The Vermont Jazz Center presents Thelonious Monk Vocal competition winner, Gretchen Parlato, with her working quartet. The Village Voice jazz critic's poll voted her recent CD best jazz vocal recording of 2009. Jazz icon Herbie Hancock states: 'Gretchen is a singer with a deep, almost magical connection to the music'. Her band includes Taylor Eigsti on piano/keyboard, Alan Hampton on acoustic and electric basses and Kendrick Scott on drums. Tickets $25 general, $15 student w/ID available online via www.vtjazz.org, In the Moment Records, 143 Main St Brattleboro, VT 05301 & reserved by phone (802) 254 9088 Please call ahead for handicap access.