Erin Krebs is a dynamic vocalist who is quickly gaining a reputation in the Midwest as one of Wisconsin's premier and most treasured performers. Ranging from sultry, sexy-smooth jazz vocal stylings to double-barreled, whiskey bottle Blues shoutin', Ms. Krebs delivers beautiful arrangements of classic standards and new tunes alike. Influenced by Etta James, Big Mama Thornton, Koko Taylor,Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, and Dinah Washington, her performances exude confidence and a passion for life that audiences instantly recognize as genuine and heartfelt.
Originally from Southern Wisconsin, Erin moved to Oshkosh where she attended UWO and received a BA in Music Education in 1998. She is an accomplished flute and woodwind player and currently teaches music at a private school in De Pere, WI. Additionally, Erin also maintains a private studio where she teaches woodwind, brass, piano, and voice lessons.
Erin often works in a duo with veteran guitarist, Jeff Johnson. Jeff has most recently been recognized by The Guitar Center as one of Wisconsin's most versatile and accomplished guitarists.
Erin works with and has worked with several musicians in the area. Here is a list of those she has performed with more recently in alphabetical order by instrument: Guitar- Jeff Johnston, Byron Trammell, and Tom Theabo; Piano/Keys- Brian Gruselle, Mark Martin, and Joe Slyzelia, Bass- John Gibson, Drew Hicks, Andy Mertens, Andy Sachen, and Kevin Wells; Drums- Randy Harrah, Jeff Roblee, John Stelzer, and Mike Underwood; Saxophone- Ross Catterton, and Stephen Cooper.
Most recently in the studio: Check out Sly Joe and the Smooth Operators newest album, The Straight Goods! Erin sings back up vocals on "Your Smile is Priceless" and sings a verse and some harmonies on "We Touch".
Erin Krebs: Vocalist
Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, Eva Cassidy, Norah Jones, Sarah Vaughan, Roberta Flack, Diana Krall, Alicia Keys, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, Koko Taylor, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 30 - 240 minutes
See reviews for some actual audience perspective...From a service perspective you are dealing with a punctual, organized, and talented professional that will do her best to communicate with you about the needs for your event. From a musical perspective, you will hear a wide variety of styles- jazz, blues, R&B, and popular music- all performed in a unique and heartfelt way. You will hear and see how Erin takes a song and makes it her own and truly lets you into her heart while she's singing. If you like music, you will not be disappointed!
Muscians bring own items and equipment
We bring any necessary equipment for our own use, or can use what the venue provides if it is in good working condition.
Contact Erin for her set lists.
2006: 15 gigs
2007: 20 gigs
2008: 30 gigs
2009: 50 gigs
2010: 75 gigs
2011: 80 gigs
2012: 100 gigs
2013: 25 gigs (so far)
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Anniversary Party, Bar/Lounge, Birthday Party, Christmas Party, Concert Venue, Corporate Event, Festival, Holiday Party, Hotel, Private Party, Restaurant, Reunion, Studio Session, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception