Tine Bruhn moved to New York City in 2001 after having graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston. She quickly became part of New York’s jazz scene performing at some of the city’s best music venues including Smalls and Bar Next Door. She consistently plays with some of the top musicians in NYC and she has become a regular on the program at the well- known jazz club Zinc Bar. Ms. Bruhn performs weekly in duo setting with pianist Johnny O’Neal (Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Milt Jackson) at Robert on Columbus Circle.
The Danish-born singer grew up in Flensburg, Germany where she started her career at an early age. At 15 she founded the the vocal group Kvart I Fire which gained high recognition in the region, especially after the release of their CD Go 4 it. Additionally Tine sang in the semi-professional classical choirs “Landes Jugend Chor Schleswig Holstein” and “Jugend Kammer Chor Flensburg/Kiel”. Around that time she discovered her passion for jazz and went to many of the live jazz concerts by visiting Danish musicians such as NHØP and Danish Radio Big Band. After performing with a jazz trio she decided to make the big move to the United States. In Boston she studied with Sheryl Bentyne (Manhattan Transfer), recording artist Walter Beasley, Grammy award winner Richard Evans and distinguished scat educator Bob Stoloff.
Her debut solo CD Entranced was released in 2009 and featured Greg Hutchinson on drums and Maurice Brown on trumpet. It received stellar reviews in both the US and Europe and is getting played on radio stations around the world.
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Mesmerizing, moving music for mellow moods.. Tine Bruhn explores the
softer sides of jazz with a highly supportive band.. Comfortable and
confident.. shaping her phrases into fine work of vocal art.. joyous scat solo..
Bruhn and Schaechter sound terrific.. Tine Bruhn leaves 'em wanting more!
(JazzImprovNY - June 09)
Tine Bruhn reveals a vocal texture suggesting a cross between a soprano sax
and a flugelhorn with a technique that utilizes uncanny space, economy and
dynamics. Nice interplay between Bruhn and the trio. Bruhn's phrasing is
nothing short of hypnotic. The tune Har Du Visor Min Vän is the perfect
vehicle for Bruhn's unique voice: Don't talk about music with me