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Kurt Elling, Aretha Franklin tribute headline Reno Jazz Orchestra's concert season - Reno Gazette Journal
12 Feb 2019

Kurt Elling, Aretha Franklin tribute headline Reno Jazz Orchestra's concert season  Reno Gazette Journal

Of course, there is a lot more to come this year beyond Aretha and Kurt Elling.


Jazz Record of the Year 2018: The JJ Critics' Poll - Jazz Journal
19 Feb 2019

Jazz Record of the Year 2018: The JJ Critics' Poll  Jazz Journal

Editor's note: Jazz Journal critics were invited to allot 100 points to 10 choices from the albums reviewed in Jazz Journal in 2018, with a maximum of 20 points ...


GENERATIONS IN JAZZ 2019 - Triple M
21 Jan 2019

GENERATIONS IN JAZZ 2019  Triple M

Chicago's Grammy award-winning singer, Kurt Ellling, has been confirmed as one of the major acts at this year's Generations in Jazz (GIJ) festival being held in ...


Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling returns to Berkeley - Berkeleyside
14 Dec 2018

Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling returns to Berkeley  Berkeleyside

When the Grammy Award-winning vocalist performs Sunday night at Freight & Salvage, he arrives as a trailblazer rather than an anomaly.


Kurt Elling: The Questions review – sheer vocal beauty - The Guardian
08 Apr 2018

Kurt Elling: The Questions review – sheer vocal beauty  The Guardian

When it comes to expressiveness, technique and sheer beauty of voice, I can think of no male singer alive to equal Kurt Elling. As they used to say of Sinatra, ...


Vocal stalwart Kurt Elling, a Chicago music mainstay, talks politics and that Obama plant - Chicago Tribune
13 Dec 2018

Vocal stalwart Kurt Elling, a Chicago music mainstay, talks politics and that Obama plant  Chicago Tribune

The Chicago crooner nails another Grammy nomination. We talk to him about keeping it *fresh*.


En Vogue and Four-Time GRAMMY® Winners TLC to Headline the 2019 GRAMMY Celebration® - Associated Press
04 Feb 2019

En Vogue and Four-Time GRAMMY® Winners TLC to Headline the 2019 GRAMMY Celebration®  Associated Press

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 4, 2019--Past GRAMMY ® nominees En Vogue and four-time GRAMMY winners TLC are scheduled to perform ...


Celebrate Valentine's Day With Live Performances By Singers Lillias White, Kim Nalley, Dianne Reeves - Forbes
14 Feb 2019

Celebrate Valentine's Day With Live Performances By Singers Lillias White, Kim Nalley, Dianne Reeves  Forbes

Some of New York's most high-profile spots for music are celebrating Valentine's Day with special programming, some extending beyond today, some streamed ...


2019 Grammys: Breaking Down the Jazz Category Nominees - Billboard
31 Jan 2019

2019 Grammys: Breaking Down the Jazz Category Nominees  Billboard

Here's a quick rundown of the hottest prospects in each category.


Singer Kurt Elling has a few musical 'Questions' - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
04 Oct 2018

Singer Kurt Elling has a few musical 'Questions'  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The last time vocalist Kurt Elling saw Pittsburgh, he was performing as part of the Pittsburgh Jazz Celebration gala and concert.


Get into the Christmas spirit with Kurt Elling at Segerstrom - Los Angeles Times
06 Dec 2018

Get into the Christmas spirit with Kurt Elling at Segerstrom  Los Angeles Times

Kurt Elling's family used music as a vehicle to praise the divine. Elling even went to divinity school, but soon realized he could better acclaim the spiritual with his ...


Kurt Elling Summarizes the State of Jazz Singing on 'The Questions' - PopMatters
14 Jun 2018

Kurt Elling Summarizes the State of Jazz Singing on 'The Questions'  PopMatters

Kurt Elling summarizes the state of jazz singing almost every time he hits the recording studio, His latest, The Questions, is no exception. That doesn't mean that ...


Kurt Elling wows, then blows them away with special guest - The Sydney Morning Herald
30 May 2018

Kurt Elling wows, then blows them away with special guest  The Sydney Morning Herald

The audience at the singer's Melbourne show on Tuesday got what they came for, and then some.


