Kurt Elling
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1967-11-02
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Kurt Elling

Kurt Elling Biography (Wikipedia)

Kurt Elling (born November 2, 1967) is an American jazz singer and songwriter.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Rockford, Elling became interested in music through his father, who was Kapellmeister at a Lutheran church. He sang in choirs and played musical instruments. He encountered jazz while a student at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota. After college, he enrolled in the University of Chicago Divinity School, but he left one credit short of a degree to pursue a career as a jazz vocalist.

Elling began to perform around Chicago, scat singing and improvising his lyrics. He recorded a demo in the early 1990s and was signed by Blue Note. He has been nominated for ten Grammy Awards, winning Best Vocal Jazz Album for Dedicated to You (2009). Elling often leads the Down Beat magazine Critics' Poll. He has collaborated often with pianist Laurence Hobgood, leading a quartet that tours throughout the world.

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Kurt Elling Performances & Interviews


Kurt Elling Tracks

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Lonely Town
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Lonely Town
Kurt Elling
Tight
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Tight
Kurt Elling
A Happy Thought - Live in Concert for Chicago Jazz Festival 2018
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A Happy Thought - Live in Concert for Chicago Jazz Festival 2018
Kurt Elling
A Secret In Three Views - Live in Concert for Chicago Jazz Festival 2018
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A Secret In Three Views - Live in Concert for Chicago Jazz Festival 2018
Kurt Elling
Did You Call Her Today? - Live in Concert for Chicago Jazz Festival 2018
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Did You Call Her Today? - Live in Concert for Chicago Jazz Festival 2018
Kurt Elling
My One and Only Love
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My One and Only Love
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An American Tune
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An American Tune
Kurt Elling
Some Children See Him
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Some Children See Him
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This Christmas
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This Christmas
Kurt Elling
Little Drummer Boy
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Little Drummer Boy
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After the Love Has Gone
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After the Love Has Gone
Kurt Ealing
American Tune
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American Tune

American Tune

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Steppin' Out
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Steppin' Out
George Gershwin
There's a boat dat's leavin' soon (Porgy and Bess)
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There's a boat dat's leavin' soon (Porgy and Bess)
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Skylark
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Skylark
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A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall (feat. Branford Marsalis & Jeffrey “Tain” Watts)
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A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall (feat. Branford Marsalis & Jeffrey “Tain” Watts)
Kurt Elling
I Have Dreamed
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I Have Dreamed
Kurt Elling
Three Views of a Secret
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Three Views of a Secret
Kurt Elling
A Happy Thought
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A Happy Thought
Kurt Elling
Lonely Town (Live In Session)
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Lonely Town (Live In Session)
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A Happy Thought
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A Happy Thought
Kurt Elling
I'm Satisfied
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I'm Satisfied
Scottish National Jazz Orchestra
Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love
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Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love
Kurt Elling
Los Angeles (The Dealer's Song) - Vocal Version Of Moose The Mooche
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Los Angeles (The Dealer's Song) - Vocal Version Of Moose The Mooche
Kurt Eling
We Three Kings
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We Three Kings

We Three Kings

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Cool Yule
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Cool Yule
Branford Marsalis
Practical Arrangement
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Practical Arrangement
Kurt Elling
Moonlight Serenade
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Moonlight Serenade
Kurt Elling
Norwegian Wood
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Norwegian Wood
Kurt Elling
We Three Kings
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We Three Kings
Kurt Elling
Christmas Children
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Christmas Children
Kurt Elling
Sing A Christmas Carol
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Sing A Christmas Carol
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Upcoming BBC Events

BBC Concert Orchestra 2019-20 Southbank Centre Season: The Big Blind
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Southbank Centre, London
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Past BBC Events

Friday Night is Music Night: Friday Night is Music Night: The Sinatra Legacy
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Cheltenham Jazz Festival Big Top
2015-05-01T00:54:32
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May
2015
Friday Night is Music Night: Friday Night is Music Night: The Sinatra Legacy

Friday Night is Music Night: Friday Night is Music Night: The Sinatra Legacy

20:00
Cheltenham Jazz Festival Big Top
Jazz Voice: Celebrating a Century of Song
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Barbican, London
2014-11-14T00:54:32
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Nov
2014
Jazz Voice: Celebrating a Century of Song

Jazz Voice: Celebrating a Century of Song

Barbican, London
Friday Night is Music Night: Hoods Horns and Hooch
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Jazz Festival Big Top, Cheltenham
2014-05-02T00:54:32
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May
2014
Friday Night is Music Night: Hoods Horns and Hooch

Friday Night is Music Night: Hoods Horns and Hooch

20:00
Jazz Festival Big Top, Cheltenham

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