* Rebecca was nominated for best female jazz singer of the year in 2011 by the Jazz Journalist Association for her performances on ‘When I Was Long Ago”

“Rebecca Martin’s “When I Was Long Ago” (Sunnyside) is one of the most exceptional jazz vocal recordings of the year. It is a collection of standards, but Ms. Martin is accompanied only by bassist Larry Grenadier and saxophonist Bill McHenry; it is rare to find a vocalist working without a piano or guitar. The sound is airy and spacious.  Grenadier and McHenry contribute equally to the performance, rather than serving as mere backing musicians to Ms. Martin’s vocals.”  Martin Johnson, The Wall Street Journal


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