Renowned for his singular combination of robust swing and poetic insight, Grammy® winner KURT ELLING has secured his place among the world’s foremost jazz vocalists. Declared “the standout male vocalist of our time” by The New York Times, Elling has garnered unprecedented accolades including a 14 year run atop the Downbeat Critics Poll; a dozen Grammy® nominations and 8 Jazz Journalists Association awards for “Male Singer of the Year.”
With a career spanning 16 years and almost 20 albums, CHARLIE HUNTER consistently ups his game as an innovative writer and bandleader. He has worked with the likes of Norah Jones, Mis Def, John Mayer, D’Angelo and countless others. He is widely considered the authority on the seven and eight string guitar, and continues to stun audiences with his ability to simultaneously bust out tasty bass parts, melodic leads and swinging rhythms.