[JPL] Jazz Appreciation Month At XM Satellite Radio
Maxx.Myrick at xmradio.com
Sat Mar 31 17:41:00 EDT 2007
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This Week's JPL Sponsor: GRACE KELLY
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"It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision." Helen Keller
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we
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frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented,
and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your
playing small doesn't serve the world. There's nothing enlightened about
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within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in everyone. And as we let our
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As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates
others.” Marianne Williamson
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This Week's Sponsor: GRACE KELLY
GRACE KELLY ''Every Road I Walked'': Saxophonist/vocalist/composer GRACE KELLY might only be 14 years old, but she kicks out the tunes like the seasoned pro she is. ''Every Road I Walked'' is her 3rd cd and features Terri Lyne Carrington, John Lockwood and Doug Johnson, with special guests Christian Scott, Adam Larrabee, Rick McLaughlin and Jordan Perlson.
Ms. Kelly won four 2006 Down Beat Magazine Student Music Awards: Jazz Soloist, Original Composition (''Fast Metabolism''), Pop/Rock/Blues soloist, and Jazz Vocalist - Outstanding Performance.
Some other awards include:
-Winner of 2007 ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Award (''Every Road I Walked'').
-Top woodwind soloist and the top vocal alto soloist at the 2007 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival.
-First place 2006 International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition.
-Grace was the youngest participant at the invitation only Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony in 2006.
-Grace has been selected to participate in the Betty Carter Jazz Ahead Residency Program in 2007 (Youngest) at Kennedy Center in Wash. D.C.
-Selected for Massachusetts All-State Jazz Band 2007.
She has been a student of New England Preparatory School since 2003. Grace is or has studied with Lee Konitz, Jerry Bergonzi, Cedar Walton, Phil Woods, Allan Chase, Rebecca Parris, James Merenda, and Jeremy Udden.
''I first met Grace Kelly at the 2006 summer jazz program at Stanford University. I was amazed at her precocity and talent. Recently she sat in with me and the Jazz Ambassadors Jazz Band at the Pittsfield Jazz Fest. and we jammed together through ''I'll Remember April.'' How did she sound? I gave her my hat! That is how good she sounded! She is the first alto player to get one. Hooray for the future of jazz and the alto sax!''
This is Miss Kelly's 3rd CD, and it's a very nice one. Of course you know Grace is 14 years on this planet, and is all ears and heart. Beautiful sound on her alto, and some lovely phrases to boot!
Lester Young asked a young player after hearing a technical display, ''but can you sing me a song?'' Grace can definitely do that. Good rhythm, nice arrangements, creative originals. She sings like crazy!
What more could we ask for?
After hearing your project, I'm convinced that your talent is definitely worthy of the attention of the Jazz community, and your future is genuinely going to earn a high level of achievement.
''The future of our music is in good hands.''
..........''the jazz world has another great reason to celebrate with the arrival of Grace Kelly. Her talent makes her a triple threat as a brilliant saxophonist, a very gifted composer, and vocalist with great feeling. Her playing represents everything I love about jazz, swinging, imagination, and the blues. You must check out this Cd ...........Donald Brown
''The best compliment I can give any player is that they are an improviser. Grace is definitely an improviser. She does not play worked out lines or get caught up in the latest fad. She plays and improvises in the present. It's all about the music of the moment. She has an honest freedom about her and she's connecting with the other musicians and having fun making the music. That's why it feels free to me. Another great thing about Grace is that she is comfortable and competent playing many different styles of music''
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