Kurt Elling, Cadogan Hall, London — a superlative singer - Financial Times
09 Apr 2018

Kurt Elling, Cadogan Hall, London — a superlative singer  Financial Times

The first lines of Bob Dylan's “A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall” opened Kurt Elling's superlative concert; unaccompanied, they rekindled the focused fury of Bob ...


Kurt Elling review: Flights of fancy now adorned with ring of truth - The Sydney Morning Herald
10 Jun 2018

Kurt Elling review: Flights of fancy now adorned with ring of truth  The Sydney Morning Herald

In 1995 Kurt Elling exploded on to the international jazz scene – an instant star. He boasted constellations of vocal and improvisational devices, often cramming ...


Kurt Elling Sings Christmas at Segerstrom - VoiceofOC
27 Nov 2018

Kurt Elling Sings Christmas at Segerstrom  VoiceofOC

3 SharesShare2Tweet1EmailThe following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of ...


Kurt Elling: The Questions — ‘a supple jazz score’ - Financial Times
30 Mar 2018

Kurt Elling: The Questions — ‘a supple jazz score’  Financial Times

The vocalist juxtaposes protest songs with poetry and follows showtune classics with literate vocalese.


What Happens At The Grammys Afterparty? Here's What To Know About The Exclusive Event - Elite Daily
06 Feb 2019

What Happens At The Grammys Afterparty? Here's What To Know About The Exclusive Event  Elite Daily

We're slowly gearing up for the 61st Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, where anyone who's anyone in the music industry will be celebrating. Between the ...


Jazz: Rebirth of the cool - IQ Magazine
05 Feb 2019

Jazz: Rebirth of the cool  IQ Magazine

The growth of jazz festivals and events around the world has been increasing in the past few years. IQ meets the entrepreneurs leading the revival.


Jazz Birthdays, CTI & Best Of '18 Wrap - KMUW
28 Jan 2019

Jazz Birthdays, CTI & Best Of '18 Wrap  KMUW

Monday 1.28.19 Night Train marks birthdays of vibes player Bill Ware, drummer Bob Moses (with Pat Metheny and on the new career retrospective from Gary.


BTS to appear at the 2019 Grammys - Global News
05 Feb 2019

BTS to appear at the 2019 Grammys  Global News

BTS may be making an appearance, but these are the musical artists confirmed to perform.


Kurt Elling CD reviewed - Ottawa Citizen
29 Mar 2018

Kurt Elling CD reviewed  Ottawa Citizen

The Questions (Okeh Records / Sony Music Masterworks)Kurt EllingIf you've followed vocalist Kurt Elling over the arc of his 25-year career, you're no doubt ...


'A Note to Remember' gala set for Feb. 9 - DeKalb Daily Chronicle
30 Jan 2019

'A Note to Remember' gala set for Feb. 9  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

SYCAMORE – An evening of great music, Mardi Gras-themed culinary delights, a Hall of Fame induction ceremony, raffles and more is set for Feb. 9.


Grammy-winning jazz singer Kurt Elling set for one-off NZ show - Stuff.co.nz
24 Apr 2018

Grammy-winning jazz singer Kurt Elling set for one-off NZ show  Stuff.co.nz

Kurt Elling remembers the moment he had his "jazz epiphany". The Grammy Award-winning vocalist who is headed our way late next month as part of the New ...


American jazz supremo Kurt Elling has plenty of fire in the belly - Daily Telegraph
07 Jun 2018

American jazz supremo Kurt Elling has plenty of fire in the belly  Daily Telegraph

AMERICAN Kurt Elling, who shares a Sydney stage with fellow jazz vocalist Emma Pask tonight, insists hes not a protest singer. But he sure gets fired up about ...


Five fun Valentine's Day activities to do in Niagara Falls - Niagara News
13 Feb 2019

Five fun Valentine's Day activities to do in Niagara Falls  Niagara News

MADISON JUDSON Staff Writer. Greg Frewin Magic Show Love is a magical thing. Why not take your loved one to the Greg Frewin Theatre on Feb. 14 for a night ...


