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Linda Kosut

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Backstage Magazine’s Bistro/BMI award winner, Linda Kosut, with an easy listening voice that’s been dubbed a “warm dark sound”, and a “throaty alto”, swings jazz, pop and folk, and easily sings a repertoire from the standard to the obscure with fresh interpretations. Linda has performed across the country from San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York and Seattle. Kosut grew up in the Bronx (NY), and as she tells it, had a lifelong dream of singing and performing - yet she did not make that into reality until “later in life.” But, since making that shift in her life, and “putting one foot in front of the other, I have created opportunities and achieved a success with my music that I did not think was possible.” Her first two CDs received national acclaim

Album

Easy Come, Easy Go

Label: LML Music
Released: 2014

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News: Performance / Tour

Bistro-Award Winner the Linda Kosut band at Don't Tell Mama (NYC) on September 26th

Bistro-Award Winner the Linda Kosut band at Don't Tell Mama (NYC) on September 26th

“amazing Bay Area canary brings her skills as an actress to her insightful interpretations of songs underscored with a fusion of jazz, pop and folk." Don Heckman, International Review of Music ..." a new female jazz singer who commands one's attention ... a vocal performance which deserves mention Scott Yanow, LA Jazz Scene August 24, 2010, ...

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Linda Kosut with Max Perkoff Jazz Band at Angelicas Bistro

Linda Kosut with Max Perkoff Jazz Band at Angelicas Bistro

Bistro Award Winning vocalist Linda Kosut, headlining with the Max Perkoff Band, will explore the standards ones that are and ones that should be included are songs by Hoagy Carmichael, Irving Berlin, even Bob Dylan, as well as never before heard tunes by current composers. Linda is a vocalist with strong acting chops who effortlessly weaves ...

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Linda Kosut, Award-Winning San Francisco Vocalist with Quartet at Jazz at Pearl's, June 22

Linda Kosut, Award-Winning San Francisco Vocalist with Quartet at Jazz at Pearl's, June 22

MULTI-AWARD WINNING SAN FRANCISCO VOCALIST LINDA KOSUT with QUARTET at JAZZ AT PEARL'S, JUNE 22, 2008 San Francisco vocalist LINDA KOSUT will be performing songs from her highly acclaimed CD and tribute show to jazz legend Oscar Brown Jr. on Sunday, June 22, 2008 at the world renowned Jazz at Pearl's in San Francisco. ...

Album

Long As You're Living

Label: Jizel Music
Released: 2007
Track listing: A Tree and Me; Mr. Kicks; Hazel

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Article: Album Review

Linda Kosut: Long As You're Living

Read "Long As You're Living" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza


Singer Linda Kosut has admired the music of Oscar Brown Jr. from the time she first heard it in the 60s. In 2006, she turned his songs into a tribute on stage. Long As You're Living - The Songs & Poetry of Oscar Brown Jr. has been performed in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles and ...

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Take Five With Linda Kosut

Read "Take Five With Linda Kosut" reviewed by Linda Kosut


Meet Linda Kosut: Linda is a moving and entertaining performer best known for her passionate and interpretive skill with lyrics and the “story song. She is evocative and compelling with her unique stylings of jazz standards and pop tunes. Her voice recalls “a smoky plaintiveness similar to Sarah Vaughn, but with an edge worthy of Janis ...


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