Kai Hoffman

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

'The Queen of Swing!’ – Ian Shaw, (BBC Jazz Awards winner Best Vocalist 2004 & 2007)

'Kai is one of the most authentic sounding vocalists on the scene today – and puts her music across with great swing, talent and entertainment.' – Ray Gelato (Winner of Ronnie Scott’s Best Band & Radio 2 Best Jazz Vocalist Nominee)

American jazz singer, recording artist and Queen of the Vintage Vocals Miss Kai Hoffman has been resident at Ronnie Scott’s in London – one of the oldest jazz clubs in the world - since 2008 with her fabulous swing and jump jive band, Kai’s Cats. A Time Out Critic's Choice club night, Kai’s ‘Live & Let Jive’ is every first Thursday at Ronnie Scott's Bar...
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    Do It While You Can

    Broad Reach Records
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Featured recording “Do It While You Can”

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Do It While You Can

Broad Reach Records (2013)

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“[Kai] is the whole package from head to toe” - Jazzwise Magazine

“..a TRUE entertainer, and we don't see so many of those anymore!” - Jim Caruso @ Birdland, NY, NY

“The Queen of Swing!” - Ian Shaw (BBC Presenter & Award-winning vocalist) “An insatiable joie de vivre rare in these cynical times...” - Stephen Graham, Marlbank

“A thoroughly enjoyable, lively, sassy, whirlwind of songs sung and played well, songs with an assertive feel” - Ann Alex, Bebop Spoken Here

“[A] sensational performance” - Lance Liddle, Bebop Spoken Here

“[A] high-energy performer [...] Hoffman has much individuality in her approach [...] using the richness of her voice to great effect, and also displaying fine pitch and great phrasing...

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