Fresh from winning a Grammy this year in the best jazz vocal album category for Secrets Are The Best Stories featuring Danilo Pérez, on Kurt Elling's next album to be released in the autumn entitled SuperBlue the singer and improviser extraordinaire has teamed up in a stylistic shift with guitarist Charlie Hunter plus mighty groovesters keyboardist DJ Harrison and drummer Corey Fonville from Butcher Brown. Among the SuperBlue tracks are 'Sassy,' a very different treatment of The Manhattan Transfer's ultrahip 1991 tribute to Sarah Vaughan. Kurt Elling, top. Photo: via Edition
Head to a clip of Elling's 'Sassy' ahead of release here.