Grace Kelly is an American saxophonist, singer, and composer known for her dynamic and innovative playing style. Born on May 15, 1992, in Wellesley, Massachusetts, Kelly began playing the saxophone at a young age and quickly developed a reputation as a prodigious talent.
In the early 2000s, Kelly gained national attention for her skills as a performer and composer. She performed at the White House as a guest of President Barack Obama and released several critically acclaimed albums, including “Mood Changes” (2008) and “Trying to Figure It Out” (2016).
Kelly’s playing style is characterized by its fluidity and versatility. She is equally comfortable playing in a variety of genres, including jazz, rock, and pop, and her skill as a performer and composer has made her a highly respected collaborator and bandleader.
In addition to her work as a performer, Kelly is also an advocate for music education. She has worked with a number of organizations to promote music education and has served on the board of trustees at Berklee College of Music.
Kelly’s contributions to music have been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including a 2016 ASCAP Foundation Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award. She continues to perform and record, and her dedication to her craft and her ongoing contributions to the music community make her a true icon of the saxophone and a beloved figure in the jazz community.
Last updated 3/26/2023.