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Kat Edmonson

Jazz chanteuse Kat Edmonson may have had no formal training, but the young vocalist possesses one of the most authentic voices to ever croon selections from the Great American Songbook. One listen to the Houston native's ethereal purr is enough to hook even the most casual music fan, and her song "Lucky" was featured on the MTV series United States of Tara.

It was Edmonson's mother's record collection and old movies that initially stirred her artistic soul, but having a career in music wasn't initially a given. After a stint at college in Charleston, South Carolina, Edmonson returned to Texas and decided to follow the musical call. An audition for America Idol in 2002 landed Edmonson a trip to Hollywood and a spot in the top 48. Her Idol dreams ended abruptly when judge Randy Jackson told the singer she didn't "look like a star." After her exit from Idol, Edmonson began honing her chops at open-mike nights and eventually made the transition to full-time performer. Her debut album, 2009's Take to the Sky, was a mix of classic and modern songs, and proved Edmonson was more than ready for her jazz ascension. In 2012, she returned with the Kickstarter-funded Way Down Low. ~ Todd Sterling, Rovi
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I hear Kat singing on many tv commercials - or it's someone copying her. Unique, jazzy, sexy, pure.
Absolutely beautiful minimalist voice. Comments comparing her to other more recent artist's voices ie: Blossom Dearie (will have to check her out) and Amy Winehouse (not really), miss the boat. Her voice is reminiscent of that great American treasure, Billie Holiday (may be too old school for some of you younger folks-but look her up on Pandora-you' l l see the similarity and the influence). I love it when young artist are aware of how older/origin a l artists have influenced their work.
Impressive voice ��
Lovely
acadjuric
she is Amy Winehouse and Astrud Gilberto personified! WOW!
First time I heard her sing I thought immediately of Blossom Dearie. Tone, lazy control, and phrasing. Beautiful!
Randy Jackson is a boob
Settle down lucky. She has a lazy control of her voice that is really impressive.
Beautiful voice makes my beard melt. I wanna have her baby. ...
Agreed, Blossom is in there somewhere.
erandybowles
You really need to list Blossom Dearie as the MOST similar artist!
Randy Jackson misses a great singer. I can't fathom how he judges singers.
I will take it. I like I like...
Clean ..clean..cle a n and fresh!
lonniecbaldw i n
One of the best Jazz
her voice is a gift to all
Soft, clear voice, beautiful and angelic delivery.
nice
She is awesome!
Tommy on martain would say.....Rand y stupid!
carollempick i
Fresh & Passionate.. . w i s h I knew her when I was a kid ;)
Formal training Hell. She has perfect pitch. Her voice sounds like a saxophone.
spark749
Kat is in to win it! Randy is a showman, all hot air and lost that dare. She is a winner!
Wow breath taking
BEEN VEERRRRY LONG TIME SINCE A WOMANS VOICE SOUNDED SO SINCERE AS WELL.. BILLY LIKE.. DONT THINK SO ! THERE IS BILLY THEN THE WIND AND THE OEAN THEN EVERYONE ELSE... I TOO AM IN LOVE(62)
I liked her voice a lot, and style, etc., but I am very very slightly bothered that she sounds quite a bit like Billie Holliday. But only a bit. She's quite a singer.
60 and just fell in love
frankmad99
Being told she didn't look like a star is like saying a Ferrari didn't look, or sound, like a car. So much for 'expert' judgement. Go Kat, go.
she is hot
She was a true star at the live Prairie Home Companion in Austin this past weekend .... LOVE HER!
Just saw Kat at the Paramount Theater...ab s o l u t e l y captivating. It was like you were in this delightful trance of sad to funny feelings. So wonderful to go to a concert and have it all about a voice that rings so pure and simply devine.
bcgator1
What a beautiful voice she has. But the remake of The Cure's Just Like Heaven is absolutely awful.
sailorbroker
A voice of her own. A style of her own. A timeless presentation with passion. We must have another album.
I was fortunate to play bass for her on the island of Kauai. If beauty were music, she'd be a symphony.... S h e glows stardom. A very sweet personality as well!
jeff.miami.w a d e
Voice of an angel !! Just when you thought Billie Holiday's spirit had gone !!! Thank you Kat Edmonson
ACL last night - great! This is a classy lady. Love her style.
Who is randy jackson and why should i care what he thinks?
Absolutely timeless in appeal, and of course Randy doesn't look like one of the Jacksons....
I really like Kat's unique voice. I'm hearing her voice on TV commercials (or it's someone copying her sound). The very no-talented Randy Jackson is the luckiest person in the world to be where he is.
Terrific voice... wow!
Yep! Sooooooooooo o o easy to listen to....Therap e u t i c ! ! ! to the core!!
joylady90056
I could listen to Kat all day......so glad she's following her spiritual track!
Just played bass, backing her up, here on Kauai. She sang 'Lucky.' This girl is destined for stardom. She is as beautiful a woman as I've ever seen and as sweet as can be. Her allure is stunning....
wnelsonfront i e r
Randy Jackson s taste has always been in his mouth.
sweet
The Kat's Meow....
kmickievic
Really smoooth sound!!!! Hope she goes far into the Mystic!!!!
Karen from the Big Island----Lo v e It
aluoto5
the nite flyer

Every now and then, someone comes along who deserves a long, gentle hug, and a whispered Thank you for sharing your talent with us. :-)
carboking
Who is Randy Jackson and why does he matter?
ggourmet
same here, heard her on NPR...wow, what a voice...she may not be an American Idol but I am sure when people are saying Whos Kelly Clarkson Kat will leave a legacy that generations will listen to even after shes leaves this earth
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