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Leah Kline

Léah Kline...... .. is listed as one of the Top Jazz Singers in the book The Jazz Singers - the Ultimate Guide, by LA jazz critic, Scott Yanow.

Léah Kline is an accomplished stage performer who has enjoyed the privilege of performing in virtually every field of entertainment. Equally at ease before an audience of 2,000 as with one of 30, she has entertained audiences in Europe, Asia, and the US. As a singer, Léah is noted for her personal delivery and phrasing of songs paying great respect to the meaning of the lyrics. Particularly well received for her vivacious stage presence and clear melodic tones, her phrasing and interpretation has earned favorable attention from jazz fans. She currently resides in Amsterdam, where she enjoys a full performing and teaching schedule....
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Awards:

Finalist NL Jazz Vocalist Competition - (4th) 2005 "Artist worthy of wider recognition" CD compilation BUMA 2007 Listing in book THE JAZZ SINGERS- the Ultimate Guide 2009
Press Quotes:

Léah Kline is marvelously poetic and brazen in the creation of her charming lyrics - Dewezet (DE).....

She has a sparkling, crystal-clear jazz voice with excellent timing. -De Telegraaf (NL)

“JuzzFlirtin is the exceptionally listenable result of a rendezvous between vocalist/lyricist Leah Kline and pianist/composer Dirk Balthaus. A meeting that caused musical sparks”. “ Her narrating qualities are impressive and inviting.” ”In a subtle manner she understands to seduce the listener, to captivate and naturally claim the attention.” Frank Huser Jazz Flits (NL) ”..... Key-words: suspense, refinement and liveliness” ... Ntb Musicworld magazine

She has a supple voice, phrases with ease, and can sing ballads beautifully. (KRO gids) NL

Léah is a dynamic singer! LA Jazz (US)

European Press: ‘....het speelterrein voor Léah is breed. Het zangplezier straalt er van af. In deze tijd een aangename verrassing, een verademing’ –KRO Studio Gids

‘Ze heeft een sprankelende, kristalheldere jazzstem met een uitstekende timing ’ -De Telegraaf

‘Ik heb zelden iemand meegemaakt die zich zozeer thuis voelde op het podium’ -webmagazine MusicABC.

‘…Aan Léah Kline hoor je dat zij als zangeres op de planken heeft gestaan, die weet wat showbizz is. Ze durft het aan om onvervalste jaren “50 songs” ….te plaatsen naast jazzklassiekers’ - KRO Studio gids.

Discography
Dr. Bernhard and his Swing Orchestra “Let’s Dance 2011
Christian Bleiming Boogie in My Heart featuring Leah Kline (Acoustic Music Records) 2009
BUMA Cultuur Bands worthy of wider recognition BUMA 2008
Léah Kline JuzzFlirtin (Theatrics Productions/Hi5 Records) &(Vivid Sound Corporation- JP) 2007
“Finalisten van de Nederlandse Jazz Vocalisten Concours 2005(limited edition- Odeon)2005
Leah Kline Playground Theatrics Productions) 2004

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