vocalist     pianist     lyricist     composer     teacher 


Latest recording: GHOST OF YESTERDAY: Shades of Lady Day




Teri has an intuitive laid back sense of time reminiscent of Abbey Lincoln & Betty Carter but with her own uniqueness. Jack DeJohnette (legendary jazz drummer & 2012 NEA JazzMaster)

Powerfully moving...segacious warmth...impressively deep...Christopher Loudon, JAZZTIMES  

She is made for those who still understand the meaning of the term the real thing. Stanley Crouch (Author/Cultural Critic & 2019 NEA JazzMaster) 

Roiger has a voice like the finest bittersweet chocolate full of rich, dark, contradicting flavors that miraculously blend to create one of the most original vocal instruments in decades. Playboy Magazine 


2012 release "DEAR ABBEY: The Music of Abbey Lincoln" 

"A vocalist who wraps (Abbey) Lincoln's complex songs around her finger…" Mark Myers, Jazzwax.com





You can purchase audio CDs or digital downloads of my four recordings (GHOST OF YESTERDAY, DEAR ABBEY, STILL LIFE, and MISTERIOSO at the following sites:

CD BABY  http://tinyurl.com/zm45shl

iTUNES    http://tinyurl.com/jf29kqo

AMAZON  http://tinyurl.com/hao2kse


SPRING into SUMMER Calendar

Thursday, JUNE 6 @ DUNSMORE @ Crooner's in Minneapolis! (6 pm) Teri Roiger sings with husband John Menegon on bass, and Minneapolis musicians Phil Aaron on piano and Phil Hey on drums www.https://croonersloungemn.ticketfly.com/calendar/

Sunday, JUNE 16 @ TAGINE in NYC www.taginedining.com

Wednesday, JUNE 19 @ Annarella in Saugerties (6:30 pm) Teri Roiger sings with Pete Levin (piano) & John Menegon (bass)   www.annarellaristorante.com

Thursday, JUNE 20 @ Jazzstock @ Senate Garage with James Weidman's Spiritual Impressions www.jazzstock.com

Wednesday, AUGUST 7 @ Birdland Theater in NYC! Abbey Lincoln's Birthday Celebration!  https://www.birdlandjazz.com/attraction/teri+roiger+celebrates+the+music+of+abbey+lincoln/






social media

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GHOST OF YESTERDAY: Shades of Lady Day

What A Little Moonlight Can Do

Wholly Earth (music & lyrics by Abbey Lincoln)