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Downbeat Magazine: SFJAZZ Collective’s New Lineup, Paradigm   

... "Twenty years ago Parlato was accepted into the Thelonious Monk Institute and was the only dedicated vocalist among a group of instrumentalists. “Now here I am at 45, and I’m given this similar opportunity, So, I’m using the same tools that I did back then to find my way as part of an ensemble, in a traditional way as a vocalist with lyrics, or lines that I can sing in unison or harmony.”  

In addition to developing her distinct brand of wordless singing, Parlato also doubles on percussion — as does Charles and Sánchez. McCoy plays guitar, Simon and Wolf also play electronic keyboards, and Brewer doubles on contrabass and electric bass. “There’s so much that this band can do right now,” Parlato observed."»» read article