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Elling, Kurt

Overview
Works: 270 works in 639 publications in 6 languages and 6,408 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Songs  Live sound recordings  Christmas music  Popular music  Cover versions  Memorial music  Jazz vocals  Nonfiction films  Christmas films 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Arranger, Vocalist, Composer, Instrumentalist, v=v, Lyricist, Musician, Signer, Other, htt, Producer, Creator
Classifications: M1366.E548, 782.42165
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kurt Elling
Secrets are the best stories by Kurt Elling( )

9 editions published in 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Along with his own compelling narratives, Elling adapts the works of contemporary poets Franz Wright and Robert Bly, the Nineteenth century abolitionist poet Frances E.W. Harper and Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison
Upward spiral by Branford Marsalis Quartet( Recording )

18 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saxophonist Branford Marsalis and leading jazz vocalist Kurt Elling collaborate on a full album for the first time. Included are songs made famous by a broad range of artists including Nat King Cole, Abbey Lincoln, Sting, and more
Christmas In New York by Renée Fleming( Recording )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a busy 2014, which included a performance of the national anthem at the Super Bowl, acclaimed soprano Renee Fleming releases her first ever holiday album. Included are appearances from Paul Simon, Alison Krauss, and more
Dedicated to you : Kurt Elling sings the music of Coltrane and Hartman : in concert from Lincoln Center's American songbook series by Kurt Elling( Recording )

19 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Elling is a master of vocal gymnastics."--BBC Music
Flirting with twilight by Kurt Elling( Recording )

21 editions published in 2001 in 4 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nightmoves by Kurt Elling( Recording )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"****1/2 out of five ... one of the few post-Baby Boom hardcore jazz artists who can live up to the term original."--Downbeat
Live in Chicago by Kurt Elling( Recording )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gate by Kurt Elling( Recording )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired interpretations of songs by the Beatles, Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder, Joe Jackson, King Crimson, and more. Bob Mintzer of the Yellowjackets, John Patitucci, and Lenny Castro guest
The messenger by Kurt Elling( Recording )

21 editions published in 1997 in 5 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This time it's love by Kurt Elling( Recording )

18 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Time It's Love features love songs by the great jazz vocalist Kurt Elling. The most notable song on this album is the extremely passionate love tune Freddie's Yen For Jen
Man in the air by Kurt Elling( Recording )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elling's vocals are brilliant on this 12-track 2003 recording that's sure to keep his devoted fans happy with both his sound and direction. Beautiful tunes like Resolution and A Secret I are more than enough to keep your ears perked for a long listen
Close your eyes by Kurt Elling( Recording )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1619 Broadway : the Brill Building project by Kurt Elling( Recording )

16 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With 1619 Broadway The Brill Building Project, Kurt Elling honors the legendary location that the London Telegraph called 'the most important generator of popular songs in the Western world.' The 11-track collection features renditions of classic songs that came out of the Brill Building
All about that Basie by Count Basie( Recording )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra celebrates their 80th anniversary as the premiere big band in jazz with a collection of classic material and a twist on a few modern hits
The questions by Kurt Elling( Recording )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful life by Jimmy Greene( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inspired by his daughter Ana, who passed away in 2012 at Sandy Hook, Jimmy Greene creates a collection of songs that focus on the beauty of everyday life. Included are collaborations with Pat Metheny, Javier Colon, and Kenny Barron."
Passion world by Kurt Elling( Recording )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kurt Elling's most worldly album to date, as he casts his net far and wide, from Brazil to Ireland, Germany to Spain, Scotland to Cuba to Iceland. And it is indeed all about passions, the forces that shake our souls. The result is an album vibrant with diversity and variety, and at the same time a single-minded celebration of what makes us all human. In terms of its conceptual scope and its breadth of influences, this is the most ambitious project yet from the preeminent jazz male vocalist
Thirsty ghost by Sara Gazarek( Recording )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rockin' in rhythm : a tribute to Duke Ellington by John Pizzarelli( Recording )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... A showcase work ... highly enjoyable ..."--Jazz Review
The passion of Charlie Parker by Charlie Parker( Recording )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Parker's music is uniquely reimagined by living legends of the modern jazz scene, including Ben Monder, Madeleine Peyroux, Melody Gardot, and Gregory Porter
 
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Alternative Names
Elling, Kurt August 1967-

Kurt Elling

Kurt Elling American jazz singer and songwriter

Kurt Elling Amerikaans zanger

Kurt Elling amerikansk sångare och musiker

Kurt Elling amerikansk sanger og musiker

Kurt Elling amerikansk songar og musikar

Kurt Elling cantante statunitense

Kurt Elling chanteur de jazz

Kurt Elling kantante merikano

Kurt Elling US-amerikanischer Jazzsänger

Эллинг, Курт

קורט אלינג

קורט אלינג זמר אמריקאי

كورت الينج

كورت إلينغ

کورت الینق

کورت الینگ موسیقی‌دان و خواننده آمریکایی

エリング, カート

カート・エリング

庫特·艾靈

Languages
English (179)

German (15)

French (2)

Chinese (1)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)