The daughter of two musicians, Christine Hitt started her recording career with the MAXJAZZ record label in 1999. During her time in St. Louis as a jazz vocalist and pianist, Christine recorded and performed with Ugonna Okegwo, Bruce Barth, Montez Coleman, Peter Mayer, and Tom Kennedy, among others. Her solo CD You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To features drummer Jeff Hamilton and bassist Tom Kennedy. The recording received international distribution and airplay. It can be heard on music streaming services for Sirius XM, Direct TV, Nordstroms, Gap, Olive Garden and American Airlines.
Her upcoming release Magical Kite was recorded at Capitol studios and was produced by Geoffrey Keezer and features Jeff Hamilton, John Beasley, Bob Sheppard, and Gene Coye
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Diana Krall has made a huge name for herself singing standards in a sexy breathy voice. No less talented, Christine Hitt, a Minnesota-born singer/pianist, caught the eye of MAX JAZZ's Richard McDonnell... You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To is a wholly satisfying survey of deftly performed standards that should make content even the fussiest listener. It expresses the true spirit of jazz. -All About Jazz
She has an unpretentious approach while sharing her great musical sensibilities with others. She's a real joy to work with. -Jeff Hamilton