Songwriting and Performance with Gretchen Parlato, Rebecca Martin & Becca Stevens

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Tillery• SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 10 AM

The Jazzschool is very pleased to host a day-long workshop with Rebecca MartinGretchen Parlato and Becca Stevens, three of the most highly acclaimed young vocalists and songwriters in New York, collectively known as TILLERY.

Participants have the opportunity to discuss and develop approaches to songwriting, band leading and performance in an intimate setting with these three renowned and accomplished musicians.

Meet new friends and get inspired in a supportive and nurturing atmosphere!

For all levels! Max enrollment: 15
10 am – 3 pm (with a break for lunch)

$150 advance purchase/$165 day of the workshop

Rebecca Martin is a widely respected two-decade veteran whose vocal and songwriting talents have allowed her to effortlessly straddle the worlds of jazz and pop.  She’s released half a dozen acclaimed albums, on which she’s worked with many of jazz’s most esteemed players, including Brian Blade, Paul Motian, Kurt Rosenwinkel and Martin’s husband, bassist Larry Grenadier.

Gretchen Parlato is one of the jazz world’s most celebrated rising vocalists.  She first rose to prominence when she finished in first place in the 2004 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition.  Since then, she’s released three solo albums, as well as lending her voice to more than 50 albums, including high-profile releases by Kenny Barron, Terence Blanchard, Lionel Loueke and Esperanza Spalding.

Becca Stevens has quickly emerged as one of the jazz scene’s brightest young lights.  In addition to releasing two albums of her original compositions with the Becca Stevens Band, she has sung with Travis Sullivan’s Bjorkestra, and performed and/or recorded with such esteemed musicians as Taylor Eigsti, Eric Harland and Brad Mehldau.

September 22, 2013 10:00 am
September 22, 2013 3:00 pm
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