Elnah Jordan a well seasoned performer and vocalist commenced her career in the streets of San Francisco. Her transition from a street performer to the clubs was expeditious to say the least. San Francisco loved her and rewarded her with a nomination and placement as 1983 Jazz Vocalist of the year.
Elnah performed the role of the legendary Bessie Smith for 2-1/2 years in “The Evolution of the Blues” written and produced by Jon Hendricks of the scat team of Lamburgh, Hendricks and Ross. Later she stared in “Street Dreams” an Off Broadway musical drama which afforded the prestigious Cabaret Gold awards for her performance. She then studied under and worked with Jules Broussard, a very well know sax player. To add to her credits, Elnah has had the honor to open for Gil Scott Heron and Bobby Blue Bland in the San Francisco Club forum.
Elnah moved to the Seattle area in the earlier nineties, which landed well for re-introduction of her roots in gospel music. The very essence of her inspiration.
Throughout Elnah’s artistic years she as searched for someone who shared similar artistic integrity and goals. She as since found that very person in Beth Wolff, a renowned composer and pianist. Together the duo will entertain your desires.
Beth Wulff is a seasoned entertainer, with over 45 years of experience on vocals and piano, organ, and keyboards. Her classical and jazz piano training and years of professional experience have helped create an accomplished and exciting style.
Beth has performed with Mary Wells, Emily Remler, Al Wilson, Patti Allen, Merilee Rush, Pat Wright, and Duffy Bishop.
Beth is an award winning songwriter, in both pop and gospel fields, including the American Song Festival and Christian Artists International, where she received two first place awards for her original compositions. Her originals have been recorded by the Chorus Connection, Dana Lupinacci, Patti Allen, Kevin Wallace, and Patti Summers. She also wrote the majority of the musical score for the recent production of the local play, "We Are Not Good Girls”. Beth has also taught songwriting workshops at NAMA and the Experience Music Project (EMP).
She has performed in the Seattle area at such events as Bumbershoot, the Winthrop Blues Festival, NAMA Awards, the Backstage, and Parkers to name a few. She has performed at venues such as the Olympic Hotel, the Salish Lodge, Sixth Avenue, Madison/ Renaissance Hotel, and numerous Red Lions. Some of her recording projects have included Seattle Women in Rhythm & Blues, Elnah Jordan, Patti Allen, and Kevin Wallace.