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LYNNE ARRIALE and GRACE KELLy, Featuring Guest vocalist, carla cook.
Celebrating great women in music: You know how i feel, nina simone, abbey lincoln and joni mitchell

At first glance, You Know How I Feel brings together a set of jazz artists, pianist Lynne Arriale, saxophonist-singer Grace Kelly and singer Carla Cook to pay tribute to some of their influences.  But in picking artists and repertoire, Arriale says there was a common thread to the set list, between Abbey Lincoln, Joni Mitchell and Nina Simone (tunes by Ernestine Anderson, Aretha Franklin and originals fill out the show). “I just wanted to honour these amazing songwriters and performers,” the pianist says. “They wrote and performed in a way that really touched our hearts, to make really timeless music. The subtitle You Know How I Feel is from Nina Simone’s Feelin’ Good. It reflects how the universality of these songs speak to all of us. How did they know to say it exactly the way I’m feeling?” Roger Levesque, Edmonton Journal, continue reading

 

LYNNE ARRIALE AND GRACE KELLY, FEATURING GUEST VOCALIST, Claire Martin
CELEBRATING GREAT WOMEN IN MUSIC: YOU KNOW HOW I FEEL, NINA SIMONE, ABBEY LINCOLN AND JONI MITCHELL

Unique interpretations of popular classics they present with passion, soul and musical emotion in a magical evening that proves that a lot of jazz formation, can be much more than the mere sum of its "parts". A unique opportunity to three very special musicians to experience together on stage.  B-Jazz Burghausencontinue reading

Making music with heart and soul, music that communicates with the listener, is a top priority for these three musicians. It interprets the well-known classics from their sources of inspiration: Nina Simone, Joni Mitchell and Abbey Lincoln. Together they create musical magic for everyone, whether the audience is hardcore jazz lovers or are new to the genre. Kultur i Vast, continue reading

 

LYNNE ARRIALE AND GRACE KELLY, FEATURING GUEST VOCALIST, Rene marie
CELEBRATING GREAT WOMEN IN MUSIC: YOU KNOW HOW I FEEL, NINA SIMONE, ABBEY LINCOLN AND JONI MITCHELL

Women are gaining ground in jazz. Today, there are numerous vocalists gender, musicians and arrangers who have made a plot on land, like many others, has been and is dominated by men. It is not, by any means, an ode to feminism. But a recognition of the silent work, but surely, women have been doing for decades in the music itself and difficult that they may also have concessions in a somewhat free. The trio staged the first concert of this third day of the XVI Festival of San Javier showed by far, why women have reached these levels. Three authentic ladies -each one in their products- music. The saxophonist, composer, arranger and US director of Korean origin, Grace Kelly; pianist Lynne Arriale; and vocalist René Marie. They offered a concert of great musical height in which there was complicity, dialogue and, above all, quality and proximity to an audience that as one would expect in San Javier, was twinned with them.  Andrew Garrido, Opinar, continue reading

 

Lynne Arriale at the Dakota

Whether speaking with voice or keyboard, on stage or in the classroom, Lynne Arriale delivers her message with gentle assertion, with powerful gentility, with fierce and elegant conviction.  Andrea Canter, All About Jazz, continue reading

 

Lynne arriale Trio with Benny Golson

With Benny Golson and Lynne Arriale the stories were not just told, but also played: a treat to hear one of the founders of modern jazz with one of its new narrators.  Alison Bentley, London Jazz News, continue reading