Karin Krog (born 15 May 1937) is a Norwegian jazz singer. She is the great granddaughter of Anders Heyerdahl (1832–1918), a Norwegian composer, musician, genealogist, folklorist and local historian, and married (1957–2001) to the jazz journalist Johannes (Johs.) Bergh (1932–2001).
Life and career
Krog started singing jazz as a teenager and attracted attention while performing in jam sessions in Oslo. In 1955 she was hired by the pianist Kjell Karlsen to sing in his sextet. In 1962 she started her first band, and that same year she became a student of the Norwegian-American singer Anne Brown. Krog studied with Brown until 1969. In the 1960s she performed with the rhythm and blues band Public Enemies, releasing the hit singles "Sunny" and "Watermelon Man".
She has worked with Vigleik Storaas, Jacob Young, Terje Rypdal, Arild Andersen, Jan Garbarek, Dexter Gordon, Kenny Drew, Don Ellis, Steve Kuhn, Archie Shepp, Paul B…Read more on Wikipedia