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Gretchen Parlato: The Lost and Found

Read "The Lost and Found" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Da quando si è aggiudicata il prestigioso premio Thelonious Monk per i musicisti emergenti, nel lontano 2004, dopo aver frequentato i corsi dell'omonimo istituto, Gretchen Parlato ha inciso, a suo nome, poco. The Lost And Found è, infatti, il suo terzo disco solista, che segue gli altrettanto belli In a Dream e il disco d'esordio, Gretchen Parlato. Questo, però, ...

Gretchen Parlato: The Lost and Found

Read "The Lost and Found" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Gretchen Parlato is emerging as the most important jazz singer since Cassandra Wilson. Her vocal approach is so unique and her repertoire so eclectic that she stands to create a jazz vocal genre unto herself. After placing first in the 2004 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition, Parlato released her eponymous debut, self-produced, in 2005. Warmly ...

Gretchen Parlato: The Lost And Found

Read "The Lost And Found" reviewed by Wilbert Sostre

Despite being completely different singers, there's a lot to connect Gretchen Parlato with the legendary Billie Holiday. Holiday was a singer with a phrasing deeply rooted in the blues, while Parlato is a jazz singer with the modern influences of R&B and pop music, but what draws them together is the uniqueness of their respective styles. ...

Gretchen Parlato: The Lost and Found

Read "The Lost and Found" reviewed by Andrew Lienhard

Gretchen Parlato's much anticipated third release, The Lost and Found, secures her position as the leading vocalist in New York's under-40 jazz scene. On this 15-track program, Parlato and producer Robert Glasper blend musical styles like so many cocktails. They purposefully demonstrate that hip-hop has a quiet side, that you needn't be from Brazil to play ...