Classic jazz wrapped in a cool urban New York style

"This is the kind of imaginative recording that's needed today. Just so we won't forget that jazz vocalists are a different breed, not an after thought of a commercial vocalist that decide they can sing jazz too. This is a compilation of classic jazz wrapped in a cool, urban New York style. ...Ms. Bøttern handles the well thought out interpretations with flowing ease. ...This cd is both nostalgic bringing to mind music from the 60's and yet modern with arrangements performed by a very supportive talented group of musicians." - Deborah Brown, jazz vocalist

Live performances with Louise Bøttern Group...

.. just KICK OFF YOUR SHOES and relax!

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Here’s a few tracks from my album “Kick Off Your Shoes” – available as digital download and CD.


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”Kick Off Your Shoes” was released in March 2015. The album offers a collection of jazz songs mainly from the 1960’s – from a time when jazz and popular music was one and the same. Jazz singer Louise Bøttern has