Roseanna Vitro

Singer Roseanna Vitro has toured the world as a performer, clinician, recording artist, vocal instructor and official Jazz Ambassador, sponsored in 2009 by Jazz at Lincoln Center and the U.S. State Department, and in 2004 by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the U.S. State Department. 

In 2011, Vitro earned a Vocal Jazz Grammy Nomination for The Music of Randy Newman on Motéma Music, featuring pianist Mark Soskin, violinist Sara Caswell, bassist Dean Johnson, and drummer Tim Horner. 

Vitro’s signature style can be heard on numerous other recordings, including Passion Dance on Telarc, with Elvin Jones, Christian McBride and longtime musical partner, Kenny Werner; and The Delirium Blues Project: Serve or Suffer on Half Note Records, with Kenny Werner, James Carter, Randy Brecker, Ray Anderson, Adam Rogers, John Patitucci, Rocky Bryant, and Geoff Countryman.

In addition to the above, Vitro has performed with such notable musicians as Fred Hersch, George Coleman, ‘Fathead Newman,’ Eddie Gomez, Arnett Cobb, Kenny Barron, Joe Lovano, Eddie Daniels, Joey Baron, Al Foster, Rufus Reid, Buster Williams, Ben Riley, and Allen Farnham.

Her performance in the Jazzaar 2010 in Aarau, Switzerland aired on the Swiss PBS Concert Series in 2011.  Her studies of Indian vocal technique are documented in “From Bebop To Bombay,” in the International Association For Jazz Education magazine

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