Gretchen Parlato: Newport Jazz 2010 Parlato uses her light and feathery voice in ways that request and reward further attention. A group that is happy to accompany her appears here at the CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival.
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Gretchen Parlato: Newport Jazz 2010

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It's not her light and feathery voice so much as how she uses it: phrased creatively, on pitch, in ways that request and reward closer attention. It's to her credit that hip young New York musicians are happy to play with Parlato — she's as much a musician as they are. One such grouping appears here at the CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I.

Personnel

  • Gretchen Parlato, vocals
  • Gerald Clayton, piano/Fender Rhodes
  • Alan Hampton, bass
  • Kendrick Scott, drums

Set List

  • "Within Me"
  • "Butterfly"
  • "Juju"
  • "Doralice"
  • "Weak"
  • "On The Other Side"
  • "Ugly Beauty"
  • "I Can't Help It"
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