November 29, 2020 – 5:48 am

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Cologne 2020 [no label, 1CD]

Live at the Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany; January 25, 2020. Very good satellite broadcast.

Thanks to unclewolfi for sharing the show at Dime.

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American jazz singer and songwriter Kurt Elling has been nominated for 10 Grammy Awards, winning Best Vocal Jazz Album for Dedicated to You (2009). Elling often leads the Down Beat magazine Critics’ Poll. He had a longtime collaboration with pianist Laurence Hobgood, leading a quartet that toured throughout the world.

Dedicated to You: Kurt Elling Sings the Music of Coltrane and Hartman (2009), is a tribute to the 1963 recording John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman, widely recognized as one of the all-time finest jazz vocal albums. Elling is a baritone with a four-octave range, and a writer and performer of vocalese, writing and performing words over improvised jazz solos. - wikipedia

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(mpeg1 layer 2/320 kbps) [radio station - wdr 3]

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Track 01. Stepping Out 7:44
Track 02. chat 0:58
Track 03. My One And Only Love 5:52
Track 04. chat 0:30
Track 05. Three Views Of A Secret 7:38
Track 06. chat 0:35
Track 07. I Have Dreamed 7:12
Track 08. chat 0:10
Track 09. Eye Of The Hurricane 11:44
Track 10. American Tune 7:23
Track 11. A Line In The Sand 5:56
Track 12. Danny Boy 4:36
Track 13. Resolution 6:51
Track 14. chat 0:36
Track 15. All Is Quiet 10:42
79 mins

Kurt Elling - vocals
WDR Big Band:
Bob Mintzer
- arr
Joerg Achim Keller
- cond, ld
Johan Hörlen
- as
Karolina Strassmayer
- as
Oliver Peters
- ts
Paul Heller
- ts
Jens Neufang
- bs
Wim Both
- tp
Rob Bruynen
- tp
Andy Haderer
- tp
Ruud Breuls
- tp
Ludwig Nuss
- tb
Raphael Klemm
- tb
Andy Hunter
- tb
Mattis Cederberg
- b-tb
Paul Shigihara
- g
Billy Test
- p
Ohn Holdsby
- b
Hans Dekker
- dr
Vocal Journey
- choir [track 10 - 12]

Click here to order Kurt Elling releases.

  1. 33 Responses to “JAZZ ON SUNDAY: KURT ELLING - COLOGNE 2020”

  2. Rumor has it these guys all gots Lil Uns with Kürt being the Lilst

    By U L E on Nov 29, 2020

  3. Twernt me above nuther fake

    By U L E on Nov 29, 2020

  4. It’s true though. Rumor has it this is a band of Lil Uns

    By U L E on Nov 29, 2020

  5. hot swinging jazz for a sunday

    By jazzbo on Nov 29, 2020

  6. swappers,you wanna feel my bulge and my package. just for u. enjoy yourself sweetie.o nurse make sure this cretin is wearing his white tied coat

    By Corey M on Nov 29, 2020

  7. i cant stop crying. Bad enough my saviour Charlie Manson is dead. Now they turned down Leslie Van Houten again for paole. I want her released. Ill shoot the president if they dont release her

    By swappers on Nov 29, 2020

  8. JIZZ on Sundays . And every other day here for the last few years . Why can’t they get rid of the morons ?

    By Don on Nov 30, 2020

  9. If they could keep the great music and get rid of the stupid comments, that would be great . I don’t understand why this shit continues.

    By Don on Nov 30, 2020

  10. Corney M and not me above (its mo’ Corney I guess) but “paole” really?
    “Ill shoot the president” well don’t let me stop you, we don’t have one . . . .

    Dumb as soup!

    I agree with Don get rid of the dumb cretins by all means, its great fun poking them with a sharp stick through the bars but boy it’s like shooting fish in a barrel, huh? Everyone?

    Yup, dumb as a stick!

    By swappers on Nov 30, 2020

  11. you can beat with me that sick swappy. Ive been such a bad girl.

    By Madame Phoot on Nov 30, 2020

  12. Bring back lynching and well hang that nigger loving coon swappers. Dumb as water running down a window pane. Such an arrogant obnoxious sperm seed of Trump. Would love to burn a cross on the lawn of this scums rabbit hole. Dropdead feces face/ I want you dead and buried

    By Derrick on Nov 30, 2020

  13. Rattled D’reckie bwoi!? You could’n’ tie the rope you’ that dumb!

    (Go on poke ‘im again wit’ the big stick!)

