Sun Apr 23
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20007
"R-O-B-E-R-T-A G-A-M-B-A-R-I-N-I …..remember this name. She'll be the best singer around for quite a while." (James Moody)
"Gambarini is a true successor to Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan and Carmen McRae." (Boston Globe)
"The Best Singer to emerge in the last 60 years". (Hank Jones)
Barely 2 weeks after setting foot on American soil for the 1st time, Roberta surprised the Jazz world by finishing 3rd in the 1998 Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition. With this recognition as a springboard, and the assistance of some of the Greatest musicians of the world, who immediately appreciated her talent, and invited her to perform with them, she quickly became a fixture on the International Jazz circuit, appearing in Major Concert Halls, Festivals, & Clubs around the globe.( Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Hollywood Bowl etc.) As a result Roberta has had the good fortune to appear in concert & record with such Giants as Dave Brubeck, James Moody, Hank Jones, Clark Terry, Herbie Hancock and many more!