DAYNA KURTZ

Pop/Art Song/Folk / Vocal Jazz • United States
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Dayna Kurtz is the kind of artist who inspires wild-eyed zealotry among her fans, and there are three reasons for it: One, she's an artist's artist, one whose whiskeyed, determined alto often earns her comparisons with Nina Simone; two, while Europeans adore her, she's obscenely underappreciated in her own country; and three, her songs, which straddle a difficult space between jazz, rock, and folk, are pure poetry. Another Black Feather, her third full-length, merits still more whipping up of the faithful. Each of these 11 tracks arrives swathed in soul-derived, deeply held meaning, and each follows lyrical twists that deliver a listener to places in her own heart she might not have had occasion to visit otherwise. There is sadness ("It's the Day of Atonement, 2001"), regret ("Venezuela," "Nola"), and tenderness ("All Over Again"), but most of all there is beauty; a common thread. Kurtz chooses her backing players as read more...
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DAYNA KURTZ Postcards From Downtown album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Postcards From Downtown
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2003
DAYNA KURTZ Beautiful Yesterday album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Beautiful Yesterday
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2004
DAYNA KURTZ Another Black Feather album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Another Black Feather
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2006
DAYNA KURTZ American Standard album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
American Standard
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2009
DAYNA KURTZ Secret Canon Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Secret Canon Vol. 1
Vocal Jazz 2012

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DAYNA KURTZ Otherwise Luscious Life album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Otherwise Luscious Life
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1997

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