Rockwood Music Hall - Thanks for coming out to our Wed. night residency in June at one of our favorite NYC venues. We'll be back at Rockwood soon! - jazz/pop/originals

April 03, 2015

NPR’s Song Travels w/ Michael Feinstein - Episode on Joelle & the Trio out now!

Listen

The Man I Love

3:33

Play Pause track 2x

Just What I Needed

4:48

Play Pause track 2x

Should We? (duet)

3:55

Play Pause track 2x

Hares on the Mountain

4:31

Play Pause track 2x
Thumb santa clause 2x Play video 2x

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

Thumb retro soul 2x Play video 2x

Retro Soul & Jazz Medley

Thumb fly me to the moon 2x Play video 2x

Fly Me to the Moon

Shows

Fall 2016
Thursday, December 22, 2016
, 6pm-10pm

Tavern on The Green, NYC

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Sunday, December 18, 2016
, 8:30pm

Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 3, NYC

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio - Holiday Show

Friday, December 9, 2016

Boom Boom Room - Top of The Standard Hotel, NYC

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio - Private Event

Sunday, November 20, 2016
, 8:30pm (doors open at 8pm)

Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 3, New York

Joelle Lurie w/ trio

Sunday, November 13, 2016
, 1-5pm

Tavern on The Green - Sunday Brunch, New York

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Thursday, November 10, 2016
, 6pm - 10pm

Tavern on The Green, New York

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Sunday, October 30, 2016
, 1pm - 5pm

Tavern on The Green - Sunday Brunch, New York

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Sunday, October 30, 2016
, 8:30pm

Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 3, New York

Joelle Lurie w/ trio

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Lincoln Center Education (school show), New York

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Friday, October 21, 2016
, 7pm - 11pm

Tavern on The Green, New York

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Sunday, October 16, 2016
, 1pm - 5pm

Tavern on The Green - Sunday Brunch, New York

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Thursday, October 13, 2016
, 6pm - 10pm

Tavern on The Green, New York

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Sunday, October 2, 2016
, 1pm - 5pm

Tavern on The Green - Sunday Brunch, New York

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Thursday, September 29, 2016
, 6pm - 10pm

Tavern on The Green, New York

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Sunday, September 25, 2016
, 8:30pm

Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 3, New York

Joelle Lurie w/ trio

Friday, September 9, 2016
, 7pm - 11pm

Tavern on The Green, New York

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Summer 2016
Friday, August 26, 2016
, 6-10pm

Tavern on The Green, New York

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Thursday, August 18, 2016
, 6-10pm

Tavern on The Green, New York

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Thursday, August 11, 2016
, 6-10pm

Tavern on The Green, New York

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Thursday, August 4, 2016
, 6-10pm

Tavern on The Green, New York

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
, 6pm-10pm

Tavern on The Green, New York, NY

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Thursday, July 21, 2016
, 6pm-10pm

Tavern on The Green, New York, NY

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Thursday, July 14, 2016
, 6pm - 10pm

Tavern on The Green, New York, NY

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Thursday, July 7, 2016
, 6pm - 10pm

Tavern on The Green, New York, NY

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Private event at Daniel , Upper East Side, NYC

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio w/ horns

Sunday, June 26, 2016
, 6:00pm

Birdland Jazz Club, New York, NY

Joelle Lurie w/ Trio & Special Guest, Brian Newman

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Private Event, CT

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Private event, Sonoma, California

Joelle & The Pinehurst Trio w/ horns

Spring 2016
Monday, May 30, 2016
, 7pm

Rockwood Music Hall - Stage 3, New York, NY

w/ trio + special guest

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, New York

Private event w/ trio

Monday, April 25, 2016
, 7pm

Rockwood Music Hall - Stage 3, New York, NY

w/ trio + special guest

Friday, April 1, 2016

Speakeasy Stage Company - Gala, Boston, MA

w/ trio + special guests

Friday, April 1, 2016

Speakeasy Stage Company - Gala, Boston, MA

w/ trio + special guests

Monday, March 28, 2016
, 7pm

Rockwood Music Hall - Stage 3, New York, NY

w/ trio + special guest

Winter 2016
Sunday, February 14, 2016
, 7:00 PM

Valentine's Day at Top of The Rock - Rockefeller Center, 67th floor, NYC

w/ The Pinehurst Trio

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Harold Pratt House, Upper East Side, NYC

Private Event w/ The Pinehurst Trio

Thursday, February 4, 2016
, 7:30pm & 9:30pm

Lucille's at BB King Blues Club, NYC

w/ The Pinehurst Trio + Horns

Fall 2015
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
, 8:30 PM

Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2 - FREE - Tickets available at door, New York

Annual Holiday Show w/ The Pinehurst Trio

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
, 7:30 PM

Regattabar, Cambridge, Mass.

