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Kurt Elling


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Born: 1967/11/02
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Years Active: 1995–present
Genres: Vocal Jazz, Vocalese

Kurt Elling (born November 2, 1967) is an American jazz vocalist, composer, lyricist and vocalese performer. He has recorded nine albums and he has been nominated for nine Grammy Awards, winning one for ''Dedicated to You'' (2009). Elling often leads the ''Down Beat'' critics poll, and he was awarded the Prix Billie Holiday from the Académie du Jazz. Since 1995, Elling has collaborated with pianist, composer, and arranger Laurence Hobgood, leading a quartet that regularly tours the world.

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