Kathy Kosins with Paul Edis (Duo)

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

PizzaExpress Live in partnership with the Hampstead Jazz Club, proudly present Detroit Jazz and Soul Artist Kathy Kosins with brilliant pianist Paul Edis. The 'Art Of The Duo' - An intimate conversation between voice and piano, will be on the menu, as they perform jazz and jazz infused soul repertoire from the mid 20th century, to the present. With 6 albums and 10 singles released worldwide and having performed at jazz festivals and prestigious clubs globally, Kosins is thrilled to share selections from her "To The Ladies OF Cool" album, to obscure gems, she has mined and recorded, to her soul infused jazz originals. Joined by ‘One of the leading lights of contemporary jazz’, as described by LondonJazz, pianist and composer Paul Edis who has assembled a line-up of multiple award-winning musicians to perform joyful, melodic, and swinging music.

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"Ms. Kosins’s nonstandard choice of standards is almost as winsome as her easygoing, swinging style…"

New York Times

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Catering To both Jazz and Soul aficionados, Kosins delivers her most intense and intimate singing other album “Uncovered Soul” and wows audiences with her impeccable, flawless phrasing and a deep-rooted passion for telling the story. Her eclectic musical palette delves deep into the rich history of both Jazz And Soul.

Back in 2012, she released “To The Ladies OF Cool”, a hip and contemporary excursion into the world of the West Coast Cool vocal sounds dedicated to classic singers Anita O’Day, Chris Connor, Julie London and the June Christy.

Kosins has recorded, performed and/or shared the stage with many well known Jazz and R&B artists including Gregory Porter, Kevin Mahogany, Terence Blanchard, Gerald Clayton, Cyrus Chestnut,  Terrell Stafford, Randy Brecker, Don Was, Michael Henderson, Peobo Bryson, Red Holloway, James Moody, to name a few.

Kathy Kosins had learned her craft as a background singer in the mid 90’s with Michael Henderson and Was/Not Was. In the late 90’s, she moved to a more traditional jazz approach and released her first album of jazz material, earning her immediate success in the jazz world. Excellent reviews and airplay continued with subsequent projects which included a collaboration with Kevin Mahogany. Also, as a jazz educator and recording artist, she has been an  artist in residence at over 180 colleges and universities. As a songwriter, her credits include a vast amount of tunes for recordings, TV and movies. With 6 albums and 10 singles released worldwide and having performed at jazz festivals and prestigious clubs globally, Kosins is thrilled to present this sophisticated material, heretofore never performed live in the UK.

Joined by ‘One of the leading lights of contemporary jazz’, as described by LondonJazz, pianist and composer Paul Edis who has assembled a line-up of multiple award-winning musicians to perform joyful, melodic, and swinging music.

Previously based in the Northeast of England, Edis released two albums with his first sextet and toured the UK. Now based in London, he is signed to the Lateralize Records label, and in 2021 released his critically acclaimed solo piano album The Still Point of the Turning World. He is a resident artist at the Hampstead Jazz Club.

Band Line Up

Kathy Kosins (vocals)

Paul Edis (pianist/MD)