KENDRA SHANK

Vocal Jazz • United States
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Vocalist, composer, and bandleader Kendra Shank has really come into her own and found ever-broadening audiences, since she made the sensible decision to move to New York City about 1995. Since then, she has emerged as an original singer with her own identifiable sound, and her background as a folk singer who busked around Paris for a number of years sets her apart from the rest of the pack of contemporary female jazz singers.

Born in California in 1958, Shank was raised by two very musically supportive parents. [She is not related to the late West Coast alto saxophonist Bud Shank.] Her father was a playwright who taught at the University of California, while her mother worked as a singer and actress. Shank made her stage debut as a five-year-old actress with her mother in a university production of Threepenny Opera. She later studied piano, guitar, oboe, painting, and sculpture
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Jazz Focus 1998
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Mosaic by Kendra Shank (2009-04-14)Mosaic by Kendra Shank (2009-04-14)
Challenge
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A Spirit Free - Abbey Lincoln Songbook by Kendra Shank (2005-11-07)A Spirit Free - Abbey Lincoln Songbook by Kendra Shank (2005-11-07)
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KENDRA SHANK Afterglow album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Afterglow
Vocal Jazz 1992
KENDRA SHANK Wish album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wish
Vocal Jazz 1998
KENDRA SHANK Reflections album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Reflections
Vocal Jazz 1998
KENDRA SHANK A Spirit Free: Abbey Lincoln Songbook album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Spirit Free: Abbey Lincoln Songbook
Vocal Jazz 2006
KENDRA SHANK Mosaic album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mosaic
Vocal Jazz 2009
KENDRA SHANK Kendra Shank & John Stowell : New York Conversations album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kendra Shank & John Stowell : New York Conversations
Vocal Jazz 2014

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KENDRA SHANK Kendra Shank & Geoffrey Keezer : Half Moon - Live In New York album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kendra Shank & Geoffrey Keezer : Half Moon - Live In New York
Vocal Jazz 2016

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