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Yana Kobzova:
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JD 
Jazz Vocalist, Composer, Educator

Latest News

  • JD WALTER, Jazztimes Review: Among vocal-jazz adventurers, none - not Bleckmann, not Elling, not even Murphy - can rival the outre audacity of JD Walter. As is often the case with startling originals who defy easy classification, the Pennsylvania- born Walter is far better known throughout Europe...
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  • JAZZIZ WINTER EDITION 2014, CONTEMPO- FEATURE ARTICLE: JD Walter has been a recording artist for almost 15 years. He's done hundreds of performances at festivals throughout Europe, the Middle East and Central America, more than 60 tours of Russia and has a crazy-long resume of club dates in his adopted hometown of NYC....
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  • JD WALTER, January 2014, Downbeat Review: While JD Walter's slightly under-radar status has yet to afford him top marquee marketability, the New York-based singer songwriter has been in the game since....
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  • JD WALTER, EJazzNews Review: JD Walter is one of those jazz singers who seems to be recognized more within the jazz performance community than among the jazz listening public. That status deserves to be changed....
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  • THE NEW YORK CITY JAZZ RECORD, Review: Those familiar with jazz vocalist JD Walter know that the Philadelphia native has been putting out risk - taking CDs since the ‘90s and his adventurous spirit doesn't let up a bit on One Step Away.
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  • Likemind: a commonality of individualism: Vocalist JD Walter, whose work is the newest to these ears of these four, is definitely a new contender in the suddenly growing ranks of prime male vocal stylists with a jazz & beyond attitude and prowess.
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  • From Miles to McBride: Summer's Best Jazz Discs, San Jose Mercury News: JD Walter: "One Step Away" (JWAL). You've never heard "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" like this. Great singer with a killing rhythm section: pianist Orrin Evans, bassist Eric Revis, drummer Nasheet Waits, the trio known as Tarbaby."
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  • Buffalo News, One Step Away Review: JD Walter, One Step Away (Jawawalrec). He's the most creative jazz singer, probably, since Betty Carter. It's no wonder that the great Kurt Elling - with whom he shares some vocal qualities - is, among so many others, an ardent admirer. If you're used to jazz singers being the leading edge of the conservatism that has become so popular in jazz, you need to experience just how creative and adventurous JD Walter can be...
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  • STEP TEMPEST, One Step Away review: Vocalist JD Walter is no stranger to experimentation, to taking chances in pursuit of creativity. He has recorded with saxophonist Dave Liebman, his 2006 CD "2Bass, A Face and Some Skin" found him in a session with 2 bassists and a drummer, and has performed with pianist Orrin Evans in his Luvpark band. For the past 5 years, he's been issuing CDs on his own JWALREC label, including live recordings from Portugal. "One Step Away" is his latest (ad)venture and he turned over the reins of the production to Evans and bassist Eric Revis...
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