“AN OLD SOUL” Sultry, Savvy Soul Straight Out of Yale
Not every neo jazz artist can pull off yet another remix of the
American songbook. But Kat Webb doesn’t miss a beat with
“An Old Soul”, her solo debut album that spins sultry soul
through beloved standards that include "Fever", "Blackbird"
and "I Heard it Through the Grapevine".
Like so many American vocalists, Webb, 26, gave her first
solo performance in a Baptist church ��" in her hometown of
“Back then, I didn't even know I wanted to be a singer. I just
knew I loved singing along to Brandy in my bedroom and
listening to Aretha Franklin's greatest hits on long road trips,”
When her vocal talent became clear Webb’s parents, both
successful attorneys, provided her with private voice lessons.
She also studied classically at McCallum Fine Arts Academy
in Austin before entering Yale University, where she studied at
Yale School of Music.
While at Yale, Webb directed and performed internationally
with its premier a cappella choir, Shades (yale.edu/shades).
She also was a featured performer with the Yale Jazz