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Courtney Fortune

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Hailing from the small town of Bellingham, Washington, twenty one year old Courtney Fortune began cultivating her musical niche and crossover style at an early age while performing at venues in Seattle. As her music blossomed she found a loyal and enthusiastic following in Japan and the UK, playing sold-out shows in Tokyo, Kyoto, Kobe and an array of clubs across London. After moving to Los Angeles she started her collaboration with four-time Grammy nominated composer/arranger Chris Walden, chosen as the featured vocalist for The Chris Walden Big Band and lyricist for a number of pop, jazz, and folk projects. Together they began work on her debut album, “Speak Love”

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Article: Album Review

Chris Walden Big Band: Full-On!

Read "Full-On!" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


It's been a while since the jazz world has seen a release from this group. The first three albums credited to the Chris Walden Big Band--the Grammy-nominated Home Of My Heart (Origin Records, 2005), No Bounds (Origin Records, 2006), and Kurt Marti Suite (Origin Records, 2007)--came in quick succession. And then there was silence from Walden. ...

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Speak Love

Label: Origin Records
Released: 2009

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Speak Love

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Label: Origin Records
Released: 2009
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News: Recording

Critically Acclaimed Songstress Courtney Fortune Releases "Speak Love"

Critically Acclaimed Songstress Courtney Fortune Releases "Speak Love"

Young chanteuse has a textured, sultry, arrestingly mature torchsinger's delivery. Earshot Jazz Magazine Critically-acclaimed singer/songwriter, Courtney Fortune releases her debut CD Speak Love on Aug. 18, 2009, through Origin Records. The album, produced by Grammy-nominated artist Chris Walden, features the rich tones of Fortune’s voice and several songs written by the singer. The tracks ...

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News: Book / Magazine

Courtney Fortune in the October Issue of Glamour Magazine

Courtney Fortune in the October Issue of Glamour Magazine


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