Wednesday January 25th, 2012, 7:30 p.m. - Fresno City College Theater

$22 general / $18 JazzFresno members/seniors / $15 students w/ID

Gretchen Parlato“transfixing” - New York Times

“the most original jazz singer in a generation” - Boston Globe

Jazz vocalist Gretchen Parlato will perform at the Fresno City College Theatre on Wednesday, January 25 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, priced at $22, $18, and $15 are available at the FCC Box Office (559) 442-8221 or online. Proceeds benefit FCC jazz performance and scholarship funds.

Ms. Parlato (par-LAH-to) is a rising star in the jazz world. She is a 2011 Grammy nominee, and her current release, “The Lost and Found,” tops many jazz charts. Her eclectic and intensely personal style infuses her performances, which include jazz, Brazilian, and pop (Bjork, Stevie Wonder) material.

Ms. Parlato will also offer a jazz vocal workshop Tuesday January 24 @ 4:00 pm in the FCC Recital Hall (MS 132.) The workshop is free. (Campus parking is enforced.)

The concert is presented by the FCC Music Department, JazzFresno, and the State Center Community College Foundation.
The FCC Theatre is located on the campus of Fresno City College, 1101 E. University Avenue, Fresno, CA.

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