Kathryn Bostic was nominated for a Drama Desk award – “Outstanding Music in a Play” for the critically acclaimed Broadway production “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo” by Rajiv Joespeh starring Robin Williams. Her music helped garner the Drama Desk win and Tony nomination for Sound Design. Her work in theater and film have also been a part of her own storytelling as a songwriter.
Here are a few selections of her self-produced CD “From Me to You” featuring some of the greatest musicians and artists worldwide. Kathryn is already in the studio working on her next recording!
Hear the buzz about her delicious vocals, warm piano playing and heartfelt music.
“I have had the pleasure of working with Kathryn as a composer as well as hearing her perform live, and I can say without reservation, she is the real deal.”
-George S. Clinton-Award Winning Film Composer, Chair of Berklee College of Music Film Scoring Dept.
“Kathryn Bostic is a MAJOR song-writing talent. Her lyrics are evocative and deep; her music is expressive, original and catchy. These are songs that stay with you. She is also a masterful singer and performer.”
-Peter Golub- Composer and Director, Sundance Composers Fellowship
“It was my sincere pleasure to be involved in the recording of these inspiring songs. “Riverman” is a visceral musical experience. It evokes a journey of the heart down the river of the soul and returns you invigorated, “safely home.”
-Darryl Jones – Bass player extraordinaire
“Kathryn is one of the most innovative and talented writer/musicians I have heard in a long time. Listening to Kathryn’s soulful voice brings to mind sultry, sexy innuendos that will leave you and I always wanting more. Not to mention her piano playing! KB’s voiceings and dexterity is coming from an R&B root with Jazz influences that make total sense with what her message is saying lyrically. Bring it Kathryn Bostic! We love you!”
-Ricky Peterson- Artist, Producer, Keyboardist extraordinaire
“Kathryn Bostic is a true artist. Great composer, arranger, vocalist and engaging performer. I’ve worked with a plethora of masterful international artists, and Kathryn is organically on equal footing!”
-Will Calhoun- Drummer extraordinaire
* Keb Mo – guest vocals on “Riverman”
* Bernard Fowler – guest vocals on “Rainmaker”
* Darryl Jones – bass
* Doug Wimbish – bass
* Jeff Novack – bass
* Will Calhoun – drums
* Herman Matthews – drums
* Paul Peterson – drums
* Ricky Peterson – organ
* Tom Regis – synths, keyboards on”Wings of Stone”
* Greg Leisz – pedal steel/dobro
* Nils – guitar
* Paul Ricci – guitar
* Bryan Zee – acoustic guitar, on “Rainmaker”
* Jason Moss – acoustic guitar on “Already There”
* My gospel choir partners on “Wings of Stone” – Phil Furey, Guy Maeda, and Rodney Wayne
* Engineered and Mixed by Bryan Zee
* Additional engineering by – Michael Sena, Steve Reid, and Michael Wells
* Mastering – Dale Becker at The Mastering Cafe