The Jazz Session #601: New York Voices

New York Voices are a jazz vocal quartet comprising four of my favourite musicians and people-Darmon Meader, Lauren Kinhan, Kim Nazarian, and Peter Eldridge. They’ve been described as “the gold standard for jazz vocals”, “timeless”, and “masters of their art.” They recently celebrated their 34th birthday and seem to go from strength to strength. Collaborations with Bob Mintzer, and the WDR Big Band are peppered throughout a touring career that has seen them perform on stages all over Europe, the USA, the UK, Israel and Asia. How do they do it? Why do they still do it? And what do they love about being part of a working band that continues to create at the highest standard? Well, listen to our conversation to discover the answers to those burning questions and so much more.

Show Notes:
– It’s Alright With Me (Reminiscing In Tempo, 2019)
– In A Mellow Tone (Sing! Sing! Sing! 2001)
– Giant Steps (Hearts of Fire, 1991)
– Cecilia (New York Voices Sing the Songs of Paul Simon, 1998)
– In My Life (Reminiscing In Tempo, 2019)
– On A Clear Day (A Day Like This 2007)

Reminiscing In Tempo is out on Origin Records now
Visit for New York Voices’ upcoming tour dates

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Author: Jason Crane