Content by tag "Kristina"

NEWS: INTERVIEW

Paois Records: The Little Label That Could

Paois Records: The Little Label That Could

What do a radio promoter in Livingston, Texas, an entertainment lawyer in Berkeley, California, a publicist in Lincoln, Massachusetts, a sales rep who is a grandfather, and an operations & marketing director balancing her laptop in one hand and young child in the other have in common? They are all on the team of San Francisco-based ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Kristina: Offshore Echoes

Read "Offshore Echoes" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Ha un nome da ragazza della porta accanto, Kristina. Sangue indiano, africano e tedesco, la sua voce è rotondeggiante e aggraziata. Non sarà Anita Baker, non sarà esuberante come Dee Dee Bridgewater, caratterizzante come Cassandra Wilson o abbraccerà le quattro ottave di Sarah Jane Morris, ma la nostra Katrina ha una voce limpida e cristallina come acqua che ...

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Kristina: Offshore Echoes

Read "Offshore Echoes" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Oakland singer-songwriter Kristina Smith--who prefers to go by her first name--makes a charming debut with the ambitious Offshore Echoes. Drawing on a multicultural background, she channels music from Afro-Cuban, Brazilian and world rhythms to American music for a varied and rich palette of styles. Kristina is part Angolan, German and Native American (Cherokee Indian), giving her ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Kristina Releases Eclectic Jazz Recording Offshore Echoes on Patios Records

Kristina Releases Eclectic Jazz Recording Offshore Echoes on Patios Records

Muliti cultural jazz vocalist Kristina will release Offshore Echoes on Patios Records October 15, 2009.

Kristina completes an astounding achievement with Offshore Echoes by offering jazz listeners her own eclectic interpretations of classic compositions. From Sting ("Tea in the Sahara") to Kenny Vance ("The Performer"), Kristina pulls out all the stops and delivers convincing ...