Grammys 2019: Full list of winners - 9Honey
11 Feb 2019

Grammys 2019: Full list of winners  9Honey

The full list of winners from the 2019 Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year and Record of the Year.


Giant Footsteps: Audacious Interpretations Spark the Jazz Canon - JAZZIZ Magazine
19 Dec 2018

Giant Footsteps: Audacious Interpretations Spark the Jazz Canon  JAZZIZ Magazine

The music of Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Miles Davis and the Count Basie Band has inspired generations of jazz artists. On four recent releases, their ...


Grammy Awards ceremony 2019: What time, what channel, who is nominated - Atlanta Journal Constitution
08 Dec 2018

Grammy Awards ceremony 2019: What time, what channel, who is nominated  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Kendrick Lamar and Drake head the list of Grammy Award nominees as the music industry gets ready to celebrate its own at the awards ceremony scheduled for ...


Farewell to Lupe De Leon, who made the music happen - San Francisco Chronicle
05 Feb 2019

Farewell to Lupe De Leon, who made the music happen  San Francisco Chronicle

Etta James, Cedar Walton, Stan Getz, Art Blakey, Blossom Dearie, Bobby Hutcherson, Mark Murphy, Buddy Guy. Those are some of the many artists Lupe De ...


Kurt Elling Takes a Compassionate Stand with His New Version of 'American Tune' - wbgo.org
12 Mar 2018

Kurt Elling Takes a Compassionate Stand with His New Version of 'American Tune'  wbgo.org

For as long as we've known Kurt Elling, he has been among our most inquisitive jazz vocalists.


The Grammys 2019: Full list of nominees - 10TV
08 Feb 2019

The Grammys 2019: Full list of nominees  10TV

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards are set to air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 10. You can watch the show starting at 8 p.m. on ...


Kurt Elling review – inclusiveness, curiosity and warmth - The Guardian
09 Nov 2016

Kurt Elling review – inclusiveness, curiosity and warmth  The Guardian

Kurt Elling, the great American jazz singer, was a divinity student with a church-musician father – experiences that fuelled in him a philosophical intelligence and ...


The Swingles @ LSO St Luke’s, London - musicOMH.com
28 Jan 2019

The Swingles @ LSO St Luke’s, London  musicOMH.com

The original Swingles group was formed in Paris in 1962; with a move to London in the early 70s and a few variations on their name (as well as a constantly ...


Grammy nominations: Full list of 2019 nominees - FanSided
04 Feb 2019

Grammy nominations: Full list of 2019 nominees  FanSided

Grammy nominations: Full list of 2019 Grammy nominees, including Drake, Cardi B and Shawn Mendes, plus how and where you can watch the awards ...


10 hot tickets: Why Don't We, "Dear Evan Hansen" and Kurt Elling on sale this weekend - Chicago Daily Herald
06 Sep 2018

10 hot tickets: Why Don't We, "Dear Evan Hansen" and Kurt Elling on sale this weekend  Chicago Daily Herald

Tickets on sale this weekend: Why Don't We at Rosemont Theatre, Broadway hit "Dear Evan Hansen" at Chicago's Oriental Theatre and more.


Jazz Police Twin Cities Live Jazz Calendar - Jazz Police
26 Jan 2019

Jazz Police Twin Cities Live Jazz Calendar  Jazz Police

February 15, No Room for Squares (Illicit Jazz Workshop) at Jazz Central . February 15, Jeremy Walker at Vieux Carre' (6:30 pm) . February 15-16, Henry ...


Jazz Vocalist Kurt Elling - WGN Radio
23 Aug 2017

Jazz Vocalist Kurt Elling  WGN Radio

In an intimate corner of Chicago's Third Coast Café, Grammy Award Winning Jazz Vocalist Kurt Elling shared his thoughts on jazz, spirituality, the creative work ...


Kurt Elling, Michele & Aria Hendricks, Kevin Fitzgerald Burke: Jazz Conversation/Portland Jazz Festival - Oregon Music News
16 Feb 2018

Kurt Elling, Michele & Aria Hendricks, Kevin Fitzgerald Burke: Jazz Conversation/Portland Jazz Festival  Oregon Music News

The four vocalists honor the great Jon Hendricks as the Festival gets underway.


