Kristin Korb
DK Allerød – Jazz / Singer/Songwriter / Mainstream / Vocal Jazz / Brazilian Jazz
Kristin Korb


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Double K Music
267d9dfb27f2c98a7e400e48a1ee6bf15a83f735 In The Meantime Album 2009
2bf64ebcc2e26bf267076bde87b3f8b0a090e4ff Why Can't You Behave Album 2006
D768dc1af6822e09e630a7be64c3a3eca9800f55 Where You'll Find Me Album 2001
Kristin Korb
1ad2f7715ebb001c02131230ef1e1db33c1a388d Beyond the Moon Album 2016
32434929241f8c2573da805e0f37ece72abfe5a3 Finding Home Album 2014
Storyville Records
E1aaa36261beccaa3bf5fe5691e6924a9164a91c That Time of Year Album 2018
Doublek Music
B0bb1ca0bda074835d06e18a1f9ca272280548fd What's Your Story Album 2013
Gladsaxe JazzKlub
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder A Tribute to Art Blakey Album 2018
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Introducing Kristin Korb with the Ray Brown Trio Album 1996
Grace Bass
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Get Happy Album 2004
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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. Influenced by the days when music was romantic and made you want to dance, Kristin and her trio embody that spirit and bring their audiences along for the ride. Love eventually brought the American bassist and vocalist to Denmark in 2011.

In November 2016, Korb releases her eighth CD, Beyond the Moon. Inspired by the storytelling of one of America’s greatest lyricists, Johnny Mercer, Kristin includes several of his biggest hits and then takes a voyage of discovery into unpublished texts that Mercer never made into songs.

Kristin’s performances of all eleven songs thrive on elements that she and Mercer have in common; reverence for melody; phrasing and inflection influenced by the blues; understanding of the relationship of harmonies to tunes and words. In making songs of orphan texts from the Mercer archive, Kristin and Magnus Hjorth, the pianist in her trio, evoke Mercer’s powers of rhythm and rhyme. They and drummer Snorre Kirk comprise a working group in high demand in Europe, where they live, and in their US tours.