Born: August 28, 1974
With smooth sounds, dynamic spontaneity, exciting rhythms, and a selfless musical sincerity, Rosana Eckert embraces and captivates her listeners, taking them on a musical journey that is often described as joyous, breathtaking, and inspiring. Her acclaimed debut CD, At the End of the Day, introduced her to the jazz world not only as a vocalist, but also as a creative composer and arranger. The CD was praised as “an occasion for celebration” by AllAboutJazz.com and “a superior debut.” by Cadence Magazine, and it was a finalist for Best New Jazz Album in the 2006 Independent Music Awards. Her newest CD, Small Hotel, once again showcases her knack for storytelling and her ability to breathe new life into beloved standards with her contemporary style. Small Hotel includes liner notes and a guest appearance by legendary trumpeter Marvin Stamm as well as contributions from renowned arranger Michele Weir and the incomparable Christian McBride on bass....
“a sublime vocalist and songwriter” - Thor Christensen, Dallas Morning News
This young lady is smooth, sincere, and flexible. Not afraid to test the boundries of many styles, Eckert exhibits amazing versatility and confidence. - EOM Entertainment
“... fresh and sophisticated. Backed by a crack team of Dallas musicians, including percussionist/husband Gary Eckert, Ms...
Willing to teachIntermediate to advanced students
Credentials/BackgroundVocal Jazz Faculty, University of North Texas has also served on faculty of: UNT Summer Vocal Jazz Workshop Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Camp Texas All Star Jazz Camp Speech Level Singing Summer Vocal Program, Los Angeles
Clinic/Workshop Information"Finding Your Voice” This clinic focuses on the journey toward individuality and personal expression: Discovery, Imitation, and Creation...