December 28, 1951 |
Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.
Rebecca Parris (born December 28, 1951 in Newton, Massachusetts) is an American jazz singer. She has appeared with Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Wynton Marsalis, Gary Burton, and Dizzy Gillespie, performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Oslo Jazz Festival, and the International Floating Jazz Festival.
Commonly referred to as the First Lady of Boston Jazz, she has won the Boston Music Awards nine times.
"Sarah Vaughan and Carmen McRae were my friends while they were alive, and it was a huge blessing to know them," said Parris. "And being accepted as one of them was huge".
|1985||Live at Chan's [Live]||Jazz||Shira|
|1990||Love Comes and Goes||Jazz||Ent. Exclusives|
|1994||A Beautiful Friendship||Jazz||Altenburgh Jazz|
|1994||It's Another Day (with Gary Burton)||Jazz||GRP|
|1997||Double Rainbow [Live]||Jazz||Shira|
|2001||My Foolish Heart||Jazz||Koch|
|2002||The Secret of Christmas||Jazz||Shira|
|2007||You Don't Know Me||Jazz||Saying It With Jazz|