Irene Ida is a jazz vocalist - born and raised on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
She began singing at the age of 4. Her singing brought her local fame starting from my Jr. High School years as she appeared in musicals and went on to entertain audiences throughout the Tri State area at local restaurants.
Irene is a multitalented and accomplished singer with her extraordinary range and vocal styling and is an original artist in her own right. With over fifteen years of professional experience Irene’s styling include Jazz, Cabaret, Broadway,
Pop & Blues, but certainly is at home singing her extensive repertoire of jazz and standards of the bygone era songs from the Great American songbook.
In the past Irene has performed at an impressive list of venues, including NYC’s many local restaurants including Rosie’s Turn, Duplex, Green St. Café, and became a regular at NYC’s Broadway Baby. She married and moved to Westchester, NY. Irene put her career on hold to raise her three children, and during this time has gone on to minor in music and Instrumental Ensemble at Westchester Community College under Professor Yan Pevzner, who is solely responsible for orchestrated her fabulous Trio. She is now back with her amazing Trio to delight audiences with her elegant blend of vocals.
Irene has since gone on to perform for Fundraisers , Private Parties and appearing at various venues throughout Westchester such as Emily Shaw’s , Canyon Club , LeChatau and is currently performing at The Olde Stone Mill in Tuckahoe, NY. Bella Gianna’s Rest. in Congers, NY & Bistro 6 Restaurant, Bronx, NY.