Rebecca Martin was nominated best female Jazz singer of the year by the Jazz Journalist Association. She shares the honor with singers Cassandra Wilson, Gretchen Parlato, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Roberta Gambarini. To see the complete list, click on this LINK.
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A great review of Rebecca’s recent concert at the University of Maine at Augusta. Click on the photo for full text. ### March 9th was a homecoming of sorts for Rebecca Martin. As the acclaimed vocalist and Maine native recalled that night, the last time she performed at the University of Maine Augusta she was […]
Dear Friends, Last year, I had the privilege to begin a song writing program at the Stanford Jazz Workshop. I’m happy to continue the program in 2011 which also happens to be the SJW’s 40th Anniversary. The Songwriting Program will take place on July 31st – August 5th. To help celebrate, I’ve invited my good […]
Read this recent music review of Rebecca Martin by Nate Chinen in the New York Times. Here is an excerpt: “As jazz singers go, Rebecca Martin exudes the plainest sort of poise, almost radical in its utter lack of flash. When she wasn’t cradling an acoustic guitar on Thursday night at the Cornelia Street Café, […]
Happy Holidays to all! Please take a moment to click on the link below and read Rebecca Martin’s December 2010 Newsletter. You will able to read this years notable press, live performances, album information and more. REBECCA MARTIN DECEMBER, 2010 NEWSLETTER Feel free to subscribe to this list at the top of the newsletter page […]
The New York Times gives enthusiastic reviews of Rebecca Martin’s new album “When I Was Long Ago”, and in support of her next live performance in New York City on Thursday, December 16th 2010. Showtimes are 7:30pm and 9:30pm at the JAZZ STANDARD. For tickets, visit this LINK. “The jazz singer Rebecca Martin can sing […]
Rebecca Martin will celebrate the release of her “exquisite” (NPRs Weekend All Things Considered) new album When I Was Long Ago (Sunnyside Records) on Thursday, December 16 at the Jazz Standard, 116 East 27th Street, New York, NY. Sets are at 7:30 and 9:30, and tickets are $20.00. Reservations can be made at 212-576-2232 or […]
“When I Was Long Ago” was given a four star review by the important writer Michel Contat in Telerama Magazine today. You can read it by following this LINK
New Collection of Standards Shines a Light on Original Arrangements, Lost Verses When acclaimed singer-songwriter Rebecca Martin set out to make an album of standards, she resolved to seek out each song’s original vocal read, which proved to be quite a challenge, but one well worth taking on. “As a songwriter and singer, I found […]
When I first began to think about making a record of standards, it was clear that searching for the original vocal read would be an important aspect of my effort. As a songwriter and a singer I have found that many of the beloved old classics have been changed a great deal whether intentional or […]