ASCAP award-winning vocalist Kathy Kosins has won the hearts of critics and fans around the globe with her eclectic musical palette that expands the rich history of jazz and soul.
As a lead vocalist she recorded for both Carrere (Sony) and Quality Records and later toured with Was/Not Was. Stints with the JC Heard and Nelson Riddle Orchestras led to a 1996 release of All In A Dreams Work, an impressive debut featuring a first rate collection of nine originals and a cover of the Miles Davis composition “Four.” Reported by over 250 Jazz stations, she reached the top 20 in the Gavin Report.
Kosins has recorded and shared the stage with many well known artists including Aaron Goldberg, Reuben Rogers, Eric Harland, Peter Bernstein, Larry Koonse, Tamir Hendelman, Robert Hurst, Jeremy Pelt, Jon Ellis, Howard Levy, Don Was, Martin Wind, Ben Wolfe, Michael Henderson, Cyrus Chestnut, Terell Stafford, Randy Brecker, Javon Jackson, Larry Goldings, James Moody, Kevin Mahogany, Bernard Purdie and Greg Hutchinson.
Named Jazz Composer of the Year by the Michigan Council for the Arts, Kosins has received grants from Michigan’s ArtServe advocacy group for her workshops teaching performance skills alongside business strategies for independent artists across the US.