While Grace Kelly’s discography reflects a dedication and enthusiasm for Jazz, Bebop, and contemporary music, her contributions to music are impressive. They include solo performances with The Boston Pops, National Philharmonic of Russia, Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, and others.
Grace can provide charts of arrangements of her compositions (both instrumental and vocal songs) for a big band or symphony orchestra.
Grace is also available as a clinician to teach a masterclass at your school’s jazz band or music program.
Grace is a nationally-recognized expert at teaching improvisation to students. She brings vast knowledge from her history of working with many Jazz Masters such as Phil Woods, Lee Konitz, Wynton Marsalis, Dave Brubeck, and many others. Utilizing dozens of techniques and strategies, she will enlighten and inspire your students to present themselves confidently. She is a positive and motivating festival adjudicator and all-purpose jazz ensemble clinician who can help your bands take giant steps toward the next playing level.
Please refer to the Education page.
Grace specializes in high-energy music for festivals, corporate events, and private functions–at a sensible price. She brings energy and fun to audiences, whether in intimate settings or large events. Her typical live music configurations range from Duet ( sax/vocal and keyboard/guitar/vocal) to a five-piece ( sax/vocal, piano, guitar/vocal, bass, drum) depending on the size of an event and budget. Please inquire if you want to create an even more custom musical experience. We’d be happy to work with you!
Musician, Singer, Entertainer, and Songwriter Grace Kelly is a truly unique, dynamic, genre-bending international artist in Jazz/Blues/Rock. She is an inspiration for many young people, especially young girls and women.
Grace has been featured, as herself, on Amazon’s Emmy nominated series “Bosch,” CNN.com (Making of a Prodigy), Glamour Magazine’s Top Ten College Women 2011, and multiple appearances on NPR. Grace has also won many awards, including numerous ASCAP Composer Awards, Downbeat Magazine Awards, Boston Music Awards, Downbeat 64th Annual Critics poll (for “Rising Alto Saxophone,” and in 2016 was voted Alto Saxophonist of the Year by the NYC Jazz Fans.
TEDx Talk Improvise your way through life: Grace Kelly at TEDxBeaconStreet