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Kayle Brecher

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Unique jazz vocalist, composer, and arranger, Kaylé Brecher (Kay-La BrecKer) is a singer who is at once completely distinctive and an amalgamation of her great musical influences. Showcase Magazine once described her sound as “a supple voice that suggests the pairing of Sheila Jordan and Sarah Vaughan.” One could accurately add Morgana King and Ella Fitzgerald to that description. Hers is a versatile and flexible instrument, which can move from silky, smooth and subtle to bold and bluesy; refined to brash and raw. Kaylé's instrumental and compositional approach to singing leads to explorations of the mood, texture and style in each individual tune, which results in exciting variety. ...
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    Spirals And Lines

    Penchant Four Records
    2013
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    Kayl Brecher: Spy Music

    Penchant Four Records
    2005
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Spirals And Lines

Penchant Four Records (2013)

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”(Kaylé Brecher's) scat improvisations are evocative of Sheila Jordan and, to a degree, Janet Lawson. She manipulates syllables for rhythmic impetus, although she doesn’t include the exaggerated enunciation that was the trademark of Lawson or, more recently, Fay Victor. Still, her textual messaging, at least on Spirals and Lines, is every bit as evident as Victor’s socio-political writing.” ~Ratzo Harris, jazz artist, composer, jazz journallist for NewMusicBox (review August 24, 2012)

”Spirals and Lines is a consistently colorful and intriguing set by the very talented singer-arranger-composer Kayle Brecher...

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Primary InstrumentVocalist

LocationPhiladelphia, PA

Credentials/BackgroundConservatory of Musical Arts, Audubon, NJ 215-850-4162 accepting intermediate through advanced, beginners by audition only

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