“Making It” with Kurt Elling
About this episode
Kurt Elling is a GRAMMY Award winner, jazz singer and songwriter. Born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Rockford, Elling became interested in music through his father, who was Kapellmeister at a Lutheran church. He encountered jazz while a student at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota. After college, he enrolled in the University of Chicago Divinity School, but he left one credit short of a degree to pursue a career as a jazz vocalist. Tune in to hear all of our episodes at www.terrywollman.com or wherever you enjoy streaming podcasts.