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Kristin Korb

There are few bassists who can sing and there are even fewer who can do it well. Kristin Korb is one of those artists who make you forget that she is playing the bass when you hear her crystalline voice. Inspired by the days when music was romantic and made you want to dance, Kristin and her trio embody that spirit and carry their audiences along for the ride. Love eventually brought the American bassist and vocalist to Denmark in 2011. Korb earned her Music Education degree at Eastern Montana College and her masters in Classical Bass Performance the University of California, San Diego. It was while she was a student at UCSD that her professor, Bertram Turetzky inspired her to sing and play bass at the same time

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Hell's Bells - That Special Time of Year

Read "Hell's Bells - That Special Time of Year" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

Includes more holiday songs penned by women as the season is in full swing, with Christmas albums from B3 Kings, Martina DaSilva, Dan Chmielinski, Noel & Maria and new releases from Rez Abbasi and Isabelle Olivier, Carmen Souza, Iro Haarla, plus birthday shout outs to Cassandra Wilson (pictured), Sylvia Syms, Dave Brubeck, Cory Weeds, Kerry Marsh, ...

That Time of Year

Label: Storyville Records
Released: 2018
Track listing: 1. Christmas Will Really Be Christmas 2. I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm 3. That's What I Want for Christmas 4. Winter Wonderland 5. Up on the Housetop / Here Comes Santa Cl... 6. Santa Baby 7. Snowbound 8. Angels We Have Heard on High 9. Christmastime is Here 10. Christmas Is 11. Silent Night 12. We Three Kings 13. Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep

A Tribute to Art Blakey

Label: Gladsaxe Jazzklub
Released: 2018
Track listing: Bu's Delight; It's a Long Way Down; Children of the Night; One by One; Thermo; When Love is New; Backstage Sally; Calling Miss Khadija

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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. ...

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November New Releases and Revisiting Alice in Wonderland

Read "November New Releases and Revisiting Alice in Wonderland" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

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 ...

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The Nontraditional Holidays - 2018

Read "The Nontraditional Holidays - 2018" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Robyn Spangler Christmas is... O.P. REcords

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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 ...

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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. ...

Beyond the Moon

Label: DoubleK Music
Released: 2016
Track listing: Too Marvelous For Words; Baby Don’t You Quit Now; Something Tells Me; Midnight Sun; Jeepers Creepers; Twilight; I’m Old Fashioned; Beyond the Moon; Here You Are; Moon River; Right Under My Eyes.


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