Katie Thiroux – Introducing Katie Thiroux

Released in March 2015, “Introducing Katie Thiroux” is the first album by Californian double bass player and singer Katie Thiroux

Track Listing : 1.There’S A Small Hotel (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 03:19 . 2.Don’T Be On The Outside (George Kelly, Mayme Watts, Sid Wyche) – 03:59 . 3.A Beautiful Friendship (Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne) – 03:43 . 4.Wives And Lovers (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 03:49 . 5.I’M Old Fashioned (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer) – 04:17 . 6.Ray’S Kicks (Katie Thiroux) – 05:33 . 7.The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) – 04:17 . 8.Rosebird (Katie Thiroux) – 04:09 . 9.Can’T We Just Pretend? (Guy Fletcher, Doug Flett) – 04:25 . 10.Shiny Stockings (Frank Foster) – 04:02 . 11.Oh What A Beautiful Mornin’ (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 04:00

Musicians : Katie Thiroux – Vocals, Bass . Graham Dechter – Guitar . Roger Neumann – Tenor Saxophone . Matt Witek – Drums

Production : Produced By Jeff Hamilton

Recorded 2014-2015.

Released In March 2015 By Basskat Records.

Katie Thiroux - Introducing Katie Thiroux


All About Jazz
Witek proves to be a model of taste coating a song’s underbelly with gentle brushwork and providing the requisite swing feel in numerous places. Thiroux couldn’t have asked for a better set of band mates for a project like this. […]

Jazz History Online.com.
Throughout the album, Thiroux’s bass reveals her strong admiration for Ray Brown, with grooving lines and uncompromised swing. She has a direct link to Brown through her mentor and teacher, John Clayton, who also wrote the CD’s glowing liner notes. […]

Thiroux’s debut recording shows her deep attachment to swing and the refined manner of her vocal style. She exhibits reverence for the classics and demonstrates a natural ability to pen swing-based melodies. […]



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