May 29th, 2014
When Kurt was in Sofia, Bulgaria to perform with the Bulgarian National Radio Big Band on May 28th, he also sat down with Jazz FM's afternoon host, Tanya Ivanova, for a short interview. "I do feel like I'm trying at least to help the jazz history move into...
May 10th, 2014
To cap off a stellar jazz season celebrating the 90th birthdays of Sarah Vaughan and Dinah Washington, the organizers at Koerner Hall managed to bring together two top male vocalists who excel at the top of their game. The vocalists are fellow Canadian superstar Denzal Sinclaire and beloved American superstar...
May 7th, 2014
Grammy-winning Chicago-born singer, Kurt Elling, is regarded by many critics as the finest male jazz vocalist working today and on the evidence of what can only be described as a captivating performance at Cheltenham's Town Hall venue it's not difficult to understand why. As a musician, Elling's...
July 11th, 2014
At the start of this year's North Sea Jazz Festival, the Edison Foundation announced that Kurt Elling is the 2014 winner of the prestigious Edison Jazz Oeuvreprijs, the Edison's Lifetime Achievement Award for Jazz! The Edison is the Dutch equivalent of the Grammy, the German ECHO, and the UK...
February 1st, 2014
2014 begins in bold style for The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra (SNJO) with yet another adventurous collaboration – this time with the world's foremost jazz vocalist, Kurt Elling. Together they present Syntopicon, a concert exploring life's philosophies through music. Kurt Elling is an international star, whose rich baritone voice...