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KURT ELLING

In polls and reviews, readers and critics have converged to name Kurt Elling the most accomplished male jazz vocalist of his generation. So now it comes down to how good he’ll ultimately become–a question only partly answered on the new Nightmoves, due April 3 on Concord. The disc brims with his best pure singing yet: […]

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Kurt Elling

Because of Kurt Elling’s regular appearances at the Green Mill (where he workshops new material most Wednesday nights), we in Chicago see his progress in its smallest increments. Occasionally it makes sense to step back and, like everyone else, look at the leaps he’s made. In every way, the new Man in the Air is […]