Rockport Jazz Festival - OPENING NIGHT Roberta Gambarini
Under the tutelage of the legendary James Moody, vocal virtuoso Roberta Gambarini’s career has flourished. Her warm timbre and impeccable timing has caught the ear of jazz greats and has led to performances with such celebrated artists as Dave Brubeck, Herbie Hancock, and Christian McBride.
She is a two-time Grammy Award® nominee for Best Jazz Vocal Album and earned awards like DownBeat Magazine’s 2009 Rising Star Female Vocalist of the Year and the 2010 Jazz Journalists Associations’ Female Jazz Singer of the Year. Learn More Videos
“Gambarini is a true successor to Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, and Carmen McRae.” - The Boston Globe
“Roberta Gambornini is my musical soulmate.” – James Moody
“…formidable talent.”- DownBeat Magazine
“Amazing stuff…all of it.”- Los Angeles Times
NEW! Join us for JazzChats, an informal gathering for jazz lovers, before the concert to learn more about jazz, its history, and its future. Opening Night hosted by WGBH jazz host Eric Jackson.
Tickets: : $52, $41, $31