Grace Kelly Quintet
August 16, 2012
::Rockport Music Jazz Festival::
Award-winning alto saxophonist Grace Kelly, makes her third appearance at the Shalin Liu Performance Center. Kelly has appeared at leading jazz festivals throughout Europe and the United States and was named the alto saxophone “Rising Star” in Downbeat Magazine’s 2009, 2010, and 2011 Critics Polls. The Yoko Miwa Trio, making its Rockport debut, opens the program.
"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
Event Name: Grace Kelly Quintet
Review posted by: Lauren Levine from Boston,MA, USA, Aug 14, 2012
Saw Grace recently at Highland Jazz in Newton. Don't be misled by her youth. Musically, she is wise beyond her years. She composes much of her music. A fabulous evening of entertainment!!