“Rebecca Martin is a singer/songwriter with a small but devoted following. After Midnight is a unique project for her, a collaboration with a well-established orchestra from Portugal. Martin’s husband, bassist Larry Grenadier, is a featured soloist. Martin is a rarity among jazz singers: a true composer. But her songs are performed infrequently by others, perhaps […]
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In the midst of releasing “After Midnight” (the recording), the idea of highlighting the lyrics for the listener was an intriguing and creative way to introduce these songs as poetry to this noisy world of ours. We talked initially about a single lyric which that led to an entire audiobook and an opportunity for […]
Pre-order “After Midnight” now on BANDCAMP AFTER MIDNIGHT Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos featuring Rebecca Martin and Larry Grenadier Pedro Guedes, Conductor Rebecca Martin, Voice, Guitar Larry Grenadier, Bass Woodwinds: João Guimarães alto sax, flute in C, Clarinet in B Flat João Pedro Brandão Alto Saxophone, Soprano Sax, flute in C , Alto Flute, Clarinet […]
After Midnight, due out January 28 2022 (and on January 12, 2022 in Japan), also features bass great and Martin’s longtime collaborator Larry Grenadier, with lush arrangements by the OJM and pianist Guillermo Klein Singer/songwriter Rebecca Martin has a particular gift for creating intimate, introspective moods, as if her songs are secrets whispered into […]
During the day, Rebecca Martin works with community partners to protect the Hudson River watershed and drinking water supplies.
A new recording of Rebecca Martin’s original music and standards (and featuring Larry Grenadier on bass) was recorded with the Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos in Porto, Portugal in January 2020. It is currently being mixed. More information shortly.
Rebecca Martin with Riverkeeper’s Captain John Lipscomb at Lock 4 patrolling the Mohawk River, one of the largest tributaries of the Hudson River Photo credit: Dan Shapley For the past couple of years, Rebecca Martin as an organizer and advocate has split her time between KingstonCitizens.org (as founder and lead organizer), Riverkeeper (where she was promoted to […]