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NEWS: RECORDING

Kristin Korb Christmas

Kristin Korb Christmas

Kristin Korb, That Time Of Year (Storyville) Winter holiday albums began showing up in the <Rifftides mailbox well before Thanksgiving. They’re still coming. It’s time to call some of them to your attention. From her assertive opening bass statement, Kristin Korb, her trio and an intriguing guest soloist set a high standard for 2018 holiday jazz. Their album ...

ARTICLE: BAILEY'S BUNDLES

The Nontraditional Holidays - 2018

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Robyn Spangler
Christmas is...
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ARTICLE: RADIO

November New Releases and Revisiting Alice in Wonderland

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Happy November! Time to bundle up, run a Marathon, vote and enjoy the last weeks of Fall. In this broadcast, there are birthday celebrations for Roger Kellaway, Clifford Brown and singer Ethel Waters, among others. Also exciting new releases from pianists Myra Melford, Larry McDonough and bassist Alexander Claffy.

Playlist Carol Robbins “The ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Monday Night Big Band with Kristin Korb at Malmo Live

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Monday Night Big Band Featuring Kristin Korb
Malmo Live
Malmo, Sweden
October 30, 2017

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra recently celebrated its fiftieth anniversary. While its longevity is impressive, so is the wide-ranging the influence of the organization, which was started by Thad Jones and Mel Lewis in the mid-sixties. In ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Kristin Korb: Beyond the Moon

Read "Beyond the Moon" reviewed by Tyran Grillo

Kristin Korb is a jewel of jewels. The bassist and vocalist commands both of her instruments with panache, engaging them simultaneously with an ease comparable to breathing. Although Beyond the Moon is her eighth disc, in some ways it feels like her first. Not because it lacks evolution, but because it leaps with such wide-eyed conviction. ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Kristin Korb: Beyond The Moon

Read "Beyond The Moon" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

While Johnny Mercer's place in history has been acknowledged time and again, album-length tributes to the legendary lyricist, songwriter, vocalist, and Capitol Records founder aren't as common as you might think. Yes, there are gems in that category (and/or compilations) from vocal icons like Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, and Rosemary Clooney; oddities that fit ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Kristin Korb: Finding Home

Read "Finding Home" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

A home isn't just a physical space and a place to hang your hat; a home is wherever an individual finds comfort, acceptance, and personal fulfillment. On Finding Home, bassist-vocalist Kristin Korb explores the journey and process that brought her to such a place in her life.

Korb, who grew up in Montana, ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With Kristin Korb

Read "Take Five With Kristin Korb" reviewed by Andrea DeLesDernier

Meet Kristin Korb: A singing double bassist with a deep sense of swing, Kristin Korb combines the instrumental influence of Ray Brown and Charles Mingus with the vocal styling of Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald to create a sound all herown. Exhilarating to watch live, she sings and plays the bass as effortlessly as she breathes.

NEWS: EVENT

Kristin Korb, International Jazz Bassist/vocalist, Returns To Southern California To Perform At Descanso Gardens On August 15th

Kristin Korb, International Jazz Bassist/vocalist, Returns To Southern California To Perform At Descanso Gardens On August 15th

Kristin Korb, International jazz bassist/vocalist, returns to Southern California to perform at Descanso Gardens on August 15th at 6:00pm. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see the Kristin Korb trio featuring Aaron Serfaty on drums and Otmaro Ruiz on piano. The Descanso Gardens summer Music on the Main series presents rare live music From some of the coolest jazz artists around. ...

NEWS: RECORDING

International Jazz Artist Kristin Korb Releases New Album "What's Your Story?"

International Jazz Artist Kristin Korb Releases New Album &quot;What's Your Story?&quot;

What's Your Story? the sixth album from internationally recognized jazz artist Kristin Korb answers that very question with 12 timeless tunes that celebrate her story as a jazz vocalist and bassist. What’s Your Story? will be released on Korb’s own label, Double K Music, in the U.S. and Europe on April 2, 2013. The album will be available on iTunes, Amazon, ...