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Kurt Elling at Kimmel Center - Perelman Theater


Kimmel Center - Perelman Theater
300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA


Sun, October 5, 2014
7:30 pm

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Kurt Elling
Kurt Elling



One of the world's foremost jazz vocalists, Grammy Award winner Kurt Elling "strikes an uncanny balance, enjoying widespread mainstream acceptance while retaining a sense of risk in the pursuit of his own idiosyncratic artistic impulse" (The Boston Globe). Named DownBeat Critics Poll's Male Vocalist of the Year an unprecedented fourteen times, Kurt Elling's singing is at once edgy and warm, daring and lyrical. Every one of his albums has been nominated for a Grammy Award. Originally commissioned by Jazz at Lincoln Center, Passion World explores the language of love in a journey around the world through internationally famous ballads of love and loss—from Frank Sinatra's 'Come Fly with Me' to the quintessentially French 'La Vie en Rose.' ...

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Gwen Reich uploaded this event on July 23, 2014