articles & interviews

Gretchen Parlato ‘Flor’ —March 2021

"I met Parlato in 2007—she lugged her amp up stairs, through awkwardly shaped turnstiles, and performed to a near-empty venue...her friend, Espe, sat in on a couple of duo tunes. Esperanza Spalding, to be clear."

A major new album– after

Gretchen Parlato and the Possibilities of Jazz

Elda Garcia
It could well fit in a New York jazz club of the 40s, but you can also imagine it in the moonlight while watching the sea of ​​Rio de Janeiro. Such are the possibilities and nuances of Gretchen…

Gretchen Parlato, take jazz as a "native language" 

by Camila Sánchez Bolaño, Newsweek, 9, April, 2018  
(google translation) 

Parlato returns to the stage after four years of absence with a new album: Flor, which she says is a very personal connection to music. In her voice, Gretchen Parlato…


Singer Gretchen Parlato sweeps aside her fears on The Lost and Found
Interview with Kara Manning, Jazziz Magazine 

"The theme just kept unraveling of the lost and found... light and dark, good and bad. It's always a cycle. Just when…

Nine Women In The Room: A Jazz Musicians’ Roundtable

The roundtable participants are, from left to right: (top row) Geri Allen, Ingrid Jensen, Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding, Tineke Postma and Helen Sung; (bottom row) Nona Hendryx and Gretchen Parlato.

Over the summer, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington brought together…

"It's More Than a Whisper": A Conversation With Gretchen Parlato 

Michael J. West 

Los Angeles native Gretchen Parlato is among an elite group of musicians who made their breakthrough in Washington, D.C.: She was the winner of the 2004 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition for Vocals. Seven years and three…