Tillery in Jazz Times

"Tillery" is Gretchen Parlato, Rebecca Martin and Becca Stevens.

TILLERY:  A Vocal Dream Team – Rebecca Martin, Gretchen Parlato and Becca Stevens bring diverse influences to this uniquely simpatico supergoup.  (by Andrew Gilbert for Jazz Times)

“What’s in a name? For the vocal supergroup launched at Manhattan’s Cornelia Street Café last January by Rebecca Martin, Gretchen Parlato and Becca Stevens, absolutely everything. While the triumvirate debuted under the gently self-mocking moniker Girls Gone Mild, the seed for a new name, Tillery, had already been planted. The project is still very much in a formative stage, with new original songs and arrangements being integrated into the act at just about every performance. No piece better embodies the trio’s spirit of love, respect and creative ambition than the song that gave the group its new identity…..” Read more by clicking this LINK

Tillery Contributes to ‘My Life is Bold’ an Arts For Life Project

Tillery along with Becca Stevens, Gretchen Parlato, Rebecca Martin, Aaron Parks, Kate McGarry, Taylor Eigsti, Harish Raghavan, Larry Grenadier and others contributed to the newly released album “My Life is Bold” an Arts for Life Project.

A release date will be scheduled soon, and all proceeds from the CD will be donated to ‘Arts for Life’.

“Music is an integral part of the vital support services the Arts for Life team offers to young patients and families. Arts for Life Music Fellow Colin Allured describes his job as “growing happy cell” where cancer cells used to be. In 2009, Becca Stevens sang at an AFL fundraiser and she and her father, William Stevens, had the idea to set some of the children’s poetry to music for the event. The response to those two songs was so strong that discussions of a CD began, including Becca’s brother Bill who is a composer and recording studio engineer. Continue reading

Tillery Hosts Songwriting Workshop in New York City

Gretchen Parlato, Rebecca Martin and Becca Stevens of TILLERY at the Stanford Jazz Workshop

The Tillery gals are creating a creative and inspiring songwriting workshop that will span two days in New York City on Saturday, May 26th and Sunday, May 27th 2012.

Hosted by the Jazz Gallery, the official sign-up will begin in February, 2012 – but if you’re interested now and would like to learn more on the preliminary details, please contact Rebecca at tillerymusic1@gmail.com.  Space will be limited!

Watch and Listen: “Tillery” Performs on Joshua Jackson’s “The Checkout Live” on WBGO and NPR

Curated by Jackson in conjunction with 92YTribeca, The Checkout Live convenes some of the most exciting and innovative players on the NYC scene for monthly concerts that are recorded for future broadcast and podcast.  WATCH and LISTEN  to Tillery’s recent performance  at the 92YTribeca Mainstage located at 200 Hudson Street in New York City.

Stanford Jazz Workshop July and August 2011

The Stanford Jazz Workshop’s “Songwriter Program” returns in 2011.

The Stanford Jazz Workshop presents a special songwriters program charged to inspire, instruct, facilitate and empower songwriters and musicians alike to craft meaningful songs through self exploration, collaborations and band performances led by critically acclaimed musician and songwriter Rebecca Martin.

This year, Rebecca will be joined by her special guests, acclaimed singers and songwriters Gretchen Parlato and Becca Stevens. Continue reading