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Jordan McLean

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2012]
Associate Musical Director
 
[US Tour, 2011]
Musical Arranger
 
[West End, 2010]
Music Arranger
Musical Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Trumpet

Writing

Composer






Jordan McLean News

The 19th Annual New Year's Hank-O-Rama, A Honky Tonk Tradition Continues On New Year' Photo The 19th Annual New Year's Hank-O-Rama, A Honky Tonk Tradition Continues On New Year's Day
by Stephi Wild - Dec 28, 2022

Hank Williams will be celebrated 70 years after his death with the 19th Annual Hank-O-Rama, Sunday, January 1st, at The Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery, New York, NY 10016 (212-228-0228).

NOoSPHERE Arts Presents REPOPULATIONS: New Horizons Photo NOoSPHERE Arts Presents REPOPULATIONS: New Horizons
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2022

NOoSPHERE Arts presents REPOPULATIONS: New Horizons, a group site-specific art exhibition focused on environmental reflection, from September 30 - October 23, 2022 at 520 Kingsland Avenue, Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

NOoSPHERE Arts to Present WE ARE NATURE 2022: Patterns Of Connection This Month Photo NOoSPHERE Arts to Present WE ARE NATURE 2022: Patterns Of Connection This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022

NOoSPHERE Arts will present WE ARE NATURE 2022: Patterns of Connection on September 2 & 24, 2022 at the NOoSPHERE Arts Stage Roof, NYC and Kingsland Wildflowers at Broadway Stages, Brooklyn.

Return Engagement of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST With Jade Jones & Evan Ruggiero Announced f Photo Return Engagement of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST With Jade Jones & Evan Ruggiero Announced for Olney Theatre 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

Olney Theatre Center announced its 84th season today, unveiling plans for seven theatrical productions that will serve as the tentpoles for an increasingly diverse slate of cultural offerings.

Grammy Nominated Singer and Composer AMAYO to Pursue Solo Career Photo Grammy Nominated Singer and Composer AMAYO to Pursue Solo Career
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 26, 2022

The first lyrics Amayo wrote & sung from the GRAMMY nominated ‚ÄúFu Chronicles‚ÄĚ Antibalas album for the song ‚ÄúFist of Flowers‚ÄĚ (Best Global Music Album of the Year 2020) begin with¬†'the end is a new beginning.' That is true with his 23-year run as the Lead Singer and Face of the band Antibalas. He conceptualized, composed, performed on, and illustrated the latest Antibalas album ‚ÄúFu Chronicles‚ÄĚ earning the band its first GRAMMY nomination.

The Hold Steady Shares New Song 'Heavy Covenant' Photo The Hold Steady Shares New Song 'Heavy Covenant'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 8, 2021

Today The Hold Steady releases their new song, 'Heavy Covenant.' It's the second song released from the band's eighth studio album, OPEN DOOR POLICY, arriving on the band's Positive Jams label via Thirty Tigers on Friday, February 19, 2021.

The Hold Steady Announce New Album 'Open Door Policy' Photo The Hold Steady Announce New Album 'Open Door Policy'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 1, 2020

The Hold Steady announces their eighth studio album, OPEN DOOR POLICY, arriving on the band’s own Positive Jams label via Thirty Tigers on Friday, February 19, 2021. 

VIDEO: Watch Oneika Phillips, Lillias White and More Come Together to Spread Joy with Photo VIDEO: Watch Oneika Phillips, Lillias White and More Come Together to Spread Joy with FELA!
by Stage Tube - May 26, 2020

It's been over a decade since Fela! first took Broadway by storm, and still, in 2020, its cast is united and making a difference. Oneika Phillips, who starred in the 2012 return engagement, put out a call to her cast mates to come together for the #DontRush Challenge. 'It evolved into an even more meaningful project with layers of celebration such as aligning with the ten-year anniversary of the show's 11 Tony nominations, including Sahr as Fela and Lillias White as Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti. A decade ago, we were at the height of breaking ceilings and blowing minds on Broadway,' writes Phillips.

The Hold Steady New Album Out Today Photo The Hold Steady New Album Out Today
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 16, 2019

The Hold Steady's new record, Thrashing Thru The Passion, is out today. Thrashing Thru The Passion is the band's seventh studio album and collects five new songs recorded this year alongside five acclaimed ones released digitally between November 2017 and March 2019. The album was recorded at The Isokon in Woodstock, NY with producer Josh Kaufman and engineer D. James Goodwin. Additional performers include Stuart Bogie, Dave Nelson, Jordan McLean and Michael Leonhart on horns and Annie Nero on backup vocals.

