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Sunday, June 21, 2015

Emerging jazz artist, GRACIE TERZIAN - hits Billboard and the NYC music scene with new EP



Jazz-Pop vocalist, Gracie Terzian, is happy to announce the release of her debut EP, Saints and Poets, (released May 5, 2015). Terry Teachout, author of Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong and Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington, also praises the artist saying that she is a "deep-dyed romantic who tells her tales of modern love with quiet delicacy and an inborn musicality that's impossible to overlook."

Saints and Poets features 6 originals written and performed by the artist. The EP debuted at #23 on Billboard's Jazz Album chart and at #3 on the iTunes Jazz Album chart just one week after it's release!

Take a listen to Terzian’s title track, "Saints and Poets", here!

Originally from Northern Virginia, Gracie Terzian has been writing music and performing professionally as an actor since the age of twelve. While attending the University of Virginia, Terzian began co-writing with her piano teacher, Wells Hanley (David Liebman, Chris Potter, Wynton Marsalis). Now based in NYC, Terzian continues to write and perform regularly, while also building a strong YouTube presence that has garnered close to 100K views. Her unique instrument, the harp ukulele, sets her apart.




Real Music Icons states that, “[Terzian’s] voice has so much character. If I close my eyes, I feel like I’m back in the old days.” Terzian has also gained the attention of jazz critic and author of History of Jazz, Ted Gioia, who raves that, "Gracie Terzian is a genuine talent. I especially admire her knack in shaping the lyrics."  Wall Street Journal Theatre Critic, Terry Teachout, says, "[She has] an inborn musicality. Of such debuts are great careers made." Be sure to check out Gracie Terzian’s debut EP, Saints and Poets, out now on iTunes! 

                                               



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"Gracie Terzian is a genuine talent. I especially admire her knack in shaping the lyrics." -Ted Gioia, Jazz critic and author of History of Jazz


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