Grace Kelly

As Grace Kelly defiantly reminds us on The Other One, a standout number from her upcoming

Album, Trying To Figure It Out, she’s not looking to be like anyone else. “Got my own thing,” she sings over the song’s urban, trance-like groove. Although the singer and saxophone player has been acclaimed by critics and audiences alike as a jazz musician, the track’s exhilarating chorus, haunting keyboard hook and brittle electro edge show an artist interested only in playing what she loves labels be damned.

While a current Kelly concert might delight jazz purists with Great American Songbook standards, it could just as easily inspire mainstream listeners with Gracei-fied takes on the likes of Daft Punk’s Get Lucky, Coldplay’s Magic or Sia’s Chandelier.

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”Norah Jones for Smart People” New York Music Daily

“The next name in jazz? Sax player and singer Grace Kelly may well be it.” - Without A Net

“(Kelly) is an artist determined to find her own path. Yes, she’s an ingénue who’s come far in a short time. -Downbeat Magazine

It feels very much like she’s conquered Montreal. Amazing Grace, indeed. - The Artery

“What if I told you that the future of jazz, which many have pronounced dead or dying in the last two decades, rested in the hands of a 16-year-old Korean American saxophonist named Grace Kelly? ….I’ve heard the future of jazz and it is Grace Kelly.” ....David Was, NPR’s Day to Day ”Jazz has had its share of prodigies over the years, as well as players — Miles Davis was one — who established their creative credentials while they were barely out of their teens …..few teenage horn players, and even fewer who are female, have drawn much attention in recent years

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Primary Instrument

Sax, alto

Location

Brookline, MA

Willing to teach

Beginners

Credentials/Background

Skype Lessons I'm excited to now have SKYPE LESSONS available!! Besides performing and writing, my other love is teaching others. I have been all over teaching workshops for all levels including residencies at Berklee College of Music, Kennedy Center, festivals such as Montreux Festival, Lionel Hampton Jazz festivals and Universities all over the US and abroad. Along with that I also teach private lessons and very much enjoy diving in with a student and seeing what I can help with. Individual Private lessons are formatted for the level of the student and with the help of technology we can do it wherever, whenever. All levels are welcomed; you are also welcomed to gift others with a lesson as well. I'll be teaching lessons for saxophone, vocals and composition/small group arranging We'll cover topics and techniques for sound, improvisation, finding ones voice, repertoire, and creating a unique performance along with a lesson plan for individual needs. Please contact me on the site for pricing and scheduling. Contact Grace

Clinic/Workshop Information

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Events

Date Event Time Tickets
Jul15Fri Grace Kelly
SFJAZZ Center
San Francisco, CA
7:00pm & 8:30pm

Albums

Working For The Dreamers
Working For The...
PAZZ Productions, LLC
2014
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Grace
Grace
PAZZ Productions, LLC
2011
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Grace Kelly: Live at Scullers
Grace Kelly: Live at...
PAZZ Productions, LLC
2011
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Man With the Hat
Man With the Hat
PAZZ Productions, LLC
2011
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Mood Changes
Mood Changes
PAZZ Productions, LLC
2009
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GRACEfulLEE
GRACEfulLEE
PAZZ Productions, LLC
2008
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Videos

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