Kristin Korb

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Kristin Korb
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Kristin Korb at Aarhus Jazz Festival, Denmark (2014)
Photo by Hreinn Gudlaugsson
Background information
Born Montana, U.S.
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, vocalist
Instruments Double bass
Years active 1995–present
Associated acts Ray Brown
Website www.kristinkorb.com

Kristin Korb is an American jazz double bassist and vocalist.

Biography[edit]

Korb studied at Eastern Montana College and the University of California, San Diego.[1] She also studied with Ray Brown, with whom she made her recording debut, released in 1996.[2]

Since moving to Los Angeles in 2002, she has performed across North America.[3] She taught at Azuza Pacific and University Southern California, where she was coordinator of vocal jazz studies. After getting married in July 2011 to a Dane, Morten Stove, co-founder of DPA Microphones, she moved to Copenhagen, Denmark.

She has performed and recorded with jazz artists such as Llew Matthews, Kim Richmond, Steve Barnes, Ray Brown, Jeff Hamilton, Bruce Forman, Sheila Jordan, Jan Lundgren, Alex Riel, Harry Allen, Aaron Serfaty, Otmaro Ruíz, Mary Fettig, and Jacob Fischer. She plays in a band with Snorre Kirk on drums and Magnus Hjorth on piano.

Discography[edit]

  • Introducing Kristin Korb with the Ray Brown Trio (Telarc, 1996)
  • Where You'll Find Me (Double K, 2001)
  • Get Happy (Grace Base, 2004)
  • Why Can't You Behave (Double K, 2006)
  • In the Meantime (Double K, 2009)
  • What's Your Story? (Double K, 2013)
  • Finding Home (Double K, 2014)
  • Beyond the Moon (Double K, 2016)[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Kristin Korb: Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Nathan, Dave. "Introducing Kristin Korb With the Ray Brown Trio: Review". Allmusic. Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  3. ^ Jolley, Craig (3 June 2004). "Meet Bassist/Vocalist Kristin Korb". Allaboutjazz. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Kristin Korb | Album Discography | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 15 August 2017. 

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