Portrait Words and music by Charles Mingus I’ve seen all kinds of pictures Most of the beauties of the world From places I’ve traveled I still recall This quaint melody as I thrill Painting my own pictures in tones I’ve painted all mother earth Both flowers that brave the morn Tones color the life she’s […]
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Rebecca Martin will be performing this fall as a duo with Bassist Larry Grenadier. Thursday, August 28th Soundwaves Concert Series Westport, NY Thursday, October 30th Palm Jazz Festival Gilwice, Poland Saturday, November 1st AMR Geneve, Switzerland Sunday, November 2nd Enjoy Jazz Festival Mannheim, Germany Tuesday, November 4th La Faiencerie La Tronche, France
Watch Rebecca Martin’s collaborative group TILLERY (Rebecca Martin, Gretchen Parlato and Becca Stevens) perform live at Blue Whale in LA, CA. The three perform “Tillery” written by Becca Stevens with poetry by Jane Tyson Clement and Becca Stevens. TILLERY will head into the studio in January, 2014. Recorded by Pete Rende.
TWAIN is selected as one of the 10 best Jazz albums of 2013 by the editors of iTunes! iTunes best of 2013
Rebecca Martin and Larry Grenadier are heading out to Europe in December. Live performances in Auxerre, Paris and Zurich. The pair will also be teaching at the Conservatoire de Paris.
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 […]
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 […]
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. 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 […]