Kurt Elling – Out of This World - Jazzwise magazine
07 Nov 2015

Kurt Elling – Out of This World  Jazzwise magazine

Kurt Elling's richly resonant, subtly virtuosic voice is one of the most recognisable and celebrated in jazz earning him a Grammy for his 2009 album Dedicated To ...


Kurt Elling Channels Divinity, Philosophy, and Poetry into Jazz - San Francisco Classical Voice
27 Nov 2017

Kurt Elling Channels Divinity, Philosophy, and Poetry into Jazz  San Francisco Classical Voice

The great jazz vocalist talks about his new holiday album and upcoming concert at the Herbst.


Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling coming to Grand Rapids - MLive.com
25 Feb 2018

Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling coming to Grand Rapids  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Grammy nominated jazz vocalist Kurt Elling is returning to St. Cecilia Music Center in downtown Grand Rapids for a March 22 concert.


Kurt Elling review – he reinvents songs with his staggering jazz chops - The Guardian
17 Nov 2015

Kurt Elling review – he reinvents songs with his staggering jazz chops  The Guardian

Kurt Elling's four-octave vocal range and easy-swinging style makes him a kind of Sinatra with superpowers, ably supported by the retooled Swingles.


Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling, Barbican, London — charisma and lyricism - Financial Times
17 Jul 2017

Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling, Barbican, London — charisma and lyricism  Financial Times

When Branford Marsalis invited Kurt Elling to record the album Upward Spiral with his long-running quartet, he gained a front-line partner as well as a ...


Where Nice Evenings Are Recalled by Kurt Elling - New York Times
27 Jun 2015

Where Nice Evenings Are Recalled by Kurt Elling  New York Times

When he's not on the road promoting his music, the baritone jazz singer lives with his family on the Upper West Side.


Kurt Elling: The Beautiful Day review – flawless alternative Christmas album - The Guardian
11 Dec 2016

Kurt Elling: The Beautiful Day review – flawless alternative Christmas album  The Guardian

his album's unlikely subtitle, Kurt Elling Sings Christmas, doesn't signify wall-to-wall jingle bells. Read the three pages of notes if you want to know exactly where ...


Best Bets this week: Chicago Jazz Festival and John Hiatt at Ravinia - Chicago Daily Herald
27 Aug 2018

Best Bets this week: Chicago Jazz Festival and John Hiatt at Ravinia  Chicago Daily Herald

Best bets during the week: Orbert Davis, Dianne Reeves, Kurt Elling and Ramsey Lewis headline the 40th annual Chicago Jazz Festival starting Wednesday.


The Jazz Singer Off Road: Kurt Elling - Huffington Post
30 Jun 2015

The Jazz Singer Off Road: Kurt Elling  Huffington Post

Jazz singers have always traveled. To make a living as a jazz singer has always meant hitting the road. Bessie Smith did it and literally died on the road after an ...


Jazz Vocal Star Kurt Elling Seeks the Universal on The Beautiful Day - Nashville Scene
22 Nov 2017

Jazz Vocal Star Kurt Elling Seeks the Universal on The Beautiful Day  Nashville Scene

Considering Elling's immense and subtle talents ahead of Monday's show at City Winery.


Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling in Troy - Times Union
25 Apr 2017

Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling in Troy  Times Union

Each year, there seems be a group in the world of music that creates a buzz of anticipation among fans. It could be the reuniting of a popular band. Sometimes ...


Review: Branford Marsalis re-energizes Kurt Elling at Orchestra Hall - Chicago Tribune
28 Jan 2017

Review: Branford Marsalis re-energizes Kurt Elling at Orchestra Hall  Chicago Tribune

Saxophonist Branford Marsalis forced singer Kurt Elling to up his game Friday night in Orchestra Hall as they performed music from their album "Upward Spiral."


