Kathy with Johnny Mandel after her performance in Los Angeles, Aug 5th, 2012
"...An in the pocket swinger with a sultry alto and a literate feel for lyrics..."
– Paul de Barros – Seattle Times Jazz Critic
"...Her words flow as effortlessly as maple syrup over hot pancakes..."
– Ralph A. Miriello – Huffington Post
"The sultry Kathy Kosins, a Lady of Cool in her own right, captures the essence of Connor, O'Day, Christy, and London, four pioneering, influential women of West Coast Jazz through the spiritual embodiment that exudes from the sounds of her smooth, warm voice. A toast to you, Kathy, a Lady of Cool."
– Larissa Hale
"Kathy Kosins is a joy to hear. Her lyrics on Hershey's Kisses melt in her mouth."
– Johnny Mandel
"...she authentically recreates a lost genre of female jazz singing..."
– Ralph A. Miriello
Kathy Kosins demonstrates 21st Century state of the art jazz singing.
– Will Friedwald
The Chicago Reader would rave about her 'solid intonation, unwavering swing and a voice that can conjure both the girl next door and her older wiser sister.' Harnessing the essence of the song with imaginative interpretations and sassy savoir faire.
Kathy Kosins' " Monks Dream"... acrylic on canvas, is now hanging in the Thelonious Monk Institute, Los Angeles, CA
"Best of Jazz Picks for 2012"
Ladies of Cool
Live by Request
Rhapsody in Boop
Videos courtesy of the Rising Jazz Stars Foundation