Track

Karrin Allyson

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Karrin Allyson

“As a singer, I feel very influenced by instrumentalists and by many classic instrumental songs,” says Karrin Allyson. “It’s tricky to put lyrics to the great, iconic tunes, because you want to do them justice.” For Footprints, her tenth Concord release, GRAMMY® nominated jazz vocalist Allyson made a bold step to do exactly that, however.

Joined by vocalese pioneer Jon Hendricks, by Oregon-based singer Nancy King, revered by jazz connoisseurs, and by signifying tenor saxophonist-flutist Frank Wess, of Count Basie fame, the always adventurous Allyson solidifies her position as one of the most talented and best selling vocalist working today, doing full justice to 13 classic instrumental tracks from the ‘50s and ‘60s, all marked by strong melodies, meaty harmonic progressions, and evocative, well-wrought lyrics, eight newly penned by lyricist Chris Caswell....
read more

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no Karrin Allyson events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

comments powered by Disqus
Rank: 489 Views: 15,206 Fans: 8
Featured recording “'Round Midnight”

'Round Midnight
Concord Records (2011)

Weekly Giveaways

Ed Palermo

Ed Palermo
About | Enter

Matthew Shipp

Matthew Shipp
About | Enter

Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley
About | Enter

Tord Gustavsen

Tord Gustavsen
About | Enter

An innovative and rich resource For Jazz Musicians

The All About Jazz musician database grows daily
with the help of musicians, supportive professionals and advocates.

Musician? Plug in and promote yourself today.

Learn how