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kory livingstone

Concord, Ontario, Canada

Concord, Ontario, Canada
Band Jazz Acoustic


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"Barrie Jazz festival"

“To accompany yourself on piano while singing...with elegance great panache requires enormous talent. Kory Livingstone, just like Nat King Cole & Ray Charles before him, succeeds in this most demanding area of Jazz...his rich voice and lyrical piano playing are perfectly suited...” Barrie Jazz & Blues Festival - Barrie Jazz Festival

"740 am radio"

“Kory Livingstone.... the beginning of something very special ! ... the next sensational male singer in terms of
the standards in Jazz & soft Jazz “
George Jonescu, Radio 740 - george jonescu

"Audience Feedback"

"It was nice to see a whole different side of you....
I was touched... it brought tears to my eyes" - Re: Kory's original songs


Kory has his own recording and publishing company, Crestant Records, that he uses to promote his CD’s.
Juno 2000 Award List Nominee for best Jazz vocalist and best Jazz instrumental CD.
1.The Poet.. piano instrumental , that has received air play since 1991
2.Kory Livingstone.. self-titled CD featuring some of Kory's original instrumental songs. It has recieved steady air play since 1992
3.They Say It's Wonderful.. CD of collection of jazz standards plus original tunes. This CD was Juno 2000 Award List Nomination
4. You Were in my Eyes..This is a CD of original songs that Kory has high hopes for.
5. Three Billy Goats Gruff.. This CD is Kory's rendition of the this classic fairytale retold with his original songs.

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HOMETOWN: Toronto,Canada.
MUSIC TRAINING: 1.Royal Conservatory of Music(piano & composition)
2.Jazz piano studies with the late Allan Ray(one time accompanist to Billie Holiday)
3.Wilfred Laurier University (music)

MUSICAL INFLUENCES Thelonius Monk; Bill Evans; Arnold Schoenberg;

Early on in Kory’s career, he was fortunate to meet Ray Carrol, an original member of the Platters. Ray took Kory under his wing helped him develop his voice and learn the finer points of being a professional entertainer.
Kory went on to study voice with other prominent voice coaches, including a Hazzan, who taught him how to sing in the “Bel Canto “ style.

As a singer/songwriter Kory has released 5 CD's, on hios own label, Crestant Records.

Kory has developed a tribute concert to the Nat King Cole Trio, that continues to draw large audiences wherever he presents it.

A multi-talented musician. An experienced professional, he continually displays the competence, skill, & artistry of a real “pro” in any type of venue... concert halls, corporate/private events, clubs.

His performance formats are; piano-vocal soloist; jazz trio; dance band. His repertoire runs the gambit from Duke Ellinton to Billy Joel including his original material!