The Hold Steady Share New Song, New Album Out 8/16 Photo The Hold Steady Share New Song, New Album Out 8/16
by Tori Hartshorn - Jul 23, 2019

The Hold Steady have released a new song, 'You Did Good Kid,' the second new one from Thrashing Thru The Passion, and can be downloaded with album pre-orders. Thrashing Thru The Passion is the band's seventh studio album and is out August 16 on Frenchkiss Records. Fans can receive access to exclusive album bundles, including such extras as a poster, lithograph and enamel pin set. All album pre-orders will come with a free download of 'You Did Good Kid' as well as the first song 'Denver Haircut.' Both songs are available now at all DSPs.

Jordan McLean Videos

VIDEO: Watch Oneika Phillips, Lillias White and More Come Together to Spread Joy with Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Oneika Phillips, Lillias White and More Come Together to Spread Joy with FELA!

by Stage Tube - May 26, 2020

It's been over a decade since Fela! first took Broadway by storm, and still, in 2020, its cast is united and making a difference. Oneika Phillips, who starred in the 2012 return engagement, put out a call to her cast mates to come together for the #DontRush Challenge. 'It evolved into an even more meaningful project with layers of celebration such as aligning with the ten-year anniversary of the show's 11 Tony nominations, including Sahr as Fela and Lillias White as Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti. A decade ago, we were at the height of breaking ceilings and blowing minds on Broadway,' writes Phillips.

STAGE TUBE: Talib Kweli, Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Present the FELA! Cast in San Francisco
by Stage Tube - Dec 29, 2011

Talib Kweli and Yasiin Bey (better known as Mos Def) recently shared the stage with FELA! cast in San Francisco. Check out a video, via DDOTOMEN.com, by clicking below.

STAGE TUBE: FELA! Opens at Center Theatre Group!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 19, 2011

'Fela!,' the 2010 Best Musical Tony Award-nominated musical, opened on December 14th, at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. The musical, filled with the exuberant music of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, will continue through January 22, 2012. Go inside opening night in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: FELA! Releases New TV Commercial
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2010

Fela!, the critically acclaimed new musical based on the life and music of groundbreaking African composer, performer and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, is directed and choreographed by Tony¬ģ Award-winner Bill T. Jones (Spring Awakening), with a book by Jim Lewis and Bill T. Jones. Sahr Ngaujah and Kevin Mambo play the title character at alternate performances, while the world renowned Antibalas and other members of the NYC Afrobeat community, under the direction of Aaron Johnson, perform Kuti's rousing music live onstage.

STAGE TUBE: MIRACLE WORKER's Abigail Breslin & FELA! Cast Visit 'The View'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 5, 2010

Broadway dominated The View yesterday, March 3. Following an interview with The Miracle Worker's Abigail Breslin, the Fela! cast took the stage to perform 'Zombie' for viewers. Valerie Bertinelli filled in for Whoopi Goldberg, alongside View regulars Barbra Walters, Joy Behar, Sherri Sheperd and Elizabeth Hasselbeck. Audience members were sent home from the taping with a pair of tickets to see the Fela!. The View airs weekdays at 11:00am EST on ABC.

STAGE TUBE: FELA!'s Director and Choreographer Bill T. Jones Profiled on NBC Nightly News
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 2, 2010

As a nod to Black History Month, during the course of the week NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams pays tribute to a series of history makers, including FELA!'s Bill T. Jones. In the video piece below, Anne Curry profiles Jones and speaks to the Tony Award-winning director and choreographer him about his career, achievements and the tremendous success of FELA!

STAGE TUBE: FELA! Video Diaries‚Ä"A Day in the Life of a Swing
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 29, 2010

See what it's like to dance in the shoes of one of Fela!'s 'swing' performers in this video diary.

STAGE TUBE: FELA! Performs On Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 22, 2010

Fela!, the new musical based on the life and music of groundbreaking African composer, performer and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, will open on Broadway at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street) tonight. Performances began on Monday, October 19

STAGE TUBE: Sting and Alicia Keys Rave About FELA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 19, 2009

Sting and Alicia Keys were amongst other well-known music and entertainment personalities to visit the Broadway sensation Fela! during its first week run, and the praise for this dazzling production was unanimous.


Jordan McLean Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Jordan McLean written?
Jordan McLean has written 1 shows including Fela! (Composer).