. GRETCHEN KLEMPA .
Gretchen Klempa is a vocalist based in Los Angeles and Boston. Klempa's vocals, often described as effortless and commanding, dominate her new solo debut project. Klempa's brand of laid-back and nostalgic indie soul draws inspiration from both the golden age of jazz standards and rock and roll. Gretchen formed the band Gretchen and the Pickpockets in 2012 and began gigging throughout New England. In 2018, the band went on to garner numerous awards, including Jazz Artist of the Year in both the Boston Music Awards as well as the New England Music Awards. Her solo project gives listeners a glimpse of her own music influences and personality.