Kurt Elling, Ronnie Scott’s, London — ‘Superb technique’ - Financial Times
08 Nov 2016

Kurt Elling, Ronnie Scott’s, London — ‘Superb technique’  Financial Times

Christmas came early to Ronnie Scott's this year. American singer Kurt Elling's latest release, The Beautiful Day, subtitled Sings Christmas, reimagines more ...


Jazz Singer Kurt Elling Shares What Makes a Good Song - Phoenix New Times
18 Feb 2016

Jazz Singer Kurt Elling Shares What Makes a Good Song  Phoenix New Times

Jazz singer Kurt Elling is an artist in constant forward motion. A master vocalist with virtuoso chops and a deep appreciation of the genre, his career began in the ...


Kurt Elling - WMKY
02 May 2017

Kurt Elling  WMKY

Sunday Night Jazz Showcase Program #164 (April 30 at 8:00 p.m.) An adept singer with a lithe, highly resonant baritone voice and four-octave range, Kurt.


B.C. Family Day 2019: 60 things to do over the long weekend - Vancouver Sun
18 Feb 2019

B.C. Family Day 2019: 60 things to do over the long weekend  Vancouver Sun

Family Day in B.C. is Feb. 18, which means a long weekend to have some kid-friendly fun. Here's our list of 60 events around Metro Vancouver.


Best Kept Secret: Hear the First Song From a New Album by the Branford Marsalis Quartet - wbgo.org
10 Jan 2019

Best Kept Secret: Hear the First Song From a New Album by the Branford Marsalis Quartet  wbgo.org

When we last heard from saxophonist Branford Marsalis, he was touring behind Upward Spiral , a 2016 collaboration with Kurt Elling. That album featured.


Branford Marsalis and Kurt Elling: Upward Spiral review – memorable meeting of saxist and singer - The Guardian
04 Aug 2016

Branford Marsalis and Kurt Elling: Upward Spiral review – memorable meeting of saxist and singer  The Guardian

Branford Marsalis has mastered most tricks of the sax-player's trade – traditional song-playing lyricism, an advanced post-Coltrane technique (lately coupled ...


Kurt Elling: Passion World review – plenty to smile about - The Guardian
11 Jun 2015

Kurt Elling: Passion World review – plenty to smile about  The Guardian

Designed to reflect Kurt Elling's multicultural life on the road, Passion World presents the jazz-vocals virtuoso at work in English, French, Portuguese and ...


Annual Rockport Music Jazz Festival announced summer lineup - Eagle-Tribune
29 Mar 2018

Annual Rockport Music Jazz Festival announced summer lineup  Eagle-Tribune

It's never too early to start thinking about summertime music. That's why the Rockport Jazz Festival has announced its lineup for the seventh annual event, which ...


Jazz Singer Kurt Elling Plays Not My Job - NPR
10 Feb 2012

Jazz Singer Kurt Elling Plays Not My Job  NPR

For many years, vocalist Kurt Elling was the Susan Lucci of jazz: Every year he would be nominated for a Grammy, and then every year he wouldn't win.


Kurt Elling, Branford Marsalis take jazz on ‘Upward Spiral’ - East Bay Times
02 Feb 2017

Kurt Elling, Branford Marsalis take jazz on ‘Upward Spiral’  East Bay Times

Singer Kurt Elling teams with the Branford Marsalis Quartet on the album "Upward Spiral" and a tour that comes to Santa Cruz and Oakland.


Kurt Elling On Piano Jazz - NPR
11 Jan 2013

Kurt Elling On Piano Jazz  NPR

Vocalist and poet Kurt Elling brings his rich baritone to Piano Jazz for a set of tunes and spoken improvisations with host Marian McPartland. As a child, Elling ...


Kurt Elling: Passion World review – a stirring travelogue in song - The Guardian
14 Jun 2015

Kurt Elling: Passion World review – a stirring travelogue in song  The Guardian

The ways in which passion is expressed in song vary from nation to nation, Kurt Elling maintains. Melody, language and style of expression are intimately ...


