Born: December 19, 1980
Since arriving on the New York scene in 2003, vocalist Abigail Riccards has garnered much attention from the jazz community for her effortless swing, heartbreaking tone, and personalized approach to lyrics. Abigail's inimitable approach to the Great American Songbook has made her one of the most celebrated jazz vocalists of her generation.
In 2000, she was also selected to participate in the Jazz in July workshop at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and competed in the 2006 Fish Middleton Competition, where she was a semi-finalist. In 2004, Abigail was selected to be a semi-finalist in the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, where she competed at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C for judges such as Kurt Elling, Al Jarreau, Jimmy Scott and Dee Dee Bridgewater....
- Every Little Star by C. Michael Bailey
- When The Night Is New by Michael P. Gladstone
- When The Night Is New by Woodrow Wilkins
- When The Night Is New by Mark F. Turner
She can also make outstanding drama with her naked voice on Billie Holiday's Left Alone and bring a smile to your face with her spunky delivery James Hale - Downbeat Magazine
Willing to teachAdvanced students only.