Karrin Allyson

Karrin Allyson

"As a singer, I feel very influenced by instrumentalists and by many classic instrumental songs", says Karrin Allyson. "Its tricky to put lyrics to the great, iconic tunes, because you want to do them justice." For Footprints, her tenth Concord release, GRAMMY® nominated jazz vocalist Allyson made a bold step to do exactly that, however.

Born in Great Bend, Kansas, a prairie town on the Arkansas River, Allyson came of age in Omaha, where her parents (her father was a Lutheran minister and her mother was a psychologist, schoolteacher and classical... more