With six critically acclaimed CDs and two Grammy nominations, Kate McGarry has become recognized as a jazz artist who brings authenticity and vitality to every song regardless of genre. She’s performed, recorded or toured with such jazz luminaries as Hank Jones, Clark Terry, Archie Shepp, Fred Hersch, Kurt Elling, Maria Schneider, John Hollenbeck and Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown. In this episode, Kate shares about what she’s learned from studying the Somatic Voicework™ The LoVetri Method for over 17 years. We chat about pandemic challenges, her first jazz influences, and the differences between performing live versus in the studio. Kate divulges some of her unique practice techniques, such as singing through a straw in water. She shares about her vocal cord healing journey, including what she’s learned about overcoming failure and self-care. Lastly, we chat about Kate’s song writing process, future albums and from where she draws inspiration.