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TWAIN Catapults to #1 in Jazz in France. Martin Featured on Art of the Song Nationwide on Public Radio. West Coast Performance in August.

Rebecca Martin’s latest recording TWAIN, a collaboration with longtime partner bassist Larry Grenadier and produced by Pete Rende was catapulted to the #1 spot in Jazz in France on iTunes and Amazon.  Revered music critic MICHEL CONTAT who writes for Telerama France, one of the largest publications in the country, gives the album four stars: “TWAIN: The miraculous […]

Rebecca Martin’s Group TILLERY with Gretchen Parlato and Becca Stevens Offer Workshops and Masterclasses in 2013

  TILLERY,  a collaboration between Rebecca Martin, Gretchen Parlato and Becca Stevens is pleased to announce two unique study opportunities, a mix of masterclasses and workshops being offered this year on the West coast. They are open to all musicians and creatives no matter your instrument.  Please have a look below and write to Rebecca Martin […]

Rebecca Martin and TWAIN Featured in New York Times. Martin a ‘touchstone’ to a generation of jazz singers for singing and songwriting.

KINGSTON, N.Y. —  A New York Times Sunday Arts & Leisure piece written by Nate Chinen was published this weekend on Rebecca Martin and her upcoming release TWAIN on Sunnyside Records (available nationwide on Tuesday, March 26th).  “Ms. Martin is a vocalist with an earnest and unaffected style and a songwriter of unforced insight; Mr. […]

Singer and Songwriter Rebecca Martin Discusses the Lyrics on TWAIN, Community and Collaborations.

Singer and Songwriter Rebecca Martin Discusses the Lyrics on TWAIN, Community and Collaborations.  Along with release of TWAIN on March 26, Martin looks ahead to performing with her trio TILLERY that features GRETCHEN PARLATO and BECCA STEVENS at the Kennedy Center for the Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival In May Kingston, NY – “I get […]

TUNE IN! Rebecca Martin to co-moderate WBGO/NPR’s “Live at the Vanguard” with Chris Potter and his Quintet.

“Dear Educators and Students, On behalf of National Public Radio, I’d like to invite you to see Chris Potter with his quintet on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6 at 9PM. He’ll be featured LIVE on our website performing from the historic Village Vanguard in New York City with pianist Ethan Iverson, bassist Larry Grenadier, drummer Eric Harland, […]

NPR Chooses Jazz Singer and Songwriter Rebecca Martin’s Upcoming Release TWAIN as “One to Look Out For” in 2013.

NPR Chooses Jazz Singer and Songwriter Rebecca Martin’s Upcoming Release TWAIN as “One to Look Out For in 2013”.   Record Release and a live recording scheduled at the Rockwood Music Hall in New York City in March.  In anticipation of the jazz singer and songwriter Rebecca Martin’s upcoming release on Sunnyside Records, NPR’s Patrick Jarenwattananon includes TWAIN […]

NPR: 15 Jazz Albums To Look Out For in 2013

  “Rebecca Martin, Twain: The vocalist Rebecca Martin‘s last album was a collection of standards, recorded only with a saxophonist (Bill McHenry) and a bass player, Larry Grenadier. Think of Twain as a sequel of sorts: It’s a program of mostly originals, backed only by Grenadier, who is also her husband. As a singer, she has a sense of nuance […]