Jazz zangeres Katelijne van Otterloo


Katelijne van Otterloo is one of Holland's finest jazz vocalists. She is a very charming personality which reflects in her way of singing and performing: her quartet is remarkable for its spontaneous way of making music. Interaction with the people and adaption to the atmosphere is a trademark for this musical and talented singer.
Review 2010 quote: “Katelijne’s voice is like magic”…….

Katelijne is accompanied by piano, bass and drums - or guitar and bass - and sings besides her own songs in English, songs of The American Songbook (Gershwin, Porter, Ellington etc.), latin jazz song of Ivan Lins, A.C. Jobim, and pop-jazz songs of Randy Crawford. Stevie Wonder, Norah Jones, George Benson, Cindy Lauper etc. all in her own, swinging style: Pop-Jazz with a spark!

Katelijne was inspired as a young girl by  Ella Fitzgerald who actually 'made' her sing jazzmusic and 'taught' her how to dance on the melodylines.
Later she discovered  jazz vocalists like Carmen McRae, Kurt Elling, Al Jarreau,... 
She is very active and often seen in Dutch and European jazz stages (Thailand (Bangkok, Hua Hin), Amsterdam, Nice, Cannes, Antwerp, Brussels, Nuerenberg, Hamburg),  produced several popjazz CD’s like 'Full Colour' (2004, own songs), ‘Colors of Jazz’ (2008) and ‘Cat’s Tale’ (2013) which both were also released in Thailand.

Listen to her music on discography and video. Enjoy! 

Previously released albums are Epps&Cathy (duo), Full Colour (with mostly her own songs) and
Colors of Jazz (newly arranged jazz).
Katelijne van Otterloo just released her new album Cat's Tale - pop- and jazz standards, newly arranged
Click here for 'Nature Boy'

Her CD ‘Colors of Jazz’ was recommended by Europe’s First Lady of Jazz Rita Reys:
“Love, words set to music. Katelijne is relaxed. Her phrasing, her sense for swing and timing always present. Her presentation is modest but at the same time direct and convincing.
And that is all right and as it should be.
She lives her lyrics and tells the story with love and emotion. On top of this all she is a gorgeous young woman. As well as lovable and intelligent.
This CD “Colors of Jazz” by Katelijne is in every aspect worthwhile and deserves to be listened to."

Rita Reys

Katelijne performed all over the World in the nineties  with her girls group Exposure, including radio and tv performances. She was nominated for the North Sea Jazz Festival with her jazz duo Epps & Cathy and was daily on prime-time tv-programm she presented. 
With her husband, Bas van Otterloo, the son of the well-known conductor, arranger, composer Rogier van Otterloo, she wrote pop-jazz songs and made an album. A theatre-tour in Holland was the successful result. Katelijne as jazz/pop singer is active in different formations from duo to quintet and played recently with jazz-guru’s like Ruud Jacobs, Louis van Dijk, Ferdinand Povel, Thijs van Leer en Peter Beets.             

Soon there will be more information available in English.



Voor boekingen kunt u contact opnemen met:
Artiestenburo Van Otterloo telefoon 0297-520000 of kijk op www.burovanotterloo.nl