Life is a playground
The well -traveled, Léah Kline is a poetess, lyricist, vocalist and an accomplished stage performer, who has enjoyed the privilege of performing in virtually every field of entertainment.
Dance, Drama, Radio, TV, Film, and Cabaret/ Cruise ship, Festivals stages, Musical Theater, Concert Halls / garden parties and hole-in-the-walls. …The stage is her playground. Her love for making music lies in the playful co-creation that is the nature of jazz. She has entertained audiences throughout Europe, Asia, and the US and loaned her voice to countless projects. Self-proclaimed Half American/ Half Dutch; she started her Jazz career in Los Angeles, but it really took off when she moved to Amsterdam in 2000. After her first two (2) albums she had the honor of being listed as “one of the Top500 Jazz Singers” in the book, The Jazz Singers – the Ultimate Guide. As well as, “ worthy of wider recognition” honor from the Dutch music organisation ,Buma/Stemra. Léah Kline has appeared on 9 albums that show a wide variety of color in her voice. Though her voice lends itself to the classic jazz sound. Her taste in music and projects is eclectic. She has a bit of Ella Fitzgerald, Gretchen Parlato, Nancy Wilson, Jill Scott and Natalie Cole in her. Throughout all her projects, she holds a high standard in her sense of timing, phrasing, playful presence, and interpretation of the lyric.
“She’s a great singer who brings a jazz sensibility and adventure to everything she sings” .
~ Scott Yanow (LA jazz critic- Author of the Jazz Singers- the Ultimate Guide)