Roseanna Elizabeth Vitro is a jazz singer and teacher from Arkansas. In 2012 she received a Grammy nomination for Best Vocal Jazz Album for “The Music of Randy Newman.” Roseanna Vitro is the product of two distinct cultural strains: Her father, who ran the Flamingo nightclub, divided his music affinities between the pluck of Frank Sinatra and the homeland finery of Italian opera. Her mother sang country and gospel songs by way of the church. In recent years Vitro has distinguished herself as an educator, clinician and columnist. Her work with young singers has helped launch jazz’s next generation, while her writings and interviews in “Jazz Times” — bannered as “Voices In Jazz” — illuminate the magic (and hard work) behind the greatest vocalists of our times. Additionally, her website-blog JVoice reaches a global audience of vocalists and those who support the art of singing.