Jann Klose

The Washington Post does not cover too many independent artists, but felt compelled to write about Jann Klose. They said, “Klose wins over the listener with his soaring voice, which may well be a staple of chamber pop for a long time to come.”

A citizen of the world, Jann Klose has lived on three continents, making his home in the melting pot that is New York City. Before coming to the United States as an exchange student in Cleveland, Ohio, he lived in Germany, Kenya, and South Africa. As a singer and songwriter, his music reflects this lyrically, melodically, rhythmically and in his choice of eclectic instruments and musicians.

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”Blessed with a melodious voice, he tends toward exuberance whatever the lyric. Klose was born in Germany and raised in Africa, and he's based in New York. His songs' immaculately tasteful orchestration sounds like Eric Matthews crossed with Nick Drake, best of all on the waltz “Doing Time.” The arrangements on “Reverie” are by turns jazzy and classical, with frequent piano parts and a dedicated oboist and violinist in the band. His lyrics tend toward the sort of world-weary, lovesick ennui typical of poets in their mid-20s, and the lush instrumentation only swings, never rocks

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Primary Instrument

Vocalist

Location

Bronx, NY

Credentials/Background

Songwriting Workshops

Clinic/Workshop Information

Songwriting Workshops, DIY-Touring and Career Building and Sustaining through Collaboration, Becoming American interviews with Immigrants

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