Born: July 1
A native of Baltimore, Susan Krebs grew up in a home filled with the sounds of Bach, Beethoven, Gilbert & Sullivan, Broadway Musicals, Billie, Ella, and the blues of Bessie. She studied acting in New York City with Uta Hagen and appeared in Off-Broadway plays and musicals and TV commercials, as well as performing with the improvisational theater company, War Babies. She moved to Los Angeles many years ago, where she continued her acting career, including appearances in film, theatre, radio and TV commercials, and dozens of TV shows. She performed her own solo musical revue, LUNAR I, and was part of the all-women’s improvisational company, the Wims, as well as appearing in the contemporary opera, A String of Pearls, both in Los Angeles and at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Theater. ...
- Simple Gifts by Dan Bilawsky
- Everything Must Change by C. Michael Bailey
- Everything Must Change by Jack Bowers
From Baltimore to Los Angeles, as an actor or singer, Susan Krebs - the self- professed jazz gardener - likes to dig, cultivate, grow, and flourish. Krebs' music wraps itself around the listener like a big hug. How can one not enjoy the whole grain, organic pleasure of jazz classics about spring, love, flowers, and stars? These are eight tunes that clearly provide considerable meaning, direction, and personal reflection for Krebs. They're the kind of songs that allow for plaintive, soothing contemplation. Whether a Cole Porter classic (What Is This Thing Called Love?) or Billy Strayhorn tune (A Flower is a Lovesome Thing), the songs don't rush things...