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Grace Kelly & Quintet-Feb. 8

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She's been named one of the "Top 10 College Women in 2011" by Glamour Magazine, voted "Best Jazz Act" in Boston four consecutive years in the FNX/Phoenix Best Music Poll, received the ASCAP Foundation's Young Jazz Composers Award in 2007, 2008, 2010, and 2011 and won ?Jazz Artist of the Year? at the Boston Music Awards in both 2008 and 2010. The Downbeat Critics Poll added to their list naming her one of the "Alto Saxophone Rising Stars", the youngest ever to be named so. Now just eighteen, Grace Kelly has performed over 500 concerts worldwide as the leader of her own quintet. She has already recorded and/or performed with a Who's Who list of notable musicians: Lee Konitz, Phil Woods, Dave Brubeck, Hank Jones, Wynton Marsalis, Boston Pops, Frank Morgan, Harry Connick, Jr., Rufus Reid, Matt Wilson, Ann Hampton Callaway, Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding, Dianne Reeves, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Geri Allen, Chris Potter, Adam Rogers, Christian Scott, Jamie Cullum, Huey Lewis and James Cotton, among others. Grace has appeared in many prestigious venues in the U.S., Europe and Asia such as Carnegie Hall, Newport Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival, Birdland, Dizzy?s Club Cocoa Cola, Kennedy Center, Detroit Jazz Festival, Blues Alley, Ronnie Scotts (London), Duc de Lombards (Paris), Boston Symphony Hall, the 50th Grammy Awards (After Party), and many more. Grace began attending Berklee College of Music on full scholarship, at age 16. She graduated in December 2011, at age 19. For more information on this amazing music prodigy visit: www.gracekellymusic.com or www.facebook.com/gracekellyjazz
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When?
Friday, February 8, 2013 7:30 PM CT
Where?
Dvorak Concert Hall
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Doudna Fine Arts Center Box Office at 217.581.3110, or email: doudnatix@eiu.edu
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This is a Doudna Fine Arts Center New and Emerging Artists Series program with additional support from the Consolidated Communications Artists Series.

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