Katherine Pritchard
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Katherine Pritchard

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The best kept secret in music

Press


"Pritchard is living proof that craft and passion are not mutually exclusive. Her songs and performances are flawles gems that move the heart as well as the mind." - Fred Geobold, "Lightshow"


"Electric ... a female reminiscent of Leonard Cohen in scope and spectrum." - Benett Pomerantz


"Melancholic and wise original songs." - Time Out New York


"Great songs! Great peformance! Great radio!" - Irwin Gonshak, Producer, "Anything Goes"


"She is exposed, offering insight into her songs, her life, her desires ... witty, introspective offerings." - Lisa Fairbanks


Discography

Double Exposure
Radio Free KP (recording of solo radio broadcast)
In Progress

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Bio

Pritchard presents: a modern, poetical, lyrical, narrative musical set piece in a single song. When Pritchard tells a story, you live out the drama of her experience with her, whether humorous or heartbreaking.
(Some fans have said: “Dark and beautiful … a visionary.”)
Pritchard’s visceral singing style and complex lyrics evoke comparisons to the songs of Leonard Cohen and the hip heat of jazzy songstress Peggy Lee.
Influences: traditional folk songs, classical music, jazz, Broadway musicals, T.S. Eliot, and Warner Bros. cartoons.
The songs: Riddled and ribald with black humor … steely-eyed observations of love and the miseries and mysteries of existence.
Recently: Wrote the theme song and did the vocals for a TV pilot (“Say What?”) awarded the Silver Medal for Excellence for Best Impact of Music In Independent Film (Short Films) by the 2004 Park City Film Music Festival.
The writing: a blend of angst, wit and Sturm and Drang in song tracking the vicissitudes of blonde hair in a dark world.
Has performed at: The Apollo Theater, The Friars Club, Don’t Tell Mama, Club Passim (Boston), Fast Folk Café, The Colony Café (Woodstock), Cornelia Street Cafe, C-Note, Arlene’s Grocery, Meow Mix, Rumble in the Red Room/Pulse Theater, Sacred Clowns Comedy Orchestra, Tribes Hill Music Festival.
Sings in the shower: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered (by Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart)
Aspiration: Create a Henry James story in a song (that's the novelist, not the trumpeter)
Wouldn’t throw out of bed: Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Evans, Greg Brown