Roberta Gambarini


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Barely 2 weeks after setting foot on American soil for the 1st time, Roberta surprised the Jazz world by finishing 3rd in the 1998 Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition. With this recognition as a springboard, and the assistance of some of the Greatest musicians of the world, who immediately appreciated her talent, and invited her to perform with them, she quickly became a fixture on the International Jazz circuit, appearing in Major Concert Halls, Festivals, & Clubs around the globe.( Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Hollywood Bowl etc.) As a result Roberta has had the good fortune to appear in concert & record with such Giants as Dave Brubeck, James Moody, Hank Jones, Clark Terry, Herbie Hancock and many more!

"Gambarini is a true successor to Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan and Carmen McRae." (Boston Globe)

"...blessed with superb musicality and an intuitive grasp of jazz vocalelements..." (Los Angeles Times)

“She is a vocal virtuoso, and nearly everything about her singing is perfect - her intonation, her ear for harmony, her vocal tone, her time. So too is her taste.” (The New York Sun)

“... a singer whom musicians have long known as one of the greats...breathtaking.” (Michael Brecker)

“ The Best singer to emerge in the last 60 years” ( Hank Jones)

“Roberta is one of the greatest singers of all time!” (Paquito D'Rivera)

 


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