Virtual jazz festival hits a more simple note

It's how music began: a voice and percussion. Basic, intimate, powerful.

The coronavirus lockdown laid waste to the plans of jazz vocal star, Grammy nominee Gretchen Parlato. But in isolation at home in Los Angeles, with partner Mark Guiliana on…

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gretchen parlato: finding the essence


“I like to pare a song down to get to its essence”, Parlato told me while preparing for a creativity workshop at the Wichita Jazz Festival. “The best kind of compliment is when people tell me they…

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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…

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Gretchen Parlato, take jazz as a "native language" 

by Camila Sánchez Bolaño, Newsweek, April 9, 2018  
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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…

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The New Cool: Modern Voice of Gretchen Parlato

by Abe Beeson, KNKX • Aug 18, 2017

Gretchen Parlato will knock you off your feet. 

After more than a dozen years in the heart of the jazz world in New York City, Gretchen Parlato has become one of the…

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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…

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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…

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