Kristin Korb, you may recall, plays the bass as she sings or sings as she plays the bass. Take your pick; she does both equally well. This video is from a house-party concert she gave last year. The event was called Spring Soiree. The house provided a splendid view of the lights of Los Angeles. Korb’s colleagues in the rhythm section were her frequent pianist Llew Matthews, and drummer Matt Gordy. The clip gives a rare opportunity to hear former Stan Kenton alto saxophonist Mary Fettig, a veteran of touring with Airto Moreira and Flora Purim, Joe Henderson and Marian McPartland, among others. It also demonstrates that properly cared for, good old songs are never really old.
Ms. Korb recently married a Danish man and is moving to Copenhagen, which will be her headquarters and point of departure for touring.