    Mdme Phootie Tootie that’s “S~T~I~C~K” ! ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha . . . . . . . .

    . . . . . . . pair of ‘em dumb as a lump or clod of earth!

    SO funny!


    By swappers on Nov 30, 2020

  14. We need to bring back the men in the white sheets, but it ain’t happening

    By Derrick on Nov 30, 2020

  15. Derrick, do you mean ghosts?

    By HHH on Nov 30, 2020

  16. I think he’d look nice wrapped up in a white sheet
    Don’t be so cruel Triple H


    By swappers on Nov 30, 2020

  17. Rumor has it that I take it in the ass

    By U L E on Nov 30, 2020

  18. Didnt you dropdead yet swappo? You will be missed especially by me. NOT

    By Madame Phoot on Nov 30, 2020

  19. Last one wasn’t me.

    By Madame Phoot on Nov 30, 2020

  20. Pootle pootle twootle twootle blither blather . . . . . . . (last one was me and they all are)

    By Madame Phoot on Nov 30, 2020

  21. Right back atcha Madame Pee-pee! I have been here a long time and seen out a lot of trolls like you. From Darth to Aunty Chris where are they now? Don’t tempt me Madam! ;)

    P.S you do get that Big O knows EXACTLY who you are and which of you are passing yourselves off as others don’t you? Dumb as soup . . . . .

    By swappers on Nov 30, 2020

  22. fuck you swappo

    By HHH on Dec 1, 2020

  23. Blimey triple H did you think of that all by yourself?
    Such wit and badinage!

    The brains of a small dull pebble . . . . . . . .

    By swappers on Dec 1, 2020

  24. yeah fuck off swap you piece of cow turd

    By Derrick on Dec 1, 2020

  25. Rumor has it that swappers gots a Big Un , in his mouth

    By U L E on Dec 1, 2020

  26. I swear its like being in a salon with Mark Twain and Gore Vidal!

    D’reckie bwoi and J U L E and Triple H are one and the same. (don’t let hem near any sharp objects for pity’s sake)

    Dumb as soup!


    By swappers on Dec 2, 2020

  27. i would love to shove your face in that bowl of soup u little pedophile. stop jagging off to kiddie porn u lowlife limey pig

    By baby swappers on Dec 2, 2020

  28. theres a reason so many of us despise you swappo. get the fuck off this website. its not kiddie porn. its music. get out of here

    By baby swappers on Dec 2, 2020

  29. I am loved because I am.

    I am enough because I am.

    I am worthy because I am.

    Why keep going?

    I am why.

    I am my own reason for being here.
    I am a good enough reason to be alive.

    By baby swappers on Dec 2, 2020

  30. I would love to stick a sharp object in your eye you filthy piece of garbage swap the twat

    By baby swappers on Dec 2, 2020

  31. I would love to dicslap swapperoo in his ugly mug. He must be popular in the post office with that ugly wanted mug of his. How bout dunking him in the river Thames like they did to the witches.Would you like that cornhole

    By U L E on Dec 2, 2020

  32. Ha ha ha ha ha ha . . so much criticism from ONE of you. You’re all the same sad sack knuckle dragged and of course we all know exactly who you are.

    Get off here yourself you sad little baby troll!

    Did I you get rattled again poor lil baby. Go find mummy . . . .

    4 replies from one little poke with a sharp stick. Time for your meds dear and go calm down preferably in a dark room with no internet access.


    Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha so funny . . . . .

    By swappers on Dec 2, 2020

  33. i wish you cancer you fucking turd. i pray you dropdead and die u lowlife piece of scum. oh nurse take away any sharp objects from this turd. heres a coloring book for u simon swappers. simon says kill yourself

    By baby swappers on Dec 2, 2020

  34. Nice. Pick on the ill. Says so much about you. Nasty little small minded freak. Tiny mind in a tiny little world
    Not welcome here. Level of abuse beyond taste, humanity and kindness. But hey nobody expected any more from you . . . . .
    I take it you are a teen or younger and hope you learn how to act out in the real world but somehow I doubt it.

    Pond life . . .

    By swappers on Dec 3, 2020

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