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Kate Kortum - Vocals
David Mesquitic - Piano
James Suter - Double Bass
Daniel Dufour - Drums
Kate Kortum is a 19-year-old jazz vocalist and instrumentalist from Houston TX. Her love for jazz and music began at Houston's prestigious High School for the Performing and Visual arts where she concentrated her studies in flute, but ultimately fell in love with singing. She is a 2019-2021 Downbeat Magazine Student Music Award Winner, a 2018 & 2019 YoungArts Finalist in jazz voice, and has performed at various venues including the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival, and the world renowned Birdland Jazz Club in New York City. She has worked with many renowned musicians, including La Tanya Hall, Sheila Jordan, The New York Voices, and Allison Wedding. Kortum is currently studying at the University of Miami's Frost School of Music where she studies jazz voice under the direction of Kate Reid. After school, she hopes to move to New York and begin her career.