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Genres You Will Love
Jazz: Jazz Vocals Moods: Type: Vocal Jazz: Piano Jazz

By Location
United States - California - SF

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Ellen Starr

There are many 'good' singers but very few special ones...
Ellen has a fantastic voice. She kicks butt as an arranger and pianist.
And she has wonderful taste in repertoire, featuring songs by new well as re-presenting some of the standards...
She's my personal nomination for talent deserving of wider recognition.”
--All About Jazz, 2005

“Really fine vocal /instrumental jazz...
Ellen Starr's singing is just lovely--no frills or b.s, very hornlike, intonation right on. Each song's feeling is beautifully conveyed. Her piano playing is excellent... Really this is terrific--I'm just knocked out!
--Marvin Stamm Jazz trumpet

I love it! Your voice is beautiful. Your piano is high on the 'taste meter.' And I like the arrangements.”
--John di Martino, Jazz pianist, arranger and composer

”It is a rare thing to experience a jazz pianist who sings so beautifully, and a singer who really plays the piano -- all embodied in one person. That's Ellen Starr.”
--Stanley Cowell Jazz pianist, composer and educator Rutgers University

For decades a top pianist on the New York jazz scene, an arranger, and composer for radio/television, the versatile Ellen Starr now makes her CD debut as a jazz vocalist in the hallowed traditions of Carmen McRae and Nina Simone.