Award-winning vocalist and songwriter Gabrielle Stravelli has garnered critical acclaim and a loyal following through her rich sound, original compositions and her unique take on material from the Great American Songbook as well as by contemporary artists as varied as Willie Nelson, Joni Mitchell, Stevie Wonder and John Fogerty. A trained actor, Gabrielle has a soulful sensitivity for the story in the lyric and was called “a powerhouse of individual expression” by David Finkle of The Village Voice.
Most recently, Gabrielle toured Southeast Asia as a United States Department of State “Jazz Ambassador”, headlined the 2018 WBGO Jazz on the Mountain Festival and released her third album, "Dream Ago" comprised primarily of original material co-written with bassist Pat O'Leary and lyricist Jason Robinson. The album received a five-star review from DownBeat Magazine and garnered raves from the Huffington Post, Scott Yanow of LA Jazz Scene and Tony Frankel of LA's Stage and Cinema among others. Gabrielle and her trio toured the album in major venues in New Jersey, Lancaster, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Detroit, Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Three Oaks, MI, Akron, Austin, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, and the greater Washington DC-area in addition to touring in Italy and Norway.
Gabrielle holds a BFA from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and has studied with acclaimed jazz vocalists Nancy Marano and Marion Cowings and pianist David Berkman.