Sharon Clark & Chris Grasso Trio (USA)
Chris Grasso serves as Music Director for D.C.'s most in-demand jazz singer, the incomparable Sharon Clark. They have appeared together on many stages, from the National Mall to the Kennedy Center, and have received rave reviews from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and JazzTimes. Prior to pursuing a career in jazz, Chris studied classical piano and now he specializes in working with vocalists. He is considered as the scene’s best vocal accompanist. Chris Grasso Trio improvises in strong melodic streams. The Washington Post hails Sharon Clark as ‘the finest jazz singer in Washington’, with a sound evoking Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald. The powerful vocalist has brought festival and concert audiences to their feet across the U.S. and Europe.