Grace Kelly is a genre-bending artist. Aged 7, the dynamic saxophonist, singer, songwriter, and composer wrote her first song. At 12, she recorded her first CD and at 14 she orchestrated and performed an original composition with the Boston Pops Orchestra. As a bandleader Grace has per-formed over 700 concerts in over 30 countries in notable venues as the Hollywood Bowl, Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Symphony Hall and festivals such as Montreal, Newport, and Montreux. And to name just a few, she has performed and/or recorded with world famous artists like Lee Konitz, Phil Woods, Ron Carter, David Sanborn, Marcus Miller, Dave Brubeck, Huey Lewis, Esperanza Spalding and Gerald Albright. Kelly has also been a regular in “The Late Show” with Stephen Colbert’s band “Stay Human”. She won the 64th Annual 2016 Downbeat Magazine Critics Poll as “Rising Star Alto Saxophone”, and her 10th CD “Trying To Figure It Out” was voted #2 Jazz Album of The Year in 2016 Downbeat Magazine Readers Poll. And talking about “awards”: Grace has also won multiple ASCAP Composer Awards, Boston Music Awards, and International Songwriting Awards.
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