Live in Chicago (Kurt Elling album)

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Live in Chicago
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Live album by Kurt Elling
Released 2000
Recorded July 14 – 15, 1999, Green Mill, Chicago
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 71:10
Label Blue Note
Producer Kurt Elling, Laurence Hobgood
Kurt Elling chronology
This Time it's Love
(1998)
Live in Chicago
(2000)
Flirting with Twilight
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Live in Chicago is a 2000 live album by jazz vocalist Kurt Elling. It was Elling's first live album, recorded over two nights in 1999 at Chicago's Green Mill jazz club. Jazz singer Jon Hendricks appears on several tracks.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Downtown" (Russell Ferrante) – 3:50
  2. "My Foolish Heart" (Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 12:17
  3. "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) – 8:29
  4. "Oh My God" (Sting) – 3:51
  5. "Night Dreamer" (Kurt Elling, Wayne Shorter) – 9:00
  6. "(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons" (William Best, Deek Watson) – 5:19
  7. Intro: (Esperanto) – 1:44
  8. "Esperanto" (Elling, Vince Mendoza) – 5:16
  9. "Don't Get Scared" (Stan Getz, Jon Hendricks, King Pleasure) – 5:15
  10. Intro: (Goin' to Chicago) – 3:39
  11. "Goin' to Chicago" (Traditional) – 8:19
  12. Intro: (The Rent Party) – 0:44
  13. "The Rent Party" (Elling, Ed Petersen) – 5:39
  14. "Blues Chaser" (Rob Amster, Elling, Laurence Hobgood, Michael Raynor) – 1:28

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