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Gretchen Richie: Bio

Gretchen Richie has had a versatile singing career, performing rock ‘n’ roll in her teen years, original folk-inspired compositions in coffee houses, and musical theatre, before finally settling into jazz and the popular song. In 1987, she formed her Jazz Cabaret group with her husband and pianist Randy Richie.

Gretchen has performed locally at numerous DC-area venues, including Blues Alley in Georgetown. She’s also performed nationally and internationally, including Boca Raton, FL, Palm Springs, CA as well as in France. Since 2000, Gretchen has been the featured entertainer at the Café des Artistes in her hometown of Leonardtown, MD. She’s recorded two CDs: ‘Close Your Eyes’, and ‘It Could Happen To You’.