Grace and Julian
Grace and Julian
Their sophomore year, they performed at top Manhattan clubs and at colleges from Connecticut to Wisconsin. Grace and Julian recently recorded their second album in the fall of 2008, following a California and Midwest tour with their drummer, Adam Jackson, and bass player, Jayme Silverstein. In the past year and a half, Grace and Julian have played over 40 self-booked and self-promoted shows, released two full length original albums, and have created a buzz and a fan base in NYC and around the country. Grace Weber - Grace is an emerging singer/songwriter with a rich, soulful voice and an impressive list of accomplishments at the young age of 20. She has appeared on the TODAY SHOW, SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO, at the KENNEDY CENTER, and was invited to sing at the wedding of Mia Hamm and Nomar Garciaparra. She was also invited to sing at the 2006 ELLA AWARDS in Beverly Hills, CA, where she sang on the same stage as industry giants Dionne Warwick, Burt Bacharach, Patti Austin and others as they presented the prestigious Ella Award to the legendary Johnny Mathis.
She is a 2006 Presidential Scholar in the Arts and a 2006 NFAA winner in Popular Voice. “Grace has everything going for her, a fantastic feel for a song and the beauty with which she carries it off” -Ginny Mancini Julian Pollack - At the mere age of twenty, New York Pianist Julian Waterfall Pollack has the jazz community abuzz with his remarkably mature, technically ferocious, and dynamically original piano playing. A classically trained pianist, Pollack has unleashed into the world a singular blend of music that combines his love for today’s popular music styles and a respect for the classical tradition” with a forward-looking, innovative virtuosity well beyond his young years. Among his many accomplishments, Pollack has been featured on Marian McPartland’s renowned NPR show, Piano Jazz. He also has performed with the likes of Joshua Redman, Nicholas Payton, Miguel Zenon, Eric Harland, and Andre Hayward, and at prestigious venues such as Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, Yoshi’s, and international festivals including Montreux, Umbria, and Monterey. “...a wonderful new player on the jazz scene...watch out for this kid!” - Marian McPartland Read more on Last.fm.
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