Grace Kelly may not be a real life princess, but she is certainly jazz royalty. Wynton Marsalis was so impressed with Kelly’s three-night stand as guest of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra that he invited her to join the ensemble at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater in Washington, D.C. for Barack Obama’s Inauguration Celebration. American Idol judge Harry Connick, Jr. heard Kelly in a master class and brought her on stage to sit in with his band that night. Her work was featured on CNN, in Glamour Magazine, in the Hollywood Reporter and so much more.
At the age of 14, Grace orchestrated one of her original compositions and performed it with the Boston Pops Orchestra conducted by Keith Lockhart. Since then, the 22-year old Korean-American prodigy has been voted “Best Jazz Act” in Boston four consecutive years in the FNX/Phoenix Best Music Poll, and then voted Best National Jazz Act in 2012. Grace's list of honors keeps growing.....
July 30 Wequassett Inn Chatham, MA
July 31 Shalin Liu Perf Ctr Rockport, MA
August 23 Spaghettini Seal Beach, CA
September 18 Indy Jazz Fest Indianapolis, IN
September 19 Detroit Institute of Arts Detroit, MI
September 26 Tuckerman Hall Worcester, MA
September 28 Tupelo Music Hall Londonderry, NH
October 17 Grand Annex San Pedro, CA