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Gabrielle Goodman

Voice

Gabrielle Goodman is a professor of music at the Berklee College of Music in the Voice Department. Gabrielle is well-versed in jazz, R&B, classical, as well as gospel, Gabrielle Goodman has performed with Chaka Khan, Al Jarreau, Nancy Wilson, and Roberta Flack, who calls Goodman "one of the finest singers around today." Her 1993 JMT/Polygram debut release "Travelin' Light," featuring Kevin Eubanks on guitar, saxophonist Gary Thomas, and drummer Buddy Williams, brought Goodman international acclaim. She received standing ovations for her performances at the North Sea and Montreux jazz festivals. Her second release, "Until We Love," features bassist Christian McBride, pianist Mulgrew Miller, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, and saxophonist Gary Bartz. Goodman is also featured on recordings by Norman Connors and Lonnie Liston Smith.

Goodman won an ASCAP Songwriting Award for "You Can Make the Story Right," which she wrote with Chaka Khan, and she also penned jazz compositions for her two CDs. Goodman has performed in both classical and jazz idioms with the Syracuse Symphony, the Baltimore Symphony, the Baltimore Opera, and the National Symphony. Her theatrical appearances include Maya Angelou's gospel/opera "King," and the Canadian production of "Ain't Misbehavin'" costarring Dee Dee Bridgewater. Goodman's television appearances include the David Letterman show, Arsenio Hall, A&E Channel, the BBC, and the German TV show "Talk and Swing."

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