Kurt Elling

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Kurt Elling‘s Passion World is a tour-de-force concert of songs of love collected from throughout the world. Said The New York Times, “Elling is the standout male vocalist of our time,” and here Elling brings his arsenal of talents to songs of love and loss as performed in their native languages. As Elling also provides rich background stories to the history and context of each of the carefully selected songs, one is swept away on a grand, multicultural, tour of exotic places, cultures and times. It has been said “When words stop…the music begins”, and Passion World will enthrall whether you understand every word or not. Passion World ignites the imagination of concertgoers as it provides a captivating review of the human condition of love and all that it can mean. Commissioned by Jazz at Lincoln Center, Kurt Elling’s Passion World is a magic carpet in which Elling and his band take you on a fascinating journey through a realm of romance during a concert event that is not to be missed.

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REVIEWS

The standout male vocalist of our time
The New York Times

Since the mid-1990s, no singer in jazz has been as daring, dynamic or interesting as Kurt Elling. With his soaring vocal flights, his edgy lyrics and sense of being on a musical mission, he has come to embody the creative spirit in jazz.
The Washington Post

What a sound he makes! Elling may control that four-octave rage with icy precision, but he combines perfection with a warmth and humour that makes it listenable: his albums don’t go stale. He treats lyrics with respect, revealing grace and meaning in everyday sentiments.
The Guardian

Arguably the greatest jazz singer of his generation
Jazz Police