Kurt's Recent Press
Kurt Elling has repeatedly proved his mettle as a vocalist, accumulating so many Downbeat awards and Grammy nominations that it seems superfluous to once again critique any of his performances. One can only say, "Ditto, he's done it again." But, because he keeps developing his scope, it's always  ...read more…
[Our resident music reviewer Donald sacrificed a night with his favorite TV show to see jazz vocalist Kurt Elling, and found it well worth the trade. —the artblog editors] Typically, Sunday nights for me are known exclusively as The Good Wife night. No ifs, ands, or buts about it.  ...read more…
Kurt Elling, the bold, Grammy-winning singer/songwriter who explores infinite variations on musical themes, presents his hip, edgy expressiveness as he performs at 8 pm on October 1 at Infinity Music Hall and Bistro at 32 Front Street. Not only is Elling a master of scat and vocalese, a perennial winner of the  ...read more…
Grammy Award winning jazz musician Kurt Elling will perform at Hartford's Infinity Music Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 1. The 46-year-old vocalist is a Chicago, Ill., native and is now living in New York with his family. To date, Elling has released 10 albums under two different record labels: Blue Note and  ...read more…
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  ...read more…
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  ...read more…
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  ...read more…