Tickets on sale Jan. 25: Flyover 2019 feat. Cardi B, Tori Kelly, The Avett Brothers, Santana - Kansas City Star
22 Jan 2019

Tickets on sale Jan. 25: Flyover 2019 feat. Cardi B, Tori Kelly, The Avett Brothers, Santana  Kansas City Star

John McEuen and the String Wizards, March 15, Folly. $25-$55. Tori Kelly, March 24, Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland. $27.50-$45. Flyover 2019 featuring ...


Singer Kurt Elling at a crossroads - Chicago Tribune
23 Dec 2013

Singer Kurt Elling at a crossroads  Chicago Tribune

When singer Kurt Elling returns to Chicago next week, he will be dealing with two profound changes in his art and life: Pianist Laurence Hobgood, who has been ...


Kurt Elling, Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, review - Telegraph.co.uk
16 Apr 2013

Kurt Elling, Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, review  Telegraph.co.uk

Jazz singer Kurt Elling's vocal dexterity was as impressive as his mental agility at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, says Ivan Hewett.


Kurt Elling: A Jazz Singer Stretches His Songbook - NPR
19 Feb 2011

Kurt Elling: A Jazz Singer Stretches His Songbook  NPR

A baritone with a four-octave range, Elling has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards. But for his new album, The Gate, he teams up with producer Don Was, ...


Five portraits of the 40th annual Chicago Jazz Festival - Chicago Reader
28 Aug 2018

Five portraits of the 40th annual Chicago Jazz Festival  Chicago Reader

For the 40th Chicago Jazz Festival, the theme seems to be "more." More days, more artists, and more interaction with the local jazz infrastructure. Several local ...


A year in jazz: From earthquakes to purring scat - The Sydney Morning Herald
24 Dec 2018

A year in jazz: From earthquakes to purring scat  The Sydney Morning Herald

Some concerts soothe, some shake you up, and then there are Peter Brotzmann's​ concerts. Here the issue is survival. His monstrous tenor saxophone sound ...


Chicago Jazz Festival Expands to Neighborhoods for 40th Anniversary - Chicago Tonight | WTTW
28 Aug 2018

Chicago Jazz Festival Expands to Neighborhoods for 40th Anniversary  Chicago Tonight | WTTW

The Chicago Jazz Fest is expanding its scope and reach. We discuss what's new – and what to expect this weekend – with Mark Kelly, commissioner of the ...


Top 20 Jazz Albums of 2018 - Jazzwise magazine
23 Nov 2018

Top 20 Jazz Albums of 2018  Jazzwise magazine

The democratisation of jazz and its presence in the mainstream has been the talking point of the year in music, with a new generation of musicians kicking out ...


Arianna Neikrug: Changes review – a hugely impressive debut - The Guardian
16 Sep 2018

Arianna Neikrug: Changes review – a hugely impressive debut  The Guardian

This is 25-year-old Arianna Neikrug's debut album, and a startling experience it can be, if you're unprepared for it. Instead of the customary glossy full orchestra ...


Stevie Wonder among many standout guests on Count Basie Orchestra offering - Toledo Blade
27 Sep 2018

Stevie Wonder among many standout guests on Count Basie Orchestra offering  Toledo Blade

ALL ABOUT THAT BASIE Count Basie Orchestra (Concord Jazz) Here's a cool, big band jazz project that spans the years. The Count Basie Orchestra, under ...


Carousel Stars Renée Fleming and Jessie Mueller Featured in August 10 PBS Concert, Chicago Voices - Playbill.com
10 Aug 2018

Carousel Stars Renée Fleming and Jessie Mueller Featured in August 10 PBS Concert, Chicago Voices  Playbill.com

Michelle Williams, Terrence Howard, and Kurt Elling will also be heard in the broadcast.


Cormac Kenevey: Turning Skies review – Ready to fulfil his promise - Irish Times
24 Oct 2018

Cormac Kenevey: Turning Skies review – Ready to fulfil his promise  Irish Times

It's over a decade since Cormac Kenevey released two fine albums on the hip Candid label, headlined two nights at Ronnie Scott's, featured in DownBeat's ...


