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Based out of St.Paul, Minnesota
Connections between partners, whether they be spiritual, romantic or creative can be the origin of true magic. The journey of Brianna and Kurt, and evolution of their creative collaboration, has yielded music that defines both of them through the vehicle of The Jorgensens. There is an honest authenticity of the repertoire they’ve created which is both timeless and classic. Their performances are genuine, soulful and relatable for many who will hear these songs. This kismet did not emerge overnight, but is the product of years of being in one another’s creative lives, collaboration, friendship, and inevitably falling in love.
Kurt Jorgensen has been a long time band leader, releasing eight albums to date, while receiving the praise of fans and critics alike. The Minnesota Music Awards has presented Kurt with singer of the year, entertainer of the year, songwriter of the year, album of the year, and song of the year.
Brianna Tagg-Jorgensen has played in a number of bands due to her multi instrumental talents. Being proficient at piano, guitar, and has been lucky enough to tour nationwide. Brianna has performed multiple times at South by Southwest and was the lead vocal on a track that was nominated for an Independent Music Award.
Kurt and Brianna Jorgensen have toured the nation with their unique sound finding it to be a success no matter what the audience.
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Press for "Americana Soul"
"The Jorgensen’s have stirred a rich and resilient musical brew, allowing that degree of craft and credence the music so decidedly deserves." - Lee Zimmerman
"The musical content featured throughout Americana Soul is just one part of what makes this latest offering from The Jorgensens so engaging and entertaining to so many listeners. The lyrical content that accompanies the record’s musical arrangements makes for its own enjoyment." - Philspicks
"I will say it now: this album is superb in what it conveys. It’s so different from all the other “chocolate soldier” groups and music out there. They are such an enjoyable breath of fresh air, bringing what was once old leap-frogging into the 21st century, that I will be breathing in for a long time to come." - Dennis Russo
"It’s this closeness that radiates through every note, twang, and lyric of their songs, as evidenced on the current feel-good single “Old Black Crow”, which is already making waves at radio. This simpatico energy burns bright on Americana Soul." - Robert Kinsler
"The unit is feisty with its sometimes-swampy approach that has penetrating music." - Americana Highways
"It’s this closeness that radiates through every note, twang, and lyric of their songs, as evidenced on the current feel-good single “Old Black Crow”, which is already making waves at radio. This simpatico energy burns bright on Americana Soul." - Rock n Load
"Blending influences from the Blues, Bluegrass, traditional spirituals, and Jazz, the group also blends different personalities in their work." - Hannah Means- Shannon
"This most perfectly manicured and infectiously sweet-sounding new album opens on the harmonious, blues soul twang of Old Black Crow..." - Anne Carlini
"The blues ballad "Leave Your Light On" finds the couple sharing lead vocals and enhancing the traditional soundscape with creative harmonies." - Robert Kinsler
"Over time, their virtuosic musical chops and down-to-earth sound have drawn fans and accolades as they blend blues, country and jazz into a sound aptly summed up by the title of their latest album, Americana Soul. The record exemplifies the way a close relationship can infuse music with rich emotional resonance and joy." - Carol Roth
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