“Boppish, snappy and conversational”
“Her scatting is as confident, nimble an energetic as Ella's and her phrasing is hip like Nancy Wilson’s”
GRETA MATASSA is one of the most talented singers working in jazz today.
Greta has been a mainstay on Seattle’s Jazz stages for many years and with her recent successful dates at New York’s Dizzy’s Club at Lincoln Center, tours of Russia, Singapore and Hawaii, Japan, New Orleans and LA, Greta’s sound is now reaching new audiences. Greta has released 10 CD’s on the respected jazz label Origin Records and a DVD live concert with guitarist Mimi Fox. Her latest CD, “I Wanna be Loved” (Resonance Records) was critically acclaimed.
Greta has appeared with many notable jazz musicians including: John Clayton, Jeff Hamilton, Houston Person, Russell Malone, Mike Stern, Tamir Hendelman,
Greta is also a respected and generous teacher. She has been on faculty at Jazz Camp West, Drayton Harbor Jazz Festival and The Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival. She has a thriving private teaching practice is a regular clinician at jazz festivals internationaly.