Rapper Lupe Fiasco, Kurt Elling join 'Chicago Voices' - Chicago Tribune
01 Feb 2017

Rapper Lupe Fiasco, Kurt Elling join 'Chicago Voices'  Chicago Tribune

Rapper Lupe Fiasco and previously announced jazz singer Kurt Elling have been added to the cast of “Chicago Voices."


The Keys And Strings Hour (More Bill Evans) Plus New Music - St. Louis Public Radio
25 Mar 2018

The Keys And Strings Hour (More Bill Evans) Plus New Music  St. Louis Public Radio

Jazz Unlimited for March 25, 2018 will be “The Keys and Strings Hour Plus New Music.” Jazz Unlimited is still not finished with the music of Bill Evans, so.


Albums of the Year 2018: William Parker - Voices Fall From The Sky. New music review by Peter Quinn - The Arts Desk
26 Dec 2018

Albums of the Year 2018: William Parker - Voices Fall From The Sky. New music review by Peter Quinn  The Arts Desk

A 3CD set featuring 17 singers, 34 tracks and over three hours of uniquely rewarding music, my Album of the Year, Voices Fall From The Sky by the NYC-based ...


30 years later, piano whiz Laurence Hobgood returns to the Mill - Chicago Tribune
03 Dec 2018

30 years later, piano whiz Laurence Hobgood returns to the Mill  Chicago Tribune

Howard Reich speaks with pianist Laurence Hobgood about his profound relationship with the Green Mill Jazz Club, where he first performed 30 years ago.


Kurt Elling: The Gate, CD review - Telegraph.co.uk
11 Mar 2011

Kurt Elling: The Gate, CD review  Telegraph.co.uk

Kurt Elling's 'The Gate' is perfectly controlled and stylish. Rating: * * *


Kurt Elling, Ronnie Scott's - The Arts Desk
18 Apr 2013

Kurt Elling, Ronnie Scott's  The Arts Desk

A masterclass in jazz singing from the inimitable Elling. Jazz review by Peter Quinn.


Josh Groban, Cam, LIVE headline February lineup at Fallsview Casino - Niagara Frontier Publications
06 Nov 2018

Josh Groban, Cam, LIVE headline February lineup at Fallsview Casino  Niagara Frontier Publications

Celebrated for his enchanting vocals, Josh Groban will perform his billboard hits at Fallsview Casino Resort on Feb. 15-16, 2019.


Kurt Elling: What Makes a Jazz Singer - JazzTimes Magazine
21 Mar 2011

Kurt Elling: What Makes a Jazz Singer  JazzTimes Magazine

Kurt Elling probably wouldn't be the first to say it, but he's been on some fiendishly impressive sort of roll. “I can feel, especially in the past year and a half or so, ...


Kurt Elling: The Gate - PopMatters
13 Mar 2011

Kurt Elling: The Gate  PopMatters

The premiere male jazz vocalist, in his prime and handling both jazz and pop material with aplomb.


Chicago Architecture Center takes its place as ‘must-see’ cultural destination - Chicago Sun-Times
29 Aug 2018

Chicago Architecture Center takes its place as ‘must-see’ cultural destination  Chicago Sun-Times

Calling Chicago's rich history of architecture the “family jewels,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel cut the ribbon Wednesday on a Chicago Architecture Center that may ...


Scooby-dooby-doo: making sense of scat singing - The Conversation - UK
26 Oct 2018

Scooby-dooby-doo: making sense of scat singing  The Conversation - UK

If you go to hear a jazz singer at your local venue, you will most likely experience “scatting” or “scat”. Scat singing can be disconcerting because it involves the ...


New albums by R.chord Hsieh, Kurt Elling and more - The Straits Times
29 Jul 2015

New albums by R.chord Hsieh, Kurt Elling and more  The Straits Times

The Chinese title of the album is Don't Have To Pretend To Be Good and that is something that Taiwanese singer-songwriter R.chord Hsieh has never done.


13 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in NYC This Weekend - The New York Times
08 Mar 2018

13 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in NYC This Weekend  The New York Times

Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead.


