Kurt Elling http://kplu.org en In the studio with Kurt Elling - The complete jazz singer http://kplu.org/post/studio-kurt-elling-complete-jazz-singer <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-964427.mp3</p><p>Some jazz singers excel at singing standards. Others excel at scat-singing or vocalese (writing lyrics for instrumental improvisations and singing them). However, Grammy award-winning vocalist Kurt Elling can do it all.</p><p>He easily proved it in front of a small studio audience of Leadership Circle members on April 15th with along with two long-time musical colleagues; pianist, Laurence Hobgood, and guitarist, John McLean.</p><p> Thu, 21 Apr 2011 17:20:09 +0000 Justin Steyer, Nick Francis & Nick Morrison 1247 at http://kplu.org In the studio with Kurt Elling - The complete jazz singer Kurt Elling to perform live tomorrow on KPLU http://kplu.org/post/kurt-elling-perform-live-tomorrow-kplu <div><p><em>The New York Times</em> heralds <strong>Kurt Elling</strong> as "the standout male vocalist of our time." We can't wait to heard Elling perform live at KPLU on<strong> </strong><strong>April 15, 12:15 p.m. </strong><a href="http://www.jazzalley.com/artist.asp?artistid=972">He'll is in town at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley</a> April 14-17 in support of his new album, <em>The Gate</em>.</p><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/02/20/133876814/kurt-elling-a-jazz-singer-stretches-his-songbook">Elling talked about his new album&nbsp;with Liane Hansen on NPR's <em>Weekend Sunday Edition</em>.</a></p><p> Thu, 14 Apr 2011 20:40:20 +0000 KPLU 877 at http://kplu.org Kurt Elling to perform live tomorrow on KPLU