Gail Pettis

Crowd engaging jazz vocalist
Sunday, November 22nd , 4pm
@ Silo's, Napa

Larry Dunlap Trio

Larry Dunlap,  piano
John Wiitali,  bass
Bob Blankenship,  drums

Producer:  Dr. Bill Manahan

 

Artist website:
gailpettis.com

by dickdanne on June 14, 2015

A winner of Earshot Golden Ear Awards’
“Northwest Vocalist of the Year,”  Gail Pettis boasts rich, warm vocals and understated phrasing that have inspired comparisons to Nancy Wilson, Sarah Vaughn and Carmen McRae.  Gail inherited a passion for jazz from her family while growing up in Gary, Indiana.

Now residing in Seattle, she continues to draw inspiration from these diverse influences and enjoys sharing her unique talent with listeners at home and abroad. Most recently, she was artist-in-residence at the Amersfoort Jazz Festival in the Netherlands.  Closer to home, Gail’s smooth, engaging style garners consistent praise from enthusiastic audiences in the region’s finest jazz establishments.  Come revel in the sounds!