Idaho State-Civic Symphony and acclaimed jazz artists the Kobie Watkins Grouptet to perform Feb. 8 - Idaho State University
10 Jan 2019

Idaho State-Civic Symphony and acclaimed jazz artists the Kobie Watkins Grouptet to perform Feb. 8  Idaho State University

Concert to feature original jazz pieces scored for full orchestra; public also invited to attend catered pre-concert dinner in Stephens Performing Arts Center ...


Concord Music - New Media Marketing Manager (US) - Music Business Worldwide
04 Jan 2019

Concord Music - New Media Marketing Manager (US)  Music Business Worldwide

With offices in Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, London, Berlin, and Cleveland, Concord Music has a diverse and vibrant roster of active recording artists, ...


Chicago Jazz Festival expands run, includes final Chicago gig by Ramsey Lewis - Chicago Sun-Times
18 Apr 2018

Chicago Jazz Festival expands run, includes final Chicago gig by Ramsey Lewis  Chicago Sun-Times

The 2018 Chicago Jazz Festival will feature an expanded run and the final live Chicago performance by jazz icon Ramsey Lewis before his retirement, it was ...


PDXJazz Festival - Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling at the Newmark Theater on 02/17/17 - photos - Oregon Music News
18 Feb 2017

PDXJazz Festival - Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling at the Newmark Theater on 02/17/17 - photos  Oregon Music News

Branford Marsalis / saxophone; Kurt Elling / vocals; Joey Calderazzo / piano; Eric Revis / bass; Justin Faulkner / drums. Post a comment: Your Name: Your Email ...


The complete schedule of the 2018 Chicago Jazz Festival - Chicago Reader
22 Aug 2018

The complete schedule of the 2018 Chicago Jazz Festival  Chicago Reader

Details on prefestival concerts around Chicago from Friday, August 24, till Wednesday, August 29, can be found at the DCASE website.


Kurt Elling: Man in the Air - JazzTimes Magazine
01 Dec 2009

Kurt Elling: Man in the Air  JazzTimes Magazine

Let's come right out and say it: Kurt Elling is the most influential jazz vocalist of our time. Mercurial but ever-lyrical, a serenader as well as a searcher, ...


From Henry Johnson to 'Tootie' Heath to Patricia Barber, a busy jazz week in Chicago - Chicago Tribune
05 Apr 2018

From Henry Johnson to 'Tootie' Heath to Patricia Barber, a busy jazz week in Chicago  Chicago Tribune

A busy week in Chicago jazz: Henry Johnson makes a save at the Jazz Showcase / Don't overlook Patricia Barber / Albert “Tootie” Heath visits Constellation.


Hot Tracks, Entertainment News & Top Stories - The Straits Times
11 Oct 2018

Hot Tracks, Entertainment News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

No, this album does not contain a cover of that Meghan Trainor song, so purists can just breathe a sigh of relief. About the most pop-friendly choices are Earth, ...


Grammy winner, jazz vocalist Kurt Elling keeps them guessing at Miller Auditorium - Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
12 Nov 2010

Grammy winner, jazz vocalist Kurt Elling keeps them guessing at Miller Auditorium  Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com

Summoning such great jazz spirits as Joe Williams, Frank Sinatra and John Coltrane, jazz vocalist Kurt Elling hit Miller Auditorium Thursday night like a fireball.


Kurt Elling Performs at 1200 Club Tonight - Broadway World
23 Apr 2015

Kurt Elling Performs at 1200 Club Tonight  Broadway World

Omaha Performing Arts presents Kurt Elling “Elling Swings Sinatra” in the Scott Recital Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center tonight, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. ...


Roy Hargrove, Vijay Iyer and Paolo Fresu fire up Umbria Jazz 2018 - Jazzwise magazine
24 Aug 2018

Roy Hargrove, Vijay Iyer and Paolo Fresu fire up Umbria Jazz 2018  Jazzwise magazine

This year was the 45th anniversary of Umbria Jazz and it proved to be one of its most successful with some 33,000 tickets sold to jazz fans who attended 250 ...


Laurence Hobgood review: On his own terms - The Age
29 Apr 2018

Laurence Hobgood review: On his own terms  The Age

Without a vocalist, the attributes that make Laurence Hobgood such a peerless accompanist are pulled into even sharper focus.


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