October 6, 2013 7:40 AM

Gretchen Parlato’s eccentric grooves give way to a sweet lullaby

Singer Gretchen Parlato and her trio opened this season’s Folly Jazz Series on Saturday night. While Parlato primarily performed with her eyes closed, the group had an intense, communal listening energy, as though inventing vocabularies, resulting in a lush, expansive complexity.

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