Primary Instrument: Vocalist
Katie Bull is a jazz vocalist and multi-media writer/performer living in New York City since birth. Her premiere CD Conversations with the Jokers (with Michael Jefry Stevens, Lou Grassi, Joe Fonda) was released in March 2003 and received excellent critical notices. Conversations was on 12 Top Ten CMJ Radio charts culminating in an invitation to sing at Jazzweek’s kick-off to the Rochester International Jazz Festival, at the Montage. In 2005 she released LOVE SPOOK (with Michael Jefry Stevens, Joe Fonda, & Frank Kimbrough, Martin Wind - two trios with Matt Wilson as the drummer for both; and THE BULL FONDA DUO: CUP OF JOE, NO BULL, with Joe Fonda, bass. In 2009 She released THE STORY, SO FAR with Michael Jefry Stevens, Frank Kimbrough, Joe Fonda, Harvey Sorgen, Matt Wilson, and Jeff Lederer. All these albums were on Corn Hill Indie, Katie's indie label. In June 2011 the Innova Label released Katie's album FREAK MIRACLE with Frank Kimbrough, Landon Knoblock, Joe Fonda, Harvey Sorgen, Jeff Lederer, and Ayelete Rose Gottlieb (guest vocals). ....
Awards:2009 The Story, So Far (Album) Honorable Mention, All About Jazz - NY
~ Matt Wilson
go to www.katiebull.com for press quotes on all albums
Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.
vocal production for the speaking and singing voice www.katiebull.com over 15 years of teaching experience freelance and at various studios; currently on faculty at NYU/Tish School of the Arts Atlantic Studio. Founder of Whole Body Voice.
Vocal Production & Ensemble Improvisation for the Jazz Singer Ensemble Improvisation: Instrumentalists are singers & Singers are instrumentalists - the art of playing with a singer A whole body, multi-sensory, playful approach to ensemble improvisation that engages the musicians in listening as primary. Four years of teaching clinics at La Plata EMU EDU Stageworks Tish Jazz Cabaret Workshop NYU Tish School of the Arts; culminated in performance at Joe's Pub, NYC