Jazz vocalist Gabrielle Goodman, with special guest Greg Osby on sax
Presented by Jazz Thursdays at Vernissage series
October 14, 2010
Gabrielle Goodman, with special guest saxophonist Greg Osby, along with Maxim Lubarsky (piano), Dave Clark (bass), and Yoron Israel (drums). Presented as part of the Jazz Thursdays at Vernissage series.
Jazz singer, songwriter, producer and educator Gabrielle Goodman's diverse musical talent has taken her all over the world and has afforded her the opportunity to work as a soloist and/or back-up vocalist with such luminaries as Roberta Flack (Japan tour with Miles Davis), along with Chaka Khan, Patti Labelle, Brian Ferry, Freddie Jackson, Quincy Jones, Norman Connors, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Marion Meadows, Nancy Wilson and many others.
As a songwriter, she co-wrote the song “You Can Make The Story Right” which appears on Chaka Khan’s Grammy award winning CD entitled “The Woman I Am.” As a solo recording artist, she has two jazz CDs on the Verve label and one CD on the Goodness Music label. Her Verve releases respectively entitled, “Travelin Light” and “Until We Love” feature her with Tonight Show bandleader and guitarist Kevin Eubanks, along with Christian McBride, Terri Lyn Carrington, Marvin Smitty Smith, Gary Thomas, and Gary Bartz. Her most recent CD entitled “Angel Eyes” on the Goodness Music label features her with saxophonist Walter Beasley and singer/songwriter Armsted Chrisitan. In addition to writing and recording, Goodman has performed with her own group to rave reviews in many of the world’s most prestigious jazz festivals including Montreux, North Sea, Newport and many others.
Goodman has also appeared in several theatrical productions including co-starring with Michael Buble in “Forever Swing,” appearing in Maya Angelou’s “King” with Simon Estes and touring in “Ain’t Misbehavin” where she co-starred with Dee Dee Brigdewater. She has appeared as a guest artist with several symphony orchestras throughout the world, singing gospel, classical and jazz, including with the Boston Pops, Baltimore Symphony, Tokyo’s Yamayuri Symphony, and Syracuse Symphony. In addition to her performances and recordings, Goodman is a full time professor of voice at the Berklee College of Music. www.gabriellegoodmansings.com