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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: December 28, 1977

STYLE: jazz, pop, folk.

Kelsey Jillette sings jazz and jazz-infused folk, funk and world music. Rooted in the classic jazz tradition, Jillette's taste ranges from Latin traditional to country, folk-pop to funk, hard swing to mellow groove. Whether singing in English, Spanish or Portuguese, her sound is intimate and soulful. “The Kelsey Jillette Group is not simply a backing band for a talented vocalist,” (JAZZ.COM) but a gifted and generous group of players who seek to reach aficionados and new listeners alike.

Born in Washington, D.C., Kelsey Jillette holds degrees in Theater Arts (Brown University) and Jazz Performance (New School University)...
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”Your singing is wonderful! Absolutely! Unique, lyrical, individual. Believe you’re the best female vocalist I’ve heard in a long time. “ ” Norm Weinstein, winner of Deems Taylor-ASCAP award for jazz journalism, currently covering jazz for The Christian Science Monitor

“What a pleasure it is to hear the talented jazz vocalist Kelsey Jillette...an intriguing voice...breathy, yet has a deepness at the same time...a cool emphatic manner that compels you to listen to every word. The Kelsey Jillette Group is the real deal. You need to give them a listen.” ” Walter Kolosky (reviewing Turn out the Stars) JAZZ.COM

“[Jillette] owns some well-honed pipes and the emotive powers to use them effectively...Together, vocalist and musicians creatively transform historic material into an engaging modern mode...

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Music

In New York

Leading Tone Records
2005

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