Kelley Suttenfield

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: December 6    

Kelley Suttenfield is an acoustic jazz vocalist known for her unique interpretive style that clearly resonates with her listeners. Susan Frances of JazzTimes proclaims “Smoky, sultry fumes emanate from [her] vocals like liquid fire.” Kelley performs regularly in her home base of New York City, and has toured the Eastern US, Denmark, and the UK. Growing up in Virginia, Kelley routinely performed as a vocal soloist in school and church choirs, and won multiple state classical piano competitions by the age of ten. Later, while pursuing a degree in musical theatre, Kelley relocated to New York City, and that’s when her musical priorities began to shift towards jazz but with a more acoustic sound...
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Featured recording “Where Is Love?”

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Where Is Love?

Rhombus Records (2009)

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Nov22 Kelley Suttenfield
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New York, NY

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”Here’s a singer with a lot of great ideas, and the ability to deliver them. It’s her debut disc, and the closest thing I can compare it to is Madeleine Peyroux’s debut Dreamland, way back when. It’s got the same feel...Give me more!” - Jazz Weekly

“Smoky, sultry fumes emanate from Kelley Suttenfield’s vocals like liquid fire. Here's a gal who puts her entire being into the songs cradling the lyrics in her vocals and stoking the embers in the verses with a velvety touch.” - JazzTimes

A nice band and a superb singer make this recording a worthwhile addition to any jazzophiles collection...

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