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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: December 16, 1987    

Hailing from the small town of Bellingham, Washington, twenty one year old Courtney Fortune began cultivating her musical niche and crossover style at an early age while performing at venues in Seattle. As her music blossomed she found a loyal and enthusiastic following in Japan and the UK, playing sold-out shows in Tokyo, Kyoto, Kobe and an array of clubs across London. After moving to Los Angeles she started her collaboration with four-time Grammy nominated composer/arranger Chris Walden, chosen as the featured vocalist for The Chris Walden Big Band and lyricist for a number of pop, jazz, and folk projects...
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Awards

Awarded "Outstanding Musical Achievement" by The University of Southern California at the 2008 Dicken's Dinner celebrating the work of Brian Wilson
Winner of Seattle/Kobe Jazz Queen Contest 2006
Recognized by MTV and The John Lennon Foundation
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Featured recording “Speak Love”

Latest Release

Speak Love

Origin Records (2009)

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“She is a steady warm presence, and she handles adeptly the balance of grace and appeal to sensuousness that is an earmark of many jazz-vocal greats...” -Peter Monaghan, Earshot Jazz Magazine

“Always something beautiful...” - Nancy King

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