Become a member and get exclusive access to articles, live sessions and more!
Start Your Free Trial

Gabrielle Stravelli

Ravi Coltrane

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI began singing as a soloist with orchestras at age 15 and has since performed on stages from Amsterdam to New York including Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night’s Swing, Birdland Jazz Club, 92Y’s Lyrics and Lyricists, Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall at Kaufman Center, the Hammerstein Ballroom, Iridium Jazz Club, BB King Blues Club, Somethin’ Jazz, Cornelia Street Cafe, 55 Bar, Bar Next Door, Fulton Theatre, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) where she opened for Esperanza Spalding and Cassandra Wilson.

Gabrielle has toured the states with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performing Marsalis’s Abyssinian: A Gospel Celebration. She has appeared as a soloist with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra and the Cincinnati Pops, was a finalist for the international 2011 Shure-Montreux Jazz Festival Vocal Competition and was the 1st runner-up at the 2009 Jazzmobile Vocal Competition in Harlem. In 2015, she was given the Backstage Bistro Award for “Jazz Vocalist” and the MAC Award for “Best Female Vocalist.”

Start Your Free Trial to Continue Reading

Become a JazzTimes member to explore our complete archive of interviews, profiles, columns, and reviews written by music's best journalists and critics.