Annual Holiday Show w/ The Pinehurst Trio

Thursday, December 3, 2015
, 8:00 PM

Oak Room at The Plaza, New York

amfAR generation CURE HOLIDAY PARTY

Friday, November 13, 2015
, 4:00 PM

The Rainbow Room, NYC

James Beard Foundation Gala w/ The Pinehurst Trio

Friday, October 2, 2015
, 7:00 PM

Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 3, New York

w/ The Pinehurst Trio - $10/cover + $10/min

Sunday, September 20, 2015
, 2:00 PM

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY

Private Event w/ The Pinehurst Trio

Friday, September 4, 2015
, 7:00 PM

Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 3, New York

w/ The Pinehurst Trio - $10/cover + $10/min

Summer 2015
Saturday, August 8, 2015
, 2:00 PM

Montauk, The Hamptons, New York

Private Event w/ The Pinehurst Trio

Saturday, August 1, 2015
, 2:00 PM

The New York Palace Hotel, NYC

Private Event w/ The Pinehurst Trio

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Manhasset Bay Yacht Club, Port Washington, NY

Private Event w/ The Pinehurst Trio

Sunday, June 28, 2015
, 12:00 PM

The Rainbow Room, NYC

Jazz Brunch w/ The Pinehurst Trio

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Manhasset Bay Yacht Club, Port Washington, NY

Private Event w/ The Pinehurst Trio

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
, 8:00 PM

Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 1, NYC

June Residency - Wednesdays, 8pm

Saturday, June 20, 2015
, 12:00 PM

The New Leaf Cafe, NYC

Private Event

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
, 8:00 PM

Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 1, NYC

June Residency - Wednesdays, 8pm

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
, 8:00 PM

Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 1, NYC

June Residency - Wednesdays, 8pm

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
, 7:30 PM

Regattabar at The Charles Hotel, Cambridge, Mass.

w/ The Pinehurst Trio

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
, 8:00 PM

Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 1, NYC

June Residency - Wednesdays, 8pm

Spring 2015
Friday, May 8, 2015
, 6:00 PM

Cornelia Street Cafe, West Village, NYC

w/ The Pinehurst Trio

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
, 10:30 PM

Fontana's, Lower East Side, NYC

w/ Charlie Lurie - CEG's Singer-Songwriter Series

Sunday, April 5, 2015
, 9:00 PM

Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2, NYC

w/ The Pinehurst Trio

Press

“Your album, ‘Take Me There’ is a beautifully produced and very thoughtfully created piece... There is clearly much more to come.”

Michael Feinstein, on NPR’s Song Travels

"A magnificent voice and charming demeanor..."

Metro

"Doing the NY hustle, singer Joelle Lurie has done everything from opera to pop to jazz to ad jingles in her decade there after growing up in the Boston area. She now makes her debut backed by her working band, The Pinehurst Trio, as well as a handful of horn and string players. With a voice that's dark but crystal clear, she skillfully delivers each line of these love songs with the right note of emotional heft, whether it's the yearning modern pop of The Cars' ‘Just What I Needed’, Lerner and Lowe's ‘Almost Like Being in Love,’ or thoughtful originals like ‘Three States Away.’"

iTunes Editors' Notes

"This is straight up innovative jazz infused with a touch of pop with a shot of hip hop and soul and the tiniest bit of musical theatre. The tracks take us everywhere from stellar originals to impressive takes on standards to re-imagined Sondheim to trippy 70s and 80s hits. All of the brilliant, inventive arrangements are by bassist Ben Gallina and they are truly a part what make this album a stand out."

Rhapcity Blog

"Time marches on. Here we have a downtown take on the modern jazz diva. Adding hip-hop vibes to Sinatra? Well, have you seen property prices in Brooklyn lately. Some are going to find this fire-cracker to be selling sacrilege but she has a fine voice, crafty ideas and, like I said, time marches on. Dandy millennial cocktail music."

Midwest Record Review

"She gives everything a fresh sound...an airy touch with putting pop grooves beneath old standards...Lurie is onto something here: both accessible and a little different..."

NPR's Will Layman on POPMatters.com

Booking

pinehurstmusic@gmail.com

(617) 784-6779

Management & Media

Jana La Sorte, Ambassadora

jana@ambassadora.com

Teaching Inquiries

joellelurie@gmail.com