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Gretchen Parlato performing at the Caramoor Jazz Festival in Katonah, N.Y. July 28.

Listen Gretchen Parlato, The Cookers On JazzSet WBGO

June 13, 2013 – Hear Caramoor Jazz Festival sets from a quietly affecting singer and a distinctive hard bop band. WBGO

Read The Best Jazz Of 2011

December 9, 2011 – Here are 10 examples of radical imagination, and radical re-imagination, in a great year for jazz.

Read 50 Favorites Of 2011: F-J

December 5, 2011 – The list of our 50 favorite albums of the year includes Frank Ocean and more artists from F to J.

Tillery. L-R: Rebecca Martin, Gretchen Parlato, Becca Stevens.

Watch Tillery: Live In Concert WBGO

September 27, 2011 – The trio of Rebecca Martin, Gretchen Parlato and Becca Stevens sings and strums original tunes. WBGO


Trombone Shorty.

Read The Mix: Jazz In The Present Tense WBGO

June 20, 2011 – Listen to a mix of musicians performing at this year's Montreal Jazz Festival, which begins June 25. WBGO

25 Favorites: From F---- Up To Julianna Barwick

June 14, 2011 – The list of our 25 favorite albums of the year so far includes Jill Scott and more artists F-J.

As a jazz singer and a vocal coach, Gretchen Parlato is in demand.

Read Gretchen Parlato: Stay In The Moment

May 1, 2011 – She may not be a belter, but Parlato has fine-tuned a breathy vocal style on her new album.


Gretchen Parlato performs at the Quad Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival.

Read Gretchen Parlato, Conrad Herwig On JazzSet WBGO

July 5, 2012 – From two stages at Newport, hear a gifted young singer and the Latin side of Herbie Hancock. WBGO


Gretchen Parlato's new album is The Lost and Found.

Read Gretchen Parlato: Master Of Restraint

April 19, 2011 – The Lost and Found sparkles from beginning to end, but one song in particular stands out.


Gretchen Parlato.

Watch Interview And Live Chat With Gretchen Parlato WBGO

March 28, 2011 – Hear a live discussion with the sotto voce jazz vocalist about her new album The Lost And Found. WBGO


Gretchen Parlato's new album is The Lost and Found.

Read First Listen: Gretchen Parlato, 'The Lost And Found'

March 27, 2011 – Here's a singer with an uncommon voice and the slippery quality often abbreviated "musicality."

Gretchen Parlato

Listen Gretchen Parlato In Concert: Newport Jazz Festival 2010 WGBH

August 7, 2010 – Parlato uses her light and feathery voice in ways that request and reward further attention. WGBH


Edward Simon and Gretchen Parlato in rehearsal

Read Edward Simon's Afinidad On JazzSet WBGO

March 10, 2011 – At the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, Ark., Simon premieres a contemplative new jazz work. WBGO


Read The Year In Jazz, From WDUQ WESA

December 23, 2009 – Jazz's future is bright: All but three musicians on Shaunna Morrison Machosky's Top 10 are under 40. WESA

Read 2009: The Year Of Living Improvisationally WBGO

December 11, 2009 – Here are the 10 finest jazz records of 2009, and one fine reissue, as chosen by WBGO's Josh Jackson. WBGO

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