Little Words

by Katie Ernst

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Exquisitely packaged in a six-panel wallet designed by master artist David J. Woodruff. Includes all seven Dorothy Parker Poems printed inside!

    Includes unlimited streaming of Little Words via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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released February 10, 2015

Katie Ernst - bass & voice
Dustin Laurenzi - tenor saxophone
Samora Pinderhughes - piano & keyboards
Andrew Green - drums

Poetry by Dorothy Parker

Katie Ernst wishes to thank the NAACP for authorizing the use of Dorothy Parker's works.

Songs composed by Katie Ernst (BMI), "But Not Forgotten" composed by Katie Ernst (BMI) and Dustin Laurenzi (BMI).

Produced by Stuart Mindeman and Katie Ernst
Recorded at Transient Sound, Chicago, IL
Engineered and mixed by Vijay Tellis-Nayak
Mastered by Brian Schwab
Design by David J. Woodruff
Photos of diatoms by Robert Lavigne,


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Katie Ernst Chicago, Illinois

"A great bassist, composer, and lyricist, she has an uncanny ability to mix traditions... following her voice is like reading a great novel."
- Jason Moran, Artistic Director for Jazz at the Kennedy Center

Katie Ernst is a bassist, vocalist, and composer from Naperville, IL. Her recent compositions are inspired by the poetry of American writer Dorothy Parker.
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