Born: May 18
Anna Elizabeth Kendrick is a modern day old-fashioned jazz songbird and composer. She revisits the spirit of the earlier decades of the last century in her song-writing and singing style, particularly embracing the 30's, 40's and 50's. Anna's debut album In Out of The Rain came out on April 9th of 2013. In Out of The Rain made it to the 1st round ballot for the 2014 Grammys.
Ms. Kendrick accompanies her own originals with lovable standards and lesser known standards that you will come to love in her live performances. Her arsenal of songs range from sophisticated to bluesy to cabaret-esque. Anna has a penchant for honest, clever lyrics and catchy, melodic music, whether it is her own writing or someone else's. She takes inspiration from the likes of Cole Porter, Peggy Lee, Marilyn Monroe, Harold Arlen, and Julie London, to name a few....