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Jeanne Kuhns-Music



I love to sing, I love to write about the world around me which is messy and fragile, brilliant, hopeless and hopeful, brave and terrifying. I have a lot of experience relating to people from my years as a nurse, and for the last 18 years have been offering my music as medicine to audiences that need a little hope, clarity, and honesty. I just love sharing insights with you and learning from your stories. I love to sing for women's groups, art openings, house concerts, coffee shops, auditoriums, alone or with Small Forest, George Sawyn, the Buckets of Rain Band, Wise Women Shows or anyone who will share a song with me. Community and connectivity is everything. 



Jeanne sings solo,  just her expressive voice and simple rhythm guitar. Performing her original songs, impressions of life with strong connections to nature and stories that have etched an experience in her heart. She has a passion for the natural world and saving it, connections between people and the struggles and miracles of surviving every day life. Kuhns' voice nuanced and capable of expressing her emotions with a low breathy voice which carries up in to bell tones.  She'll sing the national anthem at your graduation or Amazing Grace at a funeral, or give an intimate performance for a womens gathering, share in a songwriter circle, and more, not much of a dance band tho!!

Jeanne Kuhns and George Sawyn

An impressive pairing of Kuhn's powerful vocals, capable of low earthy rivers to clear high flights and Sawyn's masterful and versatile Jazz, Blues, Rock and Classical guitar playing.  Offering an all "Original Show" of songs arranged with Sawyn's gifted playing or a show of  their "Favorite Standards" that thrill the senses and intellect from the 1930's on up. 

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Small Forest

The Mother /Daughter singer/songwriter band of Jeanne Kuhns and Marybeth Mattson share lead vocals and harmonies equally, merging                                                                                both women's songwriting styles and musical                                                              backgrounds. Soaring harmonies, lyrical word paintings                                              and melodies that nestle in your heart.  Pure magic!

image by Suzanne Rose
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