Singer Rebecca Martin and bassist Larry Grenadier will perform at the Jazz Gallery in New York City on November 6th, 2012 (their last in a residency series) and then at Jazz at the Atlas in Washington DC (in The Paul Sprenger Theatre) on Wednesday, November 7th 2012. The duo, whose recently recorded album Twain will be released in March, 2013 on Sunnyside Records will […]
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Through the open window of the stars unknown winds blow in. Songs dwell, incomprehensible, in the rude and beautiful language of your need. Irresistible words scatter themselves all around you. Your sweet rough trouble contacts me, amazes me. The elements of your character: Birds, winter, bare trees, a branch for me to sit in, and light, so much light. Aching, shuddering light. […]
NEW YORK TIMES: As jazz singers go, Rebecca Martin exudes the plainest sort of poise, almost radical in its utter lack of flash. She appears here in the sparsest but most companionable of settings: backed only by her husband, the fine bassist Larry Grenadier. They’re playing a residency, one night a month through next month, […]
Singer Rebecca Martin and bassist Larry Grenadier continue their monthly residency at New York City’s Jazz Gallery through November 2012. The duo, whose recently recorded album Twain will be released in January 2013 on Sunnyside, will perform at the Gallery on September 7, October 16, and November 6. They will perform two sets of original compositions and standards […]
Singer Rebecca Martin and bassist Larry Grenadier have confirmed a monthly residency at New York City’s Jazz Gallery from August through November 2012. The duo, whose recently recorded album Twain will be released in January 2013 on Sunnyside, will perform at the Gallery on August 3, September 7, October 16, and November 6. They will perform two sets […]
Alex Dutilh of Radio France had this to say about Rebecca and Larry’s performance in Montreal: “The pleasure of creative festivals: find what is expected where not expected, and vice versa. For example on Tuesday evening July 3, after an exuberant James Carter and his organ quartet at Club Soda, I was spinning away from […]
Rebecca Martin and Larry Grenadier’s intimate performance at the Montreal Jazz Festival received critics picks throughout along with this glowing concert review from one of Canada’s most revered music critic Alain Brunet – revealing what is to come in 2013. “In the circles of Jazz in New York, the singer (Rebecca Martin) has had critical […]
TILLERY that features a collaboration between Rebecca Martin, Gretchen Parlato and Becca Stevens has organized an entire weekend of Songwriting Workshops in New York City at The Jazz Gallery on Saturday, May 25th and Sunday, May 26th 2012 from 10:00am – 4:00pm on both days. With only 30 available slots, participants are encouraged to enroll […]
Rebecca Martin is heading back into the studio to make a new recording of originals (and a standard) with Larry Grenadier in March/April. A March 2013 release on the Sunnyside Label has been scheduled.
Rebecca Martin along with Becca Stevens, Gretchen Parlato, Tillery, Aaron Parks, Kate McGarry, Taylor Eigsti, Harish Raghavan, Larry Grenadier and others contributed to the newly released album “My Life is Bold” an Arts for Life Project. A release date will be scheduled soon, and all proceeds from the CD will be donated to ‘Arts for […]