"Kira Linn is a very talented young baritone saxophone player. In her compositions, she explores the jazz language in depth while developing her own distinctive musical vision." - Jorge Rossy
Kira Linn is a German baritone saxophonist, singer and composer. As the bandleader of her formation Linntett, she has already played over 40 concerts and released two albums: «Nature» (2017) via Double Moon Records und «A Traveller’s Tale» (2020) via Laika Records. In 2023 her third album «Illusion» was released on the English label Whirlwind Recordings, which deals with topics such as diversity, climate protection and the corona pandemic. The Wiesbaden native expanded her jazz cosmos to include pop, indie, RnB and neo-soul.
Linn has also played as a soloist with formations such as the German National Youth Jazz Orchestra, the Frankfurt Radio Big Band and the Swiss Jazz Orchestra. She is also a permanent member of the Pascal Klewer Big Band, Francesca Gaza's Ensemble "Kügelförmigkeit" and the Salome Moana Band. In addition to Europe, her concert activities have also taken her to America, Southeast Asia and South Africa. She has collaborated with Randy Brecker, Jorge Rossy and Domenic Landolf. Kira Linn studied Jazz Saxophone and Composition in Nuremberg and Basel. She currently lives and works between Cologne and Basel.