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Kurt Elling and the Music of Coltrane and Hartman

We turn the spotlight on singer Kurt Elling, and his interpretations of the music of John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman

Kurt Elling's live album "Dedicated to You" won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album in 2010

This week on the show, we turn the spotlight on a single album: Kurt Elling’s 2009 Grammy-award winning live album Dedicated to You: Kurt Elling Sings the Music of John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman. We’ll showcase this Grammy-award winning album in this hour, and also feature songs sung by Johnny Hartman, as well as singer Karrin Allyson and her John Coltrane tribute album from 2001.

Mark Chilla

Mark Chilla, originally from Atlanta, GA, is the Production Director at WFIU, where he also hosts Ether Game and Afterglow. He studied music theory at Indiana University and taught various music theory courses at IU and Butler University. He enjoys film, woodworking, learning new instruments and the Beatles.

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