Kristin has been singing and performing since she was 8 years old. She began studying jazz and piano in 2009 and performs at festivals and venues such as the Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival, SOUTH, Montpelier Arts Center, Wine in the Woods, Woodmere Art Museum, Rockwood Music Hall, Twins Jazz, and Rams Head On Stage with the Chuck Redd Quintet. In 2015, Kristin recorded “Poor Butterfly” with bassist, Blake Meister for the Maryland Public Television show, “Artworks.” In November 2017, she sang for the NBC Executive’s Event with guitarist, Rich Barry and pianist, Pascal Le Boeuf and a month later was featured in the Melting Pot Big Band at the Havre De Grace Opera House.
In 2018, Kristin created and performed two different tribute shows, one for Peggy Lee and one for Julie London. The programs take listeners on a musical journey through time while they learn interesting facts and stories about the artist. Both tribute programs have been a success and loved by audiences. Performing throughout the East Coast, Kristin has performed and recorded with several remarkable musicians such as Lee Pearson, Warren Wolf, Mike Pope, Allyn Johnson, Ameen Saleem, and many more. Callahan has released two albums, A New Love
and One Magic Day
. She is now preparing to release her third album, Lost in a Dream
, available on all platforms on July 16, 2021.
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Album - Lost in a Dream - Release Date: July 16, 2021
"Lost in a Dream is a stunningly beautiful, moving, and satisfying album. Kristin Callahan is an extraordinary
interpreter and performer of these exquisite pieces of music. The arrangements are wonderful, the musicians are
precise and poetic, but Kristin herself is the reason we came."
-Travis Rogers Jr, The Jazz Owl
"She is riveting as she gets fragile around the tapped percussive strings on “Once I Loved”. As flexible and strong as
Cirque du Soleil."
-George W. Harris, Jazz Weekly
"Make no mistake about this: she’s a thrush of the first order. She’s no stranger to lighting an intimate fire and
letting it simmer."
-Chris Spector, Midwest Record