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Discography.
The Gate
Concord Records
2011
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The New York Times is one of numerous publications to declare that Kurt Elling is the "standout male vocalist of our time," and The Gate, Elling's follow-up to his Grammy-winning Dedicated to You, is among his strongest albums – and perhaps the finest of his career…...
Dedicated To You
Concord Records
2009
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Kurt Elling has never hesitated to take on a musical challenge. He has, in fact, reveled in the opportunity to hone his skills while exploring new creative territories…...
Nightmoves
Concord Records
2007
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It is ultimately this transition – from eros to agape, from a possessive desire to a less calculating and more self-giving kind of love – that forms the essence of Nightmoves. It is a personal story of healing…...
Man In The Air
Blue Note Records
2003
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We really tried to plant a flag with this record. We started with a few compositions (the aforementioned "Minuano", "Resolution" and "A Secret I") and a sonic idea – our trio and Stefon Harris…...
Flirting With Twilight
Blue Note Records
2001
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The prize for ingenuity on FLIRTING really belongs to Laurence. The side is defined by the arrangements he created — a sound he invented (or at least reinvented)…...
Live in Chicago
Blue Note Records
2000
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I remember all of us being very excited about making a live recording for Blue Note at The Green Mill. And when I say "all of us", I mean the band, Jennifer, our Wednesday night regulars…...
Live In Chicago - Out Takes
Blue Note Records
2000
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My good friend Gary Henschke at Blue Note Australia wanted to release a second recording of some of the songs that didn't make it on Live In Chicago. He was very excited about what we'd done…...
This Time It's Love
Blue Note Records
1998
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The opportunity to record "This Time It's Love" came at a good time for me, emotionally. Jennifer and I were in an especially fresh moment of our groove together. Naturally, that led me to write…...
The Messenger
Blue Note Records
1997
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I really thought we'd open The Messenger with "The Messenger". We had an intense take of the piece, which Ed Petersen had written some time before and to which I had attached…...
Close Your Eyes
Blue Note Records
1995
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The sessions for "Close Your Eyes" were my first as a professional musician. A few years earlier I had quit the University of Chicago's Divinity School one credit shy of my master's degree…...
Recorded Collaborations.
Over the years Kurt has worked and performed with many musicians, and is proud to have been involved with so many outstanding people, making the world a groovier place through their spirit and their music.
Beautiful Life
Jimmy Greene
Beautiful Life
Mack Avenue Records, 2014
Voice
Christmas in New York
Renée Fleming
Christmas in New York
Universal Music Classics, 2014
Voice
American Adventure
Scottish National Jazz Orchestra
American Adventure
Spartacus Records, 2014
Voice
Christmas
Laurence Hobgood
Christmas
Circumstantial Productions, 2013
Voice
Earthwards
Yuto Kanazawa
Earthwards
Interrobang Records, 2013
Voice
Rhythm Sessions
Lee Ritenour
Rhythm Sessions
Concord Records, 2012
Voice
Girl Talk
Kate McGarry
Girl Talk
Palmetto, 2012
Voice
What is the Beautiful?
The Claudia Quintet +1
What is the Beautiful?
Cuneiform Records, 2011
Voice
A Celebration Of Woody Guthrie
Note Of Hope
A Celebration Of Woody Guthrie
SLG, 2011
Voice
The Official Bootleg Series Vol. 1
Metro
The Official Bootleg Series Vol. 1
MetroChicago, 2010
Voice
Rockin' in Rhythm
John Pizzarelli
Rockin' in Rhythm
Telarc, 2010
Voice
When the Heart Dances
Laurence Hobgood
When the Heart Dances
The Naim Label, 2009
Voice
Rio
Till Brönner
Rio
Universal Japan, 2008
Voice
Old School, New Lessons
Bob Mintzer Big Band
Old School, New Lessons
MCG Jazz, 2006
Voice, Lyrics
Keeping My Composure
Charley Harrison
Keeping My Composure
C3 Records, 2006
Voice
Jazz String Quintet
Jim Gailloreto's
Jazz String Quintet
The Naim Label, 2006
Voice
Leaves Of Grass
Fred Hersch Ensemble
Leaves Of Grass
Palmetto Records, 2005
Voice
Live At MCG
Bob Mintzer Big Band
Live At MCG
MCG Jazz, 2004
Voice
Simple Complex
Jon Weber
Simple Complex
2ndCenturyJazz Records, 2004
Voice
Crazy World
Laurence Hobgood Trio
Crazy World
The Naim Label, 2004
Voice
The Men In My Life
Jackie Allen
The Men In My Life
A440 Records, 2003
Voice
Songs From The Analog Playground
Charlie Hunter
Songs From The Analog Playground
Blue Note Records, 2001
Voice, Lyrics
Priority
Orbert Davis
Priority
3Sixteen Records, 2001
Voice
At Long Last George
George Freeman
At Long Last George
Savant, 2001
Voice
Left To My Own Devices
Laurence Hobgood
Left To My Own Devices
The Naim Label, 2000
Voice
Pink Elephant Magic
Joanne Brackeen
Pink Elephant Magic
Arkadia Jazz, 1999
Voice
Club Nocturne
Yellowjackets
Club Nocturne
Warner Brothers/Wea, 1998
Voice
More Money Jungle ... Ellington Explorations
Rhythm & Brass
More Money Jungle ... Ellington Explorations
d'Note Records, 1998
Voice
Make Some Noise
Liquid Soul
Make Some Noise
Ark 21, 1998
Voice
A Chicago Jazz Tour
A Chicago Jazz Tour
Big Chicago Records, 1997
Voice, Producer
Pandora's Pocket
Rex Richardson
Pandora's Pocket
Igmod Records, 1997
Voice
Yule Be Boppin'
Yule Be Boppin'
Blue Note Records, 1997
Arranger, Voice, Producer
Swing
Manhattan Transfer
Swing
Atlantic/Wea, 1997
Lyrics, Vocal Arrangements
Crossover Stars / Crosstown Traffic
Esquire Jazz Collection:
Crossover Stars / Crosstown Traffic
Blue Note Records, 1995
Voice
Shades of Blue
Bob Belden
Shades of Blue
Blue Note Records , 1994
Arranger, Voice, Producer