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Carol Fredette

“Carol Fredette is everything you need in a jazz singer. She thinks, swings and phrases like a creative instrumentalist, yet her way with words captures the essence of a lyric,” says critic Dan Morgenstern, one of her many fans. Her deep expressive voice, strong sense of swing and charismatic presence have wowed audiences, critics and fellow musicians the world over. Fredette’s reputation has continued to grow as a fine educator, vocal coach and record producer. As a kid growing up in the Bronx, Carol was weaned on the music of Chet Baker, Stan Kenton and Frank Sinatra. Barely 18 and fresh out of Florida State University, where she sang regularly with the college jazz band, she hit New York and immediately landed a gig at Greenwich Village’s infamous Page Three

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Article: Radio

New Releases From Yoko Miwa and Dave Stryker Plus A Valentines Salute to Blanche Calloway

Read "New Releases From Yoko Miwa and Dave Stryker Plus A Valentines Salute to Blanche Calloway" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


This Valentines Day broadcast includes new releases from pianist Yoko Miwa, vocalists Ada Bird Wolfe, Valentina Marino, Laila Biali and guitarist Dave Stryker, plus birthday shout outs to Blanche Calloway, Carmen Staaf and Sharel Cassity, among others. Also remembered was vocalist and educator Carol Fredette. Thanks for your continued support. Please help all of these fine ...

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Take Five with Andrea Domenici

Read "Take Five with Andrea Domenici" reviewed by Andrea Domenici


About Andrea Domenici Born and raised in Lecco , Italy, Andrea Domenici is a jazz pianist and composer who has been living in New York since 2012. A 2016 graduate from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, Domenici has studied with great piano players such as Benny Green, Barry Harris, Kenny Barron, ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Friends, Colleagues And Students To Celebrate Janet Lawson In NYC on May 15th

Friends, Colleagues And Students To Celebrate Janet Lawson In NYC on May 15th

Friends, current and former students, and many of the incredible musicians she has collaborated with over the years will gather on Monday, May 15th 2017 from 7 to 10pm at the extraordinary Minnie Petrie Synagogue at Hebrew Union College- Jewish Institute of Religion, 1 West 4th St. (near Broadway) in jny: New York City, to offer ...

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Article: New York Beat

Carol Fredette at Jazz at Kitano

Read "Carol Fredette at Jazz at Kitano" reviewed by Nick Catalano


Carol Fredette Jazz at Kitano New York, NY November 19, 2015 Jazz at Kitano, the club in Gotham's Kitano Hotel on Park Ave. and 38th St., continues to grow in popularity with artists and audiences alike -the former avidly competing for the best dates and the latter chatting ...

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No Sad Songs For Me

Label: Soundbrush Records
Released: 2014
Track listing: I Am In Love; No Sad Songs For Me; The Best Thing for You; To Love And Be Loved; You’d Better Love Me; Double Rainbow; You’re Getting to be a Habit With Me; Havin’ Myself a Time; This is Always; Dancing In The Dark; Long Ago and Far Away; You Better Go Now; No Regrets.

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Article: Album Review

Carol Fredette: No Sad Songs For Me

Read "No Sad Songs For Me" reviewed by Dr. Judith Schlesinger


The fact that Carol Fredette's CD is going to be a rare treat is suggested by its very first track, the lesser-known Cole Porter gem, “I Am in Love." As arranged with ingenuity and class by bassist/producer David Finck. (who also wrote the wry title track), this jubilant samba makes one thing clear from the jump: ...

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Article: Album Review

Carol Fredette: No Sad Songs For Me

Read "No Sad Songs For Me" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


We last heard from vocalist Carol Fredette on her first Soundbrush recording, Everything in Time (2009). Her repertoire was replete with, “Light latin jazz, humid islands, and secure mainstream treatments." Fredette remains fairly true to this mix of styles on No Sad Songs For Me, specifically addressing all songs of upbeat content, if not tempo. The ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Free Jazz Concert: Carol Fredette & Trio in Monmouth (NJ)

Free Jazz Concert: Carol Fredette & Trio in Monmouth (NJ)

Treat yourself to the sounds of Jazz vocalist and recording artist Carol Fredette as she captivates the audience with her wide and varied repertoire of American and Brazilian popular music. This free concert will be hold Sunday, June 6 at 2 p.m. at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan, NJ, 07726. For more ...

Album

Everything In Time

Label: Soundbrush Records
Released: 2009
Track listing: Without Rhyme of Reason; I Wish I Knew; Dream Dancing; Last Night When We Were Young; The Way You Look Tonight; Vivo Sonhando (Dreamer); Pieces of Dreams; I Was Born In Love With You; (This is) A Fine Romance; O Pato (The Duck); Bilhete (Ticket); Love Thy Neighbor; Would You Believe?; Only Trust Your Heart; Wait A Little While.


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