You Were in My Eyes
Kory Livingstone... The beginning of something very special ! ... The next sensational male singer in terms of the standards in Jazz & soft Jazz' (George Jonescu, Radio 740) 'To accompany yourself on piano while singing ...with elegance great panache requires enormous talent. Kory Livingstone, just like Nat King Cole & Ray Charles before him, succeeds in this most demanding area of Jazz....his rich voice and lyrical piano playing are perfectly suited..( Barrie Jazz & Blues Festival A Toronto native, Kory started his professional career playing the piano bar circuit in local hotels.Taking the advice of Ray Carrol,an original member of the famous Platters, Kory developed his talents as a singer,composer and songwriter. In 1985 Kory established his own record label and publishing company,Crestant Records,releasing an original instrumental version of his song The Poet. His first CD, selt-titled'Kory Livingstone', features his original instrumental compositions and is a local favourite in South Western Ontario. In response to popular demand by fans who had heard his rich soothing voice in concert, Kory recorded a second album, 'They Say It's Wonderful' . This award winning recording of famous Jazz standards, which also includes a couple of Kory's own compositions, was a nomination to the 2000 Canadian Juno Awards List. At live performances of Kory's latest album,'You Were in my Eyes',audiences have raved saying ...'It brought tears to my eyes !...'it was nice seeing a whole different side of you !' Kory comes from a Jazz/Classical background, yet the songs he writes cover an wide range of musical genres, all of which express his talent as a unique singer-songwriter, pianist & arranger. Conceived and written in 2000, Kory's musical revue, A Tribute to the Nat 'King' Cole Trio, continues to pack theatres everywhere he presents it!