12/1/14

Jann Klose Releases MOSAIC: Special Edition

Acclaim for Indie Artist Inspires Album with Songwriter’s Demos

Songwriting is all about the process, and few know that better than one of Pop/Singer-Songwriter’s most
Downloadable Cover of MOSAIC: Special Edition
outstanding vocalists, Jann Klose. He demonstrates this process from demo to radio-ready music on his new collectible CD, MOSAIC: SPECIAL EDITION, which he’s making available to the fans first at his New York City show at the Rockwood Music Hall this Saturday night (December 6) at 8 pm.

“His songs are sturdy, often soaring vehicles for the purity of his voice,” writes SiriusXM's Deep Tracks host Michael Tearson, in SING OUT magazine, the veteran standard for contemporary roots music. “Jann Klose is a richly textured artist.”

MOSAIC found acclaim on Little Steven’s Underground Garage show, Entertainment Tonight online, WFUV-New York City, C-Net, WBZ-Chicago, KCSN-Northridge, CA, KPFK-Los Angeles, as well as stations in Canada, the UK, Mexico, Spain, Germany, Indonesia, Australia. Since the album’s release in June 2013, he’s opened for and/or performed with a wide array of artists including Robyn Hitchcock, Paula Cole, John Oates, Liz Callaway, Pat Benatar, George Lamond, Bret Michaels, Jeffrey Gaines, Toby Walker Jr., Gary Lucas… Jann is winning fans around the world.

The special edition is for those who want a more intimate look at the artist and his process. The new release contains all the great songs on MOSAIC, as recorded with Grammy-winning producer James Frazee (Esperanza Spaulding, My Morning Jacket) and David Bendeth (Elvis Presley, Bruce Hornsby). The album also includes one new demo of the melodic “Anything,” and the original artist demos for “Make it Better,” “On and On,” “Long Goodbye,” “Falling Tears,” and “Four Leaf Clover.”

According to Jann, the Special Edition highlights the “way arrangements and lyrics will change and evolve. I wanted to let my audience in on that process.”

Born in Germany and Raised in Kenya, South Africa, and Hamburg, Jann currently lives in the melting pot called New York City when he is not touring the world. He won four Vox Pop Awards at the 2014 Independent Music Awards, including one for his cover of Tim Buckley’s “Song to the Siren” on MOSAIC. Two of Jann’s songs appear in the Australian documentary VENUE AT THE END OF THE WORLD which he is interviewed in, as is Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson and Dick Cavett. 

His music video MAKE IT BETTER is approaching 20,000 views. See it at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=stEjfSzO9CQ. His collaboration with singer/songwriter/guitarist Gary Lucas has resulted in a music video, MARY MAGDALENE (about 2012's Superstorm Sandy to help raise funds for Island Park, NY's Volunteer Fire Department). Jann sings Tim’s parts in the 2012 film GREETINGS FROM TIM BUCKLEY. He has released four solo albums and two EPs, has songs featured in films and TV, and plays 75-100 shows a year across North America, Europe, and Asia. 

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JANN KLOSE TOUR DATES 

12/6 Rockwood Music Hall, New York, NY
1/3/15 St. Pauli Museum, Hamburg, Germany
1/5/15  TBA, Hanover, Germany
1/6/15  Mein Haus Am See, Berlin, Germany
1/8/15  Saturn Kino, Barnstedt, Germany
1/9/15  Prinz Willy, Kiel, Germany
1/10/15 Haus Konzert, Barnstadt, Germany
1/12/15 Wohnzimmerkonzert, Barnstadt. Germany
1/30/15 Fiddler's Crossing, Tehachapi, CA
2/1/15 SOhO Restaurant, Santa Barbara, CA
2/6/15 Don Quixote's w/ Tempest, Felton, CA
2/8/15 Fresno Folklore Society at Mea Cuppa Coffee, Fresno, CA
2/13/15 WitzEnd Live, Venice, CA
3/14/15 Ethical Brew, Teaneck, NJ
4/17/15 Electric Maid, Washington DC
4/24/15 Shaggy Turtle House Concert, Charlotte, NC
4/25/15 SLHC Concerts Basement Series, Hickory, NC
8/9/15  Cozy Cabin Concerts, New Jersey 
9/5/15  Cadyville Concerts, Plattsburgh, NY
4/9/16  Riverfolk Concerts, Honesdale, PA


Lucas Klose's Mary Magdalene www.youtube.com/watch?v=SA-